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2014-06-26 00:20:30

MONTREAL, June 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Windiga Energy, a Canadian-based independent renewable energy power producer, and the Government of Burkina Faso, as represented by Lamoussa Salif KABORE, Minister of Mines and Energy and Lucien Marie Noël BEMBAMBA, Minister of Economy and Finance, have signed an investment support agreement thereby enabling Windiga to become the first independent solar energy producer in the country. Siemens Energy Smart Generation Solutions has been...

2014-06-25 12:23:33

MONTREAL, June 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Windiga Energy, a Canadian-based independent renewable energy power producer, and the Government of Burkina Faso, as represented by Lamoussa Salif KABORE, Minister of Mines and Energy and Lucien Marie Noël BEMBAMBA, Minister of Economy and Finance, have signed an investment support agreement thereby enabling Windiga to become the first independent solar energy producer in the country. Siemens Energy Smart Generation Solutions has been...

2014-06-24 04:20:21

The George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital to Receive Significant Amount of Electricity From Solar Power WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Washington University (GW), American University (AU) and the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) announced Tuesday that they will create a renewable energy project that brings solar power from North Carolina to the D.C. institutions, showing that...

2014-06-02 23:03:12

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed new regulations under the Clean Air Act to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants, the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the United States, by 30 percent by 2030. After that announcement was made, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement: WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 As...

2014-05-27 23:02:09

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a comprehensive report, “Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d): The case for expanding solar energy in America.” The report offers a detailed, point-by-by point case as to why states should take advantage of clean solar energy as part of their efforts to comply with §111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce new air quality...

2014-05-23 08:22:04

ATLANTA, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the largest solar facility in New Mexico - the 50-megawatt (MW) Macho Springs Solar Facility. The Southern Power-Turner Renewable Energy partnership's seventh solar project and its second-largest overall, the facility is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 18,000 homes....

2014-05-20 00:20:14

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq, the leading private power generation company in Africa, has celebrated completion of two of its renewable energy projects in South Africa. On site ceremonies were held to mark the occasion and were well attended by national, local government, industry and community representatives. The 50 MW PV De Aar Solar Power and 50 MW PV Droogfontein Solar Power facilities are both located in the Northern Cape and have been generating clean energy...

2014-05-07 08:25:36

-- Combined output of 32 megawatts under long-term power purchase agreements RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D), one of the nation's largest energy providers, has acquired two stand-alone solar energy developments in southwest Tennessee. Commercial operation is slated for the fourth quarter of this year. The two projects are currently in late stage development by Strata Solar of Chapel Hill, N.C. All power and environmental attributes from both...

2014-04-22 23:07:44

In celebration of Earth Day – and as a way to encourage the widespread use of non-polluting energy sources – The Climate Group and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) have teamed up to create a Facebook campaign designed to accelerate the adoption of solar energy in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In celebration of Earth Day – and as a way to encourage the widespread use of non-polluting energy sources – The Climate Group and the Solar Energy...

2014-04-21 08:22:22

Utility Solar Facility Located in Kern County BELMONT, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services has interconnected a 20-megawatt AC (alternating current) solar plant in Kern County, California. The project, known as the Adobe Solar Facility, is owned by Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy and is composed of 80,000 SunEdison Silvantis(TM) Solar PV...


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