LDK Solar Announces New Module Sales Agreement

International | Dec 18 - China Weekly News
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") announced that its Chinese subsidiary, LDK Solar Hi-Tech (Nanchang) Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar Nanchang"), has signed a new module supply agreement with Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Electric Power Design Institute, a leading EPC company in China and owned by ...

1st commercial hydrogen station in Tokyo, surrounding region opens

International | Dec 18 - Japan Economic Newswire
The first commercial hydrogen fuel station in Tokyo and its surrounding region opened in the capital's Nerima Ward on Thursday, a move aimed at promoting the use of environmentally friendly, hydrogen-powered vehicles.

Fledgling green energy industry finally begins to get off the ground

International | Dec 18 - Hull Daily Mail (England)
Fledgling green energy industry finally begins to get off the ground ; For green energy, 2014 will be remembered as the year everything came together.

Honda's hydrogen fuel car to make U.S. debut at Detroit auto show

Distributed & Cogeneration | Dec 18 - Los Angeles Times (CA)
Joining an increasingly crowded field of automakers producing zero-emissions alternative fuel vehicles, Honda's FCV hydrogen-powered concept car is to make its U.S. debut at the January North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Support Gathers For Legislation To Cap Fixed Fees On Power Bills

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Dec 18 - Hartford Courant (CT)
The controversial decision by regulators Wednesday to approve a higher fixed customer fee for Connecticut Light & Power's customers has sparked a strong response from lawmakers and energy advocates who say they will push for legislation to cap those fees.

ALLETE Clean Energy Expands Wind Portfolio with Acquisition of Iowa Facility

Business & Corporate | Dec 18 - Business Wire
ALLETE Clean Energy has finalized the acquisition of a wind generation facility in Storm Lake, Iowa, adding another 108 megawatts (MW) to its growing renewable energy portfolio.

RGS Energy Wins More Than 80 Solar Contracts From Solarize Rhode Island Program

Solar | Dec 18 - GlobeNewswire
RGS Energy (Nasdaq:RGSE), one of the nation's largest and most recognized rooftop installers of solar equipment, has won more than 80 contracts to deploy rooftop solar power systems on residential homes and small businesses in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. The projects represent more than 600kW of solar power.

Vattenfall completes SEK 2 bln power cable sale in the UK

International | Dec 18 - Cision
Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure in a £164mn deal, approximately SEK 2 bln.

Algae Biomass Organization Welcomes Gas Technology Institute as New Corporate Member

Fossil & Biomass | Dec 18 - Marketwire
The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, welcomed today Gas Technology Institute (GTI) as a new corporate member.

AfBD Grants €176 Million for Second Phase of Largest Solar Power Station in Africa

International | Dec 18 - Transmission & Distribution World
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved one loan of €100 million and another of US $119 million for phase II of the Ouarzazate solar complex project (the NOORo II and NOORo III power stations), the former from the Bank's own resources and the latter from the Clean Technology Fund (part of the Climate Investment Funds) in its capacity as executing agency.

Surplus electric sales result in lower rates

Business & Corporate | Dec 18 - Daily Record, The (Wooster, OH)
It turns out the infamous "polar vortex," which last winter left residents shivering in their collective shoes, had an upside to it.

AREVA Launches Ground-Breaking Solution to Improve the Reliability of Nuclear Power Plant Secondary Systems

International | Dec 18 - Business Wire
Regulatory News : AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has developed an innovative technology to prevent the corrosion of the secondary systems of nuclear power plants through the application of a protective film on the inner surfaces.

Pflugerville Firm Awarded By U.S. Department Of Energy For 'Revolutionary' Wind Turbine Design

Wind | Dec 18 - Energy Weekly News
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) announced Pflugerville-based Wetzel Engineering, Inc. was awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy at the 27th Annual National Renewable Energy Laboratory Industry Growth Forum for the revolutionary design of a new type of wind-turbine blade.

Balfour Beatty Completes Thanet Wind Farm Acquisition

International | Dec 18 - Alliance News
Balfour Beatty PLC on Thursday said it has reached financial close and completed the acquisition of the GBP164 million Thanet wind farm project.

AEG Power Solutions Presents Reference Energy Storage Station with Tecnalia and Iberdrola

International | VITORIA, Spain, Dec 18, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
AEG Power Solutions (FWB:3W9K), a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, has jointly with Iberdrola, a leading Spanish utility, and Tecnalia, a major innovation foundation, developed the prototype of a new battery energy storage station.

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