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.

Bangladesh proposes joint venture power plant in India

International | Dec 18 - Pan African News Agency
To bolster bilateral energy ties, Bangladesh has suggested setting up of a thermal power plant through a joint venture in India, reports The Economic Times.

1000 MW in renewable energy contracts

International | Dec 18- Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Government will announce a series of renewable energy projects on Monday that will add 1 000 megawatts (MW) of power into the countrys constrained electricity grid, sources close to the deals told Reuters.

GDF SUEZ launches $560mn Morrocan wind farm

International | Dec 18 - Utilities Middle East (United Arab Emirates)
GDF SUEZ and its Moroccan partner Nareva Holding have started operations at the 301 MW Tarfaya wind farm on Morocco's southern Atlantic coast.

SolarCity Shares Rise on Bank of America Financing

Business & Corporate | Dec 18 - YellowBrix
SolarCity Corp.'s shares jumped higher closing the Thursday trading session at $50.91, gaining 1.23%. The ascent followed the news of the company's partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

AEG supplies inverters to nuclear power plants in China

International | Dec 18 - Pan African News Agency
AEG Power Solutions announced that it has supplied its Transokraft single-phase inverters for the refurbishment of the Daya Bay and Ling Ao nuclear power stations in China.

Pakistan court extends stay against construction of nuclear plants

International | Dec 18 - Forexpros
A local court here has extended for another week its stay order restraining the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) from carrying out work on the two nuclear power plant projects in Karachi without adhering to environmental laws.

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