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2014-09-30 20:21:01

BELMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt financing arrangement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The debt proceeds will be used to finance the construction of a SunEdison owned 23.8 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in the Ma'an...

2014-09-30 12:23:24

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith has been awarded a contract by the Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro to equip the Keeyask Generating Station located in Northern Manitoba, on the lower Nelson River, in Canada. The scope of work for Voith Hydro includes the design, supply and installation of seven new hydroelectric vertical propeller turbine generator units. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149316 The Keeyask Generating Station is being developed...

2014-09-30 08:24:18

Belle River Wind is fifth wind power project to be built in Ontario by Samsung and Pattern Development TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development" or the "Company") today announced they have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) for the 100 megawatt (MW) Belle River Wind project in Ontario. Samsung and Pattern Development will jointly develop, own...

2014-09-30 08:24:16

Signs long-term PPA with Minera Los Pelambres, an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals, for 104 MW Conejo Solar project in Chile SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding into the solar power market, Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development" or the "Company") today announced its Conejo Solar photovoltaic power project in Chile has secured a 22-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with an affiliate of Antofagasta Minerals SA. The 104 megawatt (MW) Conejo Solar project,...

2014-09-29 23:02:55

Calling for “clear, credible and consistent signals from policy makers,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) today released two reports saying solar could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) president and CEO Rhone Resch welcomed the reports, noting that solar is already the fastest growing renewable energy source in the U.S. and accounted for more than 50 percent of new generation capacity in the first half of 2014....

2014-09-29 16:22:32

Cheng Kin Ming building first-ever, vertically integrated clean energy supply chain NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheng Kin Ming, whose recent investments in solar companies are estimated to be worth nearly $20 billion - making him the world's largest private investor in clean technologies - is speaking publicly for the first time about his strategy to accelerate the world's transition to green cities. His approach is to identify the world's best, complementary clean...

2014-09-29 08:24:51

AllEarth Renewables Installs 366 of Its Innovative Solar Trackers SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2MW solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar provided multi-crystalline 260 watt PID resistant modules for the project. The project is the largest in North America to utilize distributed inverters and dual-axis trackers to maximize production. Claire Solar utilized 366...

2014-09-29 08:24:44

SYDNEY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ: CBDE), a diversified clean energy company and leading global provider of solar systems, has entered into an exclusive agreement with API Leisure & Lifestyle (API) through which Westinghouse Solar systems will be directly marketed to all API clients and members. API is Australia's leading provider of Employee Benefits Programs. API delivers an extensive program of benefits to the staff of many of the most...

2014-09-29 08:24:34

DALLAS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Power Generation Capacity and Output Forecasts Databook reports that provide data and forecast information for 16 key regions and countries of the world until 2040. Key countries and regions covered in these power generation market output and capacity databook reports include United States, Canada, Mexico, OECD Europe, Japan, South Korea, Australia/New Zealand, Russia, Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia other...

2014-09-26 23:01:34

Encouraged by smart, effective public policies, more and more Maryland K-12 schools are turning to solar to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot program....


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