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Archive for October 2015

Contractor Prepping Land for DTE Energy

October 31, 2015

Contractor Prepping Land for DTE Energy Ohio Wind Farm – DTE Energy plans to install 30 of GE’s 1.7-MW wind turbines, which stand 315 feet in the air and feature about 160-foot blades. Advertisements

First Solar, SMUD Sign PPA for Rancho Se

October 30, 2015

First Solar, SMUD Sign PPA for Rancho Seco Solar Project – First Solar, Inc. has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to offtake 10.8 MW of power from a solar facility to be built on the site of the decommissioned Rancho Seco Nuclear Generation Station (RSNGS) in Herald, […]

Siemens Receives 1st Order for 7-MW Offs

October 29, 2015

Siemens Receives 1st Order for 7-MW Offshore Wind Turbines – The company will manufacture and install 47 direct-drive wind turbines in the Walney Extension East project, to be built about 12 miles off the British west coast in the Irish Sea.

IKEA to Install Nevada’s Largest Single

October 28, 2015

IKEA to Install Nevada’s Largest Single-Use Retail Solar Array

POWER-GEN International: 2015 Transition

October 27, 2015

POWER-GEN International: 2015 Transition and Transformation – It’s the largest annual forum for the power generation industry.

Clean Power Plan Official as States Prep

October 24, 2015

Clean Power Plan Official as States Prepare to Fight Rule – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan was filed Friday with the Federal Register, marking the first time in history U.S. power plants are legally required to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Siemens Unveils New Offshore Wind Power

October 23, 2015

Siemens Unveils New Offshore Wind Power Technology – Siemens has launched a new direct-current technology that simplifies the connection of offshore wind power plants to the grid.

Chinese Turbine Manufacturer Buys 600-MW

October 20, 2015

Chinese Turbine Manufacturer Buys 600-MW Mexican Wind Portfolio

Ormat, Toshiba to Collaborate on Geother

October 16, 2015

Ormat, Toshiba to Collaborate on Geothermal Power – Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) and Toshiba Corp. signed a strategic collaboration agreement to work together on geothermal power systems and related equipment.

194-MW Texas Wind Project Reaches Commer

October 15, 2015

194-MW Texas Wind Project Reaches Commercial Operation Ahead of Schedule