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2014-03-13 08:24:45

Energy supplier adds price protection to its current residential electric variable rates in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the recent, unprecedented Polar Vortex have highlighted the potential for improvements so that customers are better protected from extraordinarily high energy bills during short term market events. Direct Energy, North America's largest energy and energy-related services provider, is announcing today that effective April 1, the...

2014-03-12 12:22:01

77% of Florida voters support current rooftop solar policy TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll, commissioned by The Alliance for Solar Choice, finds that more than three out of four Florida voters (77%) support net metering, a successful renewable energy policy that gives residents, schools and businesses full retail credit for the excess solar energy they put back on the grid. Utilities sell that clean energy to the customers' neighbors at the...

2014-03-05 23:28:47

Solar integrators, solar mounting manufacturers and clean energy advocates oppose legislating rate increase on net-metering solar customers; preferring Public Service Commission research and analysis to legislation. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As Utah's 2014 Legislative session begins, Rocky Mountain Power residential customers with solar panels participating in their net-metering system could face unexpected increases in their electricity bill and those considering...

2014-03-03 16:22:46

Vivint Solar Continues to Expand as New Sales and Operations Offices Open PROVO, Utah, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, the second largest U.S. residential solar provider, announced today it has completed three new tax equity transactions, enabling the funding of approximately $280 million worth of solar systems. The terms and financial institutions involved in these financings were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130806/LA59260LOGO "In 2013, we...

2014-02-26 08:23:00

Foresight Solar Fund to Acquire Projects Once Interconnected LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy service today announced the closing of a non-recourse debt financing arrangement with Deutsche Bank. The debt proceeds will be used to finance the construction of 56 megawatt (MW) portfolio of four utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects in the United Kingdom. The portfolio is expected to...

2014-02-24 23:21:21

Motion before NC Utilities Commission seeks to remedy negative effect from Duke Energy’s statements regarding net-metering. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 In January, Duke Energy Corporation officials indicated that they will seek to reduce how much North Carolina households are paid for generating electricity from solar panels. On February 24, 2014, the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) filed a motion for disclosure and equitable relief at the North Carolina...

2014-02-06 20:20:49

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) ("CUC" or "the Company") announced today its unaudited results for the Fourth Quarter ended December 31, 2013 (all figures in United States dollars). Net earnings for the three months ended December 31, 2013 ("Fourth Quarter 2013") were $5.8 million, a $1.7 million...

2014-02-05 23:26:05

Grand View Research has announced the addition of "Global Solar PV Industry Trends and Market Segment Forecasts To 2020" market research report to their database. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/solar-pv-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The global installed capacity for solar PV is expected to reach 489.8 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing push for sustainability has led to increased...

2014-02-05 16:23:08

- 150 MW Carousel Wind Farm to benefit power supplier's member systems WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. announced that it has entered into a 25-year agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC for a 150 megawatt wind power generating facility to be constructed in eastern Colorado. Under the 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), Tri-State will purchase the entire output and associated...

2014-02-04 23:04:02

Sterling Planet to supply affordable, sustainable energy blend to all schools joining renewable energy purchasing consortium. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Green Schools Alliance (GSA) took another “Big Step toward Small Footprints” today, announcing the selection of Sterling Planet as renewable energy provider to the Green Schools Renewable Energy Purchasing Consortium. Founded in 2013, the consortium invites all schools to collectively purchase renewable energy for...