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Archive for January 2016

Minnesota Power Gets OK for 10-MW Solar

January 30, 2016

Minnesota Power Gets OK for 10-MW Solar Array at Nat’l Guard Base http://ow.ly/3aJtGJ

Siemens Supplying Turbines for 2 Wind Pr

January 29, 2016

Siemens Supplying Turbines for 2 Wind Projects in Ireland – Commissioning for both projects is scheduled for 2017, and both orders include 15-year service agreements. http://ow.ly/3aGXbh

Nevada PUC Approves Renewable Energy PPA

January 28, 2016

Nevada PUC Approves Renewable Energy PPAs for Apple, Switch – The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada on Jan. 25 approved three renewable energy agreements that add 129 MW of solar generation capacity in Nevada and assist the efforts by Apple and Switch to run their data centers with 100-percent green energy. http://ow.ly/3aEhd4

NV Energy Proposes Grandfathering Existi

January 27, 2016

NV Energy Proposes Grandfathering Existing Solar Customers Under Old Net Metering Rules http://ow.ly/3aBx9T

NextEra Applies in North Dakota for Appr

January 26, 2016

NextEra Applies in North Dakota for Approval of 150-MW Brady Wind II Project http://ow.ly/3ayMeE

Landmark Dividend Announces California U

January 23, 2016

Landmark Dividend Announces California Utility-Scale Wind Acquisition http://ow.ly/3asxdt

PSEG Solar Source Acquires Large-Scale P

January 22, 2016

PSEG Solar Source Acquires Large-Scale Projects in California, Utah http://ow.ly/3apYp6

GE Reports 1.4 GW of Wind Orders in Dece

January 21, 2016

GE Reports 1.4 GW of Wind Orders in December – GE Renewable Energy says it secured 1.4 GW of firm, unconditional wind turbine orders in December.  The GE unit will supply more than 20 new wind projects in seven countries, about half of which are outside the U.S. http://ow.ly/3al3m3

DOE Awards $18 Million for 6 Grid Modern

January 20, 2016

DOE Awards $18 Million for 6 Grid Modernization Projects – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $18 million in funding for six new solar energy storage projects, part of the DOE’s Grid Modernization Initiative. http://ow.ly/3aifkv

Virginia Community Considers Permit for

January 19, 2016

Virginia Community Considers Permit for 75-MW Wind Project – The five-member Botetourt County, Virginia Planning Commission voted Jan. 11 to approve Apex Clean Energy’s proposed 75-MW Rocky Forge wind project. http://ow.ly/3afpeQ