Xcel Energy announces $106.7 million investment for new substations in Texas

Grid Operations | Jul 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
Xcel Energy Inc., an electricity and natural gas company, has announced an investment of $106.7 million in new substations and high-voltage transmission lines in Hale, Castro, Parmer, Swisher, Bailey and Lamb counties in Texas.

NRG announces completion of Solar Terrace at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara

Solar | Jul 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
NRG Energy, Inc., the Santa Clara Stadium Authority and the San Francisco 49ers have announced the completion of the NRG Solar Terrace as well as the photovoltaic, or PV, solar systems for the three NRG Energy Bridges at Levi's Stadium.

AFC Energy enters into agreement with Daniel for fuel cell system

Energy Storage | Jul 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
AFC Energy plc, a developer of alkaline fuel cell technology, has entered into a heads of agreement with Daniel Inc., a fuel cell focused power plant owner and development company, for an initial 1MW fuel cell system with a follow-on option for a further 3MW project making a total potential sales value of approximately $15 million.

SOLAR WIND ENERGY TOWER, INC. Re-Announces Agreement to Accept up to $100 Million Additional Financing From Arizona Alternative Energy Center, LLC for San Luis, Arizona Tower

Business & Corporate | Jul 21, 2014 -- eTeligis.com
Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET) (the "Company"), the inventor of large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structures capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, re-announced that its subsidiary, Arizona Green Power LLC, ("Greenpower") has entered into a Benefits and Services Agreement with Arizona Alternative Energy Center, LLC ("AAEC").

Juhl Energy Team Selected to Lead Development of $5.5 Million Wind Energy Project at Tooele Army Depot near Salt Lake City, Utah

Wind | PIPESTONE, Minn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire
Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of Juhl Energy, Inc. (MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction Management Inc. (CA.) for the development, construction and installation of a 1.5 - 2 megawatt wind turbine at the Tooele Army Depot near Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bayelsa Boosts Power Supply, SMEs With 500 Megawatts Plant, N25 Billion

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- This Day/All Africa Global Media
The Bayelsa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Proton Energy for the construction of a 500megawatts power plant in the state.

Power Construction of China Plans to Buy Parent Assets

International | BEIJING, Jul 21, 2014 -- SinoCast Daily Business Beat
Power Construction Corp. of China, Ltd. (SHSE: 601669) plans to acquire hydropower and wind power survey & design assets from controlling shareholder Power Construction Corp. of China (PowerChina) through a share issue to further optimize industrial structure.

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Solar | CARLSBAD, Calif., Jul 21, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba). Once completed, the power will be sold to the U.S. Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) under a 25-year power purchase agreement. The project also is expected to help the USVI achieve their renewable energy goals to reduce its fossil fuel based energy consumption by 60 percent over the next 10 years.

MHPS receives gas and steam turbine order from L&T for Bheramara power plant

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- MarketLine
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., or MHPS, has received an order from Larsen & Toubro Limited, or L&T, for a set of gas turbine and steam turbine for the Bheramara gas turbine combined cycle, or GTCC, power plant to be developed by North-West Power Generation Company Limited, or NWPGCL, a regional power provider in Bangladesh.

Alkane Energy closes buy of three power response companies

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- M&A Navigator
UK gas-to-power producer Alkane Energy Plc (LON:ALK) said today it had closed its acquisition of three power response companies, Darent Power Limited, Leven Power Limited and Rhymney Power Limited, from Carron Energy Limited and Dragon Generation Limited, together Carron Energy, for a total of GBP11.75m (USD20m/EUR15m).

Solar cooking conference extols virtues of cookers to developing world

Solar | Jul 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Edward Ortiz The Sacramento Bee
Hundreds of people Saturday cooked using only the power of the sun -- a practice little used in the United States, but considered a liberating tool for women in developing countries that also helps curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Power4Patriots Applauds D.C. Universities' Move to Go Solar

Solar | Jul 21, 2014 -- M2 PRESSWIRE
Two Washington, D.C., universities have decided to go solar for more than one-half of their power. Power4Patriots strongly recommends that other universities and colleges follow this example.

China Nuclear Power Market Outlook to 2025

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- M2 PRESSWIRE
Nuclear Power in China, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the nuclear power market in China.

Brazil Nuclear Power Market Outlook to 2025

International | Jul 21, 2014 -- M2 PRESSWIRE
Nuclear Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the nuclear power market in Brazil.

More Power Tarrif Cuts Planned

International | Mbinga, Jul 21, 2014 -- Tanzania Daily News/All Africa Global Media
ALTHOUGH Tanzanians enjoy the lowest electricity tariffs in East Africa, the government remains committed to further reduction to facilitate wider access to reliable energy for the majority of the people.

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