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2011-03-14 13:33:00

LAS VEGAS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) is seeking approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to enter into long-term power purchase agreements for 50 megawatts of new solar energy from two proposed photovoltaic projects in southern Nevada and 51 megawatts from a new geothermal project slated for Churchill County, Nev. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) Additionally, NV Energy is requesting permission to enter into...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

SHELDON, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy Wind LLC ("Invenergy") is announcing that it has entered into a ten-year agreement to sell Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from its High Sheldon Wind Farm to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). NYSERDA will apply the credits toward meeting New York's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Each REC represents one megawatt-hour (MWh) of clean, renewable electricity, put into the power grid in lieu of...

2010-12-16 14:31:17

The South could pay less for its electricity in 20 years than is currently projected if strong public policies are enacted to spur renewable energy production and use, according to a report released today by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Duke University. The 190-page report, "Renewable Energy in the South," builds on a short policy brief released last summer and provides an in-depth assessment of the scope of renewable energy resources in the South and their economic...

2010-12-07 14:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Intermittent renewables--wind and solar--are positioned by state Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) to become a "game-changer" in terms of grid operation and generation asset management. Depending on RPS, grid, and market specifics, some sections of the country could face electric system reliability issues within a year or two. This was one conclusion of technical experts participating in a special workshop, "Integrating Renewables Into the...

2010-12-06 12:09:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia will rely on the Generation Attribute Tracking System (GATS) from PJM Environmental Information Services, Inc. (PJM EIS) to achieve the objectives of its new renewable portfolio standard. The West Virginia Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Act requires that by 2025 at least 25 percent of the electricity supplied by in-state investor-owned electric utilities and retail suppliers serving more than 30,000...

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...


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