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Archive for September 2016

L’Oréal USA To Build Solar Projects in

September 30, 2016

L’Oréal USA To Build Solar Projects in Arkansas and Kentucky Advertisements

Court Hearings Begin in Challenge to the

September 29, 2016

Court Hearings Begin in Challenge to the Clean Power Plan – President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan came under nearly seven hours of scrutiny from government, industry and public interest groups Tuesday in the second-highest court in the country.

Tenaska Acquires 470-megawatt Wind Devel

September 28, 2016

Tenaska Acquires 470-megawatt Wind Development Portfolio – The projects include 270 MW in Minnesota and 200 MW in North Dakota.

Recurrent Energy Completes 200-MW Solar

September 27, 2016

Recurrent Energy Completes 200-MW Solar Project – Recurrent Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, Inc., today announced the commercial operation of the 200-MW Tranquility solar power project in California. The project is majority-owned by Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, who in August 2015 acquired a 51-percent controlling interest in the facility

FPL Halfway to 1 Million Solar Panels In

September 25, 2016

FPL Halfway to 1 Million Solar Panels Installed – Each of the three solar energy centers will be able to generate up to 74.5 MW of power, making them among the largest solar projects in the eastern U.S.

Ameren Illinois Stepping Up Grid Improve

September 24, 2016

Ameren Illinois Stepping Up Grid Improvements – The Illinois Commerce Commission on Friday approved Ameren Illinois’ plans to accelerate upgrades to its electric grid, an effort that has already resulted in more than 235,300 fewer outages and saved customers an estimated $46 million each year.

Xcel Announces 60-Percent Expansion in W

September 23, 2016

Xcel Announces 60-Percent Expansion in Wind Power – Xcel Energy, one of the nation’s leading wind power providers, said Thursday it plans to boost its wind power capacity by a whopping 60 percent.

Bankruptcy Court Approves NextEra’s Purc

September 22, 2016

Bankruptcy Court Approves NextEra’s Purchase of Oncor – A federal bankruptcy court on Monday approved a plan to sell an 80 percent stake in Texas transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery to NextEra Energy for $18.7 billion.

Large-Scale Solar Project in Southern Ca

September 21, 2016

Large-Scale Solar Project in Southern California Operational

Congress Seeking Broader Look at Solar F

September 20, 2016

Congress Seeking Broader Look at Solar Firms, Tax Credits – Republican leaders of key financial panels in the House and Senate are seeking an expanded review of renewable energy tax credits being received by companies in both the utility-scale and rooftop solar business.