EGP wins contracts from Eskom for 425MW of wind power projects in South Africa

International | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Enel Green Power SpA, or EGP, has won the right to enter into power supply contracts with Eskom, a South African utility, for 425MW of wind power projects in the fourth phase of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, or REIPPPP, tender, which is promoted by the South African government.

Avista connects energy storage project to electrical grid in Washington

Energy Storage | Apr 15, 2015 -- MarketLine
Avista Corp., which is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the distribution of natural gas, has connected its energy storage project to the electrical grid in Pullman, Washington.

Solar industry questions HECO's count of PV approvals

Solar | Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The solar industry questioned Hawaiian Electric Co.'s April 2 report on the number of customers waiting for rooftop solar approvals since at least October.

Dynegy Reports MISO Capacity Auction Results

Grid Operations | HOUSTON (The Associated Press) - Apr 15
Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) today reported its results from the MISO capacity auction for planning year 2015/16.

Wrightsville Beach residents happy with Duke tree trimming

Grid Operations | Apr 14 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Julian March Star-News, Wilmington, N.C.
Tensions between residents of Live Oak Drive and Duke Energy contractors cooled long enough Tuesday to allow crews to finish trimming trees in the median of the lush street.

Fitch Affirms Abengoa Transmission Sur S.A.'s Sr secured Notes 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK (The Associated Press) - Apr 14
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB-' rating on Abengoa Transmission Sur's $432 million series 2014-1 notes. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

SPI to Acquire 30 Megawatts of Solar PV Project Development Rights in Japan

International | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Solar Power, Inc. ("SPI") (OTCBB:SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic ("PV") developer, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPI Solar Japan G.K., has entered into a G.K. interest sale and purchase agreement with Re Capital K.K., a subsidiary of China-based China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation ("China Re"), to acquire the …

EDF Energies Nouvelles enters the Chilean market with a first 146 MWp solar plant project

International | Apr 15 - TendersInfo (India)
Pursuing its international expansion, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces its expansion into Chile. Its new local subsidiary, EDF EN Chile, has entered into binding project finance agreements and concluded a partnership for a 146 MWp photovoltaic project. Chile, the 20th country in which EDF Energies Nouvelles is present, offers major development potential.

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources Donates Renewable Energy Certificates to New England Aquarium for Seventh Consecutive Year

Solar | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, a leader in U.S. retail energy, is continuing its support of the New England Aquarium's commitment to environmental responsibility by donating renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the nonprofit organization for the seventh consecutive year.

Tecogen Sells Two Highly Efficient Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems to a Multi-Residential Building located in the Greater Boston area

Distributed & Cogeneration | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of two CM-60 combined heat and power (CHP) systems to a public multi-residential housing complex located in the Boston Metropolitan area.

Commercial Solar Projects Deploy KACO new energy-Ampt Solution To Reduce System Cost And Improve Performance

Solar | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
KACO new energy and Ampt LLC today announced the recent deployment of projects with their solar solution that lowers the cost and increases the performance of commercial PV systems.

Ballard Inks Deal to Supply Next-Generation Fuel Cell Power Product For Eight Buses in China

International | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that it has received an order from a Chinese customer to supply its next-generation FCvelocityTM-HD7 power modules for 8 buses to be deployed in a number of Chinese cities. Ballard expects to ship all of the modules in 2015. Randy MacEwen, Ballard's President and CEO said, "We are now …

Risen Energy & Wuhai City Sign Agreement for 200MW of PV modules and 1GW of Solar Projects

Solar | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Recently, Risen Energy Co., Ltd signed an agreement to supply 200MW PV modules and 1GW of solar project construction in Wuhai City with the governments of Wuhai City and Haibowan district in Inner Mongolia. Wuhai City is a new industrial city in the western part of Inner Mongolia, and it is not only the junction of northern China and northwest …

Schneider Electric connects more than 300 MW to the UK grid in March

International | Apr 15 - PR Newswire
Schneider Electric™ Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is pleased to contribute significantly to the development of solar in the UK by connecting more than 300 MW to the grid in end of March, on top of the 200 MW already in operation.

Toledo Edison's 2015 Tree Trimming Program Underway

Grid Operations | Apr 14 - PR Newswire
Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming and other vegetation management work in communities across its 10-county service area in northwest Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison contractors have trimmed trees along …

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