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2014-04-02 08:24:51

"Promoting Green Travel to National Parks in the USA" HOUSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) are currently partners in an effort to help preserve our national parks and promote greener travel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121031/CL02947LOGO As part of the partnership, JustGreen Lifestyle has donated carbon credits to offset the greenhouse gas emissions...

2014-04-02 08:24:49

PSEG Long Island announces the results of the Clean Solar Initiative II UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Long Island announced today the results for Long Island's second Clean Solar Initiative. The feed-in-tariff program builds upon Long Island Power Authority's first feed-in tariff for solar energy and is designed to bring an additional 100 megawatts (MW) of solar energy to Long Island. After a four-month application period that ended on January 31, 2014, PSEG Long Island...

2014-04-02 08:24:39

Formed in partnership with the Shanghai Industrial Investment (Group) Co., USRG-Shanghai Renewable Energy Fund I, LP has been granted Shanghai's first cleantech fund license SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today US Renewables Group ("USRG") announced its RMB-dominated fund has been approved by the Shanghai Municipal Government Financial Services Office ("SMGFSO"). USRG-Shanghai Renewable Energy Fund I, LP ("USRG-Shanghai") is a joint venture between USRG and...

2014-04-01 12:26:53

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Biomass Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles Biomass Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company ProfilesSummary"Biomass Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013...

2014-04-01 12:26:26

PAROWAN, Utah, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Scatec Solar, the global independent solar power producer, received the final approvals necessary to proceed with the building of an 80 MW (ac) PV (photovoltaic) solar plant in Iron County, Utah. The Utah Red Hills Renewable Energy Park, set to be built on a site with excellent solar irradiation, will generate around 210 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per year, which will be fed into the grid under a twenty-year Power...

2014-04-01 12:26:17

Retail Energy Supplier Partnering with Arbor Day Foundation HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spark Energy, a Houston-based independent retail energy supplier, has announced it will plant a tree on behalf of each customer enrolling in a green energy plan in the month of April through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. "As we continue our focus on green solutions, we are excited to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation on an initiative that directly impacts...

2014-04-01 08:23:36

- Six projects will have combined output of 139 megawatts RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced the acquisition of six solar development projects from Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest developers of utility scale solar projects. The solar project sites are located in California's Fresno, Kern and Kings counties. "This investment is another important step forward for Dominion as we expand our renewable energy portfolio," said...

2014-04-01 08:23:09

First GESA Initiative Gathers Key U.S. and European Policy Makers and Regulators to Discuss Strategies for Reducing Emissions by Increasing Use of Energy Storage BERKELEY, Calif. , April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly created Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) has been established as an international non-profit organization to bring together many of the world's leading energy storage and clean energy industry associations to advance education, collaboration, and...

2014-04-01 08:22:46

Leading industry consortium for energy efficient IT further diversifies representation PORTLAND, Ore., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a strategic initiative, The Green Grid(®) Association, the leading industry voice on data center and information technology (IT) resource efficiency, will increase the number of seats on its board of directors, the consortium's governing body. "While our metrics and best practices have benefited businesses across the globe in improving resource...

2014-03-31 20:21:11

OAKVILLE, ON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced the closing of the acquisition of the remaining 40% of the 400 MW wind power portfolio (the "Projects") in the United States from Gamesa Wind US, LLC ("Gamesa") for total consideration of approximately US$115 million. Prior to today, APUC owned a 60% controlling interest in the Projects which were originally acquired through a newly formed partnership whose original...