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2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-17 12:23:56

Lighthouse Solar Boulder is getting out of the installation business in Colorado BOULDER, Colo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based solar installation business, announced today that it is getting out of the installation business in Colorado. Market conditions created by Xcel Energy and the PUC have made operating in Colorado too difficult and unpredictable to do business. In contrast, Lighthouse Solar has two additional installation offices...

2014-07-15 12:23:02

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoDigital today announced that Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has chosen to implement its WorkStudio work management system for Vegetation Management and Pole Maintenance. Over 700 contractor personnel and company employees in eight states will use the system for day-to-day management of vegetation and wood pole maintenance. In selecting WorkStudio, Xcel Energy sought a geospatial solution to help meet the following goals: -- Replace their...

2014-07-02 08:23:03

Construction to begin on 200 MW project in Minnesota BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed (NTP) for construction of the Pleasant Valley Wind Project in Mower and Dodge Counties in southeast Minnesota. RES Americas is the developer and...

2014-06-30 08:23:47

Construction to begin on 150 MW project in North Dakota BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed (NTP) for construction on the Border Winds Project in Roulette County, North Dakota. RES Americas is the developer and engineering, procurement, and...

2014-06-20 16:21:21

POTTERVILLE, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Consumers Energy and the Utility Workers Union of America celebrated the opening of a new training center this morning, christening a location that will provide training to as many as 2,500 Consumers Energy employees from the union that represents them. "This training center embodies a joint commitment to empower our employees by giving them the tools and knowledge to get the job done safely and correctly. They can feel...

2014-06-10 12:23:09

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers $50 rebate MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, Xcel Energy residential electric customers can take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working, inefficient secondary refrigerators and freezers chugging away in the basement or lake homes.From now until August 31, Xcel Energy is offering a limited time $50 rebate, up from the previous $35 rebate, to take...

2014-06-03 12:27:27

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool savings ROSWELL, N.M., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working inefficient refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a limited time only rebate of $75 for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win an ENERGY...

2014-05-30 23:10:11

QueenBeeTickets.com has reduced its pricing on Pearl Jam tickets for the Xcel Energy Center concert scheduled to hit St. Paul, Minnesota on October 19, 2014. Savvy online shoppers can save additional dollars by using promotional code “DISCOUNT” during the secure checkout process. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is offering Pearl Jam tickets for Xcel Energy Center for the band’s live event on October 19 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Alternative rock fans have a...

2014-05-27 16:21:51

SAN JOSE, Calif. and DENVER, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) have signed a power purchase agreement to build a 50-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Xcel Energy estimates that the plant will generate enough electricity to serve the needs of approximately 13,500 average Colorado homes. "This expansion of our renewable portfolio in Colorado is yet another example of how Xcel Energy brings...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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