Dominion files application to build solar facility in Virginia

Solar | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
Dominion Virginia Power has filed an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission, or SCC, to build solar facility in Virginia.

B&W Volund Awarded Contracts For More Than $200 Million For Biomass Power Plant in Wales

International | CHARLOTTE, N.C, Jan 28, 2015 -- BUSINESS WIRE
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Volund A/S, has been awarded contracts by Margam Green Energy Ltd. for more than $200 million to engineer, procure and operate a state-of-the-art biomass power plant in Margam, Wales.

sPower Purchases Nearly 162MWac Beacon Solar Projects from Hecate Energy

Solar | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
sPower, a prominent renewable energy provider, announced a non-exclusive joint development agreement with Hecate Energy, a leading power developer, to develop and own/operate solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. 

NRG Renew and SunShare Form Strategic Alliance to Deliver One of the Nation’s Largest Community Solar Portfolios

Solar | SAN FRANCISCO & DENVER (Business Wire) - Jan 28
NRG Renew, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), and SunShare, one of the country’s first and fastest-growing community solar companies, are partnering to finance and build 8.2 megawatts (MWac) of community solar projects along the Front Range of Colorado (including Colorado Springs and Denver), which is enough to power more than 1,600 homes for 20 years.

Con Edison implements Fiserv's BillMatrix Payments solution

Billing & Customer Care | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
Fiserv, Inc., a provider of financial services technology solutions, has announced that Consolidated Edison of New York, or Con Edison, an electric, gas and steam utility, has implemented its BillMatrix Payments solution.

GE to provide eVSD system to power Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant

International | Jan 28, 2015 -- MarketLine
GE has announced that its Power Conversion business will provide the electrical variable speed drive, or eVSD, system technology including motors and MV7000 drives to help power the new Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.

Innovari Signs Contracts With Three India Utilities In Support Of The Country's Energy Initiatives

International | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28
Interactive energy >platform developer, Innovari, announced today its continued support of India's energy goals at a signing ceremony as part of its ongoing efforts with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Wavefront Announces Commencement of Petrobras US $1.25 Million Powerwave Project

Future & Alternative Generation | (The Associated Press) - Jan 28

Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. (Wavefront or the Company) (TSX VENTURE:WEE)(OTCQX:WFTSF) a technology provider offering fluid delivery processes to oil and gas producers that are widely effective methods for maximizing reserves in mature field revitalization (enhanced oil recovery or "EOR") as well as increasing single well productivity through more effective well stimulation is pleased to announce the commencement of the approximate US $1.25 million Petrobras contract in Brazil.

Aggreko wins three-year contract extension for 200MW power project in Ivory Coast

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Aggreko has been awarded a three-year contract extension for the 200MW gas-fired power project in Ivory Coast.

Existing Iran-Russia Nuclear Development Deals to Remain Priority in 2015

International | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Moscow and Tehran have no plans to sign additional contracts in 2015 on the use of peaceful nuclear energy because existing agreements will remain a priority, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei told RIA Novosti in an inteview Tuesday.

Tees offshore firm's first deal could bring new jobs

International | Jan 28 - Evening Gazette (UK)
A TEESSIDE offshore wind farm supplier's first contract win will bring "substantial fabrication work" - and jobs - to Teesside.

Coating System Protects Utility Poles from Wildfires

Grid Operations | Jan 28 - Transmission & Distribution World
PoleCare Inc. has announced an agreement with Arch Wood Protection Inc. to serve as exclusive distributor of the FireSheath coating product in the western United States and Australia.

Ready or not, wind energy coming

Wind | Jan 28 - Plainview Daily Herald (TX)
Offering a glimpse into the future, Ken Becker says Plainview is where Sweetwater stood 20 years ago when it comes to wind energy development. "

Global Nuclear Fuel to provide fuel reloads for Cooper nuclear station in US

Nuclear | Jan 28 - YellowBrix
Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a joint venture majority owned by GE, has been awarded a $100m contract by Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) in order to continue providing fuel reloads for the Cooper nuclear power station in Nebraska, the US. GNF, a joint venture between GE, Hitachi and Toshiba, was formed in 2000.

Bridge Bank Provides Perpetual Energy Systems $28 Million to Refinance 12.25 Mega Watts of Solar Energy in Northern and Southern California

Solar | Jan 28 - Marketwire
Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank , a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it has provided Perpetual Energy Systems, an independent power producer of renewable energy, with $28 million to refinance multiple solar power plants in California

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