Solar could be cheaper than coal and gas by 2025, study says

International | Feb 24 - YellowBrix
Solar power will be cheaper than coal or gas by 2025 in sunnier regions of the EU, according to a study published the day before the European Commission launches its Energy Union plans.

Department of Energy (DOE) Revises Regulations on Nuclear Technology Exports

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 24 - YellowBrix
The revised rules (10 C.F.R. Part 810) that govern “Assistance to Foreign Atomic Energy Activities” will take effect on March 25.

Senvion delivers 18 turbines for Nordergrunde offshore wind farm

International | Feb 24 - Global Data Point
The companies signed the contract for delivery, installation and commissioning of the 18 Senvion 6.2M126 on 20 February in Bremen. Each turbine has a rated power of 6.15 megawatts (MW), enabling it to supply about 4,000 households with energy.

Lightsource announces a £125million commitment to rooftop solar deployment for 2015

International | Feb 24 - Global Data Point
After deploying £1.5 billion in just four years, Lightsource is set to become the first solar energy company to break the Gigawatt milestone by the end of March 2015.

NEI Urges Energy Dept. to Complete Nuclear Export Licensing Reforms

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 24 - Global Data Point
"The Nuclear Energy Institute commends the Department of Energy for finalizing revisions to its export control regulations for nuclear energy technology under 10 CFR 810.

Swinerton Renewable Energy Completes Lancaster, CA Solar Project Using NEXTracker Single-Axis Trackers

Solar | Feb 24 - PR Newswire
Swinerton Renewable Energy, a leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company based in San Diego, California, has completed a 6MW solar power plant using NEXTracker technology.

Sen. Joni Ernst Invites EPA Administrator to Iowa

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 24 - Congressional Documents & Publications
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today invited Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to Iowa to hear how proposed EPA regulations would directly impact Iowans.

Maine regulators' new look at wind contracts fuels controversy

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 24 - Bangor Daily News (ME)
The decision to place two long-term wind power contracts in regulatory limbo has sparked conflict among wind industry advocates, Maine's major electricity providers and political leaders.

Siemens to Supply Turbines for Fuel Efficient Power Plant in Michigan

Distributed & Cogeneration | Feb 24 - Business Wire
Siemens is supplying two gas turbines and one steam turbine for the new Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Holland, Michigan.

Massachusetts-Based Solar Provider Nexamp Announces Community Solar Offering

Solar | Feb 24 - Marketwire
Nexamp, a leading provider of solar solutions, today announced its innovative Solarize My Bill program, designed to expand access to the benefits of solar power to residents and small businesses throughout Massachusetts.

Philippines : CEC secures biomass renewable energy operating contract, 12MW biomass power plant to come up in BATAAN

International | Feb 23 - TendersInfo (India)
As Cleangreen Energy Corp. (CEC) has secured its biomass renewable energy operating contract from the Department of Energy, a 12-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant with a dedicated plantation will soon come up in Bataan.

Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Feb 24 - South Florida Sun Sentinel (FL)
A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures.

World Bank to promote solar power

International | Feb 23 - Nation, The (Nigeria)
The World Bank Group has launched the 'Scaling Solar' initiative to help create a viable market for solar power projects in Africa and increase supply of energy for millions across the continent.

I Squared Capital grows its Cube Hydro platform by investing in ten run-of-the-river power plants in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic States

Hydro | Feb 23 - Business Wire
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, a portfolio company of the ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund, has acquired a 100 percent ownership interest in ten run-of-the-river hydro facilities from Harbor Hydro, LLC, a portfolio company of LS Power Equity Advisors.

DEC to outline cleanup plan for Fort Edward GE plant

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Feb 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Christina Scanlon The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed a cleanup plan for the General Electric Co. plant in Fort Edward, focusing on the last area that required attention under the federal Superfund program.



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