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2013-10-30 23:23:46

One of the largest PPAs signed in Indian history. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 New Generation Power, a Chicago based renewable energy company, along with Premier Solar Group, a Hyderabad based solar company has signed one of the largest Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) in India by a consortium. Under the Andhra Pradesh Solar Scheme, the open bid process will now be part of a 1,000 megawatt (MW) development plan that will be built out in the region. Expected to cost roughly...

2013-10-29 12:22:41

DUBLIN, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Circa 9 billion Rand investment due to start construction next year A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded Preferred Bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa for three large-scale wind energy projects in the Northern Cape with a total generation capacity of 360 megawatts. The award was made under the third round of the South African Government's...

2013-10-23 23:24:18

American Vision Windows and Solar announce partnership with HERO Financing to spread affordable energy efficient technology to homeowners in the Inland Empire and beyond. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Homeowners in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties are finally going green with the new HERO Program from American Vision Windows and Solar and HERO Financing. Families with 10% or more equity in their homes may qualify for these money saving upgrades that help the environment as...

2013-10-23 23:19:14

Chicago small business receives two MATOC awards. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 New Generation Power, Inc. has been awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) by the US Army to develop geothermal and solar power generation projects for Department of Defense installations. The Chicago-based small business will join a pool of other qualified geothermal and solar contractors eligible to bid on future individual geothermal and solar technology project task orders from the...

2013-10-14 16:21:18

15MW of power contracted with Tucson Electric Power TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) Solar held a ceremony today to dedicate two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Tucson, Arizona area with a combined total of 15 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity. Both projects have long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Tucson Electric Power (TEP). "These are our maiden solar facilities in the U.S. and signal E.ON's commitment to...

2013-10-14 09:22:52

New study shows that research investments and growing markets have fueled a huge rise in new patents The number of patents issued for renewable-energy technologies has risen sharply over the last decade, according to new research from MIT and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI). The study shows that investments in research and development, as well as in the growth of markets for these products, have helped to spur this dramatic growth in innovation. "We were quite surprised," says Jessika...

2013-10-08 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Systems is proud to announce that it has facilitated financing for a 227 kW solar energy system at the KIPP Charter School, a non-profit in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Volt Energy developed the project and Sol Systems structured the transaction and financed the project on behalf of its investment client, Washington Gas Energy Systems (WGES). Sol Systems, Volt, and WGES are headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area,...

2013-10-01 12:23:59

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Sept. 30 awarded contracts to 11 companies who will provide design/build support for energy and energy conservation projects worldwide. The $600 million shared capacity contract will be for the design and construction of conventional and renewable energy projects (e.g. solar walls; solar hot water; day lighting; geothermal heating and cooling systems;...

2013-09-27 23:22:17

Solar Center has announced the formation of a team of solar experts dedicated to serving Palm Springs residents with affordable solar energy. Details are available online at http://www.gosolarcenter.com. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Solar Center, the leading provider of affordable residential solar energy systems in Los Angeles, has announced that they have formed a new team of solar experts dedicated to providing the residents of Palm Springs solar energy. The demand for affordable Palm...

2013-09-26 08:22:26

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build two large-scale wind power facilities in South Texas. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the Los Vientos III and IV Windpower Projects, sited approximately 100 miles west of Brownsville near Rio Grande City in Starr County. Each will produce 200 megawatts (MW) of emissions-free electricity, enough to collectively power about 120,000...