EPE begins operation of first two generating units at MPS in Texas

Distributed & Cogeneration | Apr 16, 2015 -- MarketLine
El Paso Electric Company, or EPE, has announced the completion and commercial operation of the first two generating units at the Montana Power Station, or MPS, in east El Paso, Texas.

Ameresco wins energy savings performance contract from US DOI

Energy Efficiency | Apr 16, 2015 -- MarketLine
Ameresco, Inc., a renewable energy company, has won an energy savings performance contract, or ESPC, from the US Department of the Interior, or DOI.

Atlantic Power relocates headquarters from Boston to Dedham

Business & Corporate | Apr 16, 2015 -- MarketLine
Atlantic Power Corporation has relocated its headquarters from the Financial District in Boston to Dedham, Massachusetts.

Hanwha Q CELLS Completes 64 MWp Delivery to vogt solar in the UK

International | (The Associated Press) - Apr 16
Hanwha Q CELLS Co.

Ltd. (the "Company," or "Hanwha Q CELLS") (NASDAQ: HQCL), a top-10

global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive

solar modules, today announced that four solar farms with a total of

64 MWp of Hanwha Q CELLS high performance HSL 60 PV modules were

completed by vogt solar ltd., a fully-owned subsidiary of ib vogt

GmbH, in March 2015.

NH House roundup: Solar energy proponents win one

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Garry Rayno The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
The House killed a bill that would have made it easier for electric utility companies to own solar generating systems.

Brain drain hits energy industry

International | Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sandeep Singh Grewal Gulf Daily News, Manama, Bahrain
BAHRAIN and other Gulf countries are facing a brain drain in the energy industry, with fewer young people seeking jobs in the field.

Beaver Valley nuclear plant unit shut down after pump breaks

Nuclear | Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - J.D. Prose Beaver County Times, Pa.
Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station operators unexpectedly shut down Unit 1 early Wednesday after one of the unit's two condensate pumps malfunctioned.

AG Balderas seeks study of utilities' financial impact from customers' solar, wind power

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Staci Matlock The Santa Fe New Mexican
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has asked state regulators to investigate how customer-generated power from solar and wind affects the bottom line of utility companies in the state.

Black Hawk County OKs wind farm tax breaks

Wind | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tim Jamison Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa
Black Hawk County has rolled out tax incentives designed to attract wind-power generators.

Groups intent to sue over mountaintop removal

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 16- McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Fred Pace Coal Valley News, Madison, W.Va.
Seven local, regional and national groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Office of Surface Mining for failing to intervene on West Virginia's lax oversight of mountaintop removal and other destructive surface coal mining.

UGE International Leverages Recently Announced Solar PPA Facility to Supply Solar Energy System for Redwood Group

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Apr 16
UGE International Ltd. (www.ugei.com) (TSX VENTURE: UG) (OTCQB: UGEIF), a leader in renewable energy solutions for business and government customers, has been selected to supply a solar energy system at the Beijing facility of The Redwood Group, a specialized logistics investment firm.

Oak Creek Energy Closes on Sale of First Two Construction-Ready Phases of the Tres Mesas Wind Project in Mexico

International | SAN DIEGO (The Associated Press) - Apr 15
Oak Creek Energy Systems, Inc., a pioneering developer of utility scale wind energy projects, has completed the sale of the first two construction-ready stages of the Tres Mesas Wind Project, a 148.5 megawatt wind energy project in Tamaulipas, Mexico, to an affiliate of GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and GBM Infraestructura (GBMI).

TVA completes refueling of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant

Nuclear | Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.
The Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant has returned the Unit 2 reactor to service following a 27-day scheduled refueling and maintenance project.

Queens pastor Floyd Flake declines PSC appointment

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Casey Seiler Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
A well-connected Queens pastor won't be Gov. Andrew Cuomo's next appointment to the state Public Service Commission.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announces completion of Bakersfield Solar and Morse Wind generating projects

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Apr 15
Algonquin Power &

Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced the completion of

the 20 MW Bakersfield I Solar generation and the 23 MW Morse Wind

generation projects. 

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