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2010-11-04 12:19:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) is requesting bids for short-term renewable energy resources that can be delivered on or after Jan. 1, 2011, and for a period of one month up to three years. Bids are due Dec. 15, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) NV Energy is open to three different types of short-term renewable energy offerings: Renewable energy bundled...

2010-10-21 12:13:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy last night recognized six leading organizations for their leadership in advancing green power production and distribution during the 10th annual Green Power Leadership Awards in Portland, Ore. Across the nation, responsible companies and consumers voluntarily purchase renewable energy through local suppliers to help reduce America's dependence on foreign energy sources and expand an industry that is creating...

2010-10-19 06:30:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A Power Purchase Agreement for the sale of electricity from the proposed EnviroMission (ASX: EVM; OTCQX: EVOMY) Arizona Solar Tower development to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) has been placed on the agenda for approval at the next SCPPA board meeting on October 21, 2010. EnviroMission was selected as the only suitable solar energy project at the time of EnviroMission's successful submission to a 2008 SCPPA Request for Proposals...

2010-10-13 13:29:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Johannes Pfeifenberger, principal and utility practice leader at The Brattle Group, has estimated that $50 to $100 billion in transmission investment will be needed in order to integrate renewable power onto the existing electricity grid. He discussed these findings during the EUCI Transmission Cost Allocation conference taking place this week in Chicago. Mr. Pfeifenberger opened a panel discussion on transmission expansion for renewable energy...

2010-09-29 11:34:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Ohio Coal Association: Who: Mike Carey, President of the Ohio Coal AssociationWhat: Comments explaining Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) and its impact on coal, energy prices and Ohio's economyWhen: After Gov. Strickland's midday speech regarding RPSWhere: By phone and in-studio, please call 703-548-1160 to scheduleAbout Mike Carey: Mr. Carey is President of the Ohio Coal Association, President of the...

2010-08-10 13:33:00

DETROIT, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Two contracts totaling 20 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy capacity - or enough to power nearly 14,000 homes - were approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today, adding to Detroit Edison's renewable energy portfolio. The 20-year contracts, with WM Renewable Energy LLC and L'Anse Warden Electric Co., call for the energy to be generated from landfill gas and wood waste biomass, respectively. Detroit Edison plans to provide 10 percent...

2010-07-29 16:23:00

LAS VEGAS, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) has issued a Request for Offers (RFO) for renewable energy portfolio credits from qualified renewable energy generators. This solicitation requests proposals for the sale of renewable energy credits and all other renewable energy benefits, but does not seek the associated renewable energy from generation sources. Proposals can be for a contractual time length of five to 25 years. Energy credit proposals will be...

2010-07-26 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- At a meeting of representatives of the state and regional solar industry associations at Intersolar North America, the premier solar industry exhibition and conference held in San Francisco last week, the state solar industry associations agreed that it is time for Feed-in Tariffs, the policies that have proved to be wildly successful in Europe in accelerating the growth of solar and other renewables, to be adopted widely in the U.S. The consensus...

2010-07-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten prominent clean energy analysts, researchers, and engineers have published a declaration in the Carnegie Council's Policy Innovations online magazine calling for an 80 percent reduction in fossil fuel use over the next 20 years, offering their skills and laboratories to help realize this transformation. The full text of the declaration can be accessed at www.policyinnovations.org. "The tragedy in the Gulf is a warning we cannot ignore,"...

2010-07-21 11:26:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to promote and facilitate the development of renewable energy sources in Puerto Rico, the Government of Puerto Rico is establishing and implementing a series of new policies that will create the necessary legal framework to spearhead said development. Today, Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuno, signed into law several measures that clearly define Puerto Rico's public policy regarding renewable energy. The newly...