Gamesa signs contract with Wigton for construction of Wigton III wind farm

International | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with Wigton Windfarm Limited for the construction of 24MW Wigton III wind farm.

Fitch: Oil Price Reversal Weighs Against Renewables' Competitiveness

Business & Corporate | CHICAGO (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Falling oil prices is a key factor affecting renewables projects, along with a Latin American move away from hydro, and European and North American cost reduction in the face of unfavorable operating requirements and incentives, according to a Fitch Ratings report.

Stream Announces Nationwide Expansion

Business & Corporate | DALLAS (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Stream, a leading provider of Energy Services in deregulated energy markets, today announced nationwide expansion to offer Mobile Services by Stream. Coinciding with Stream’s 10 th anniversary, the company unveils a new logo and updated website as it hosts a celebration and launch event Jan. 23-24 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Fitch Affirms DTE Energy, DTE Electric Co. and DTE Gas Co.'s Ratings; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | NEW YORK (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of DTE Energy Co. DTE) at 'BBB', and those of its regulated subsidiaries, DTE Electric Co. (DECo) and DTE Gas Co. (DTE Gas) at 'BBB+'.

Fitch Rates New Braunfels, TX Utility System Revs at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Business & Corporate | AUSTIN (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA' rating to the $27.9 million of utility system revenue bonds, series 2015, to be issued by the City of New Braunfels (the city) on behalf of New Braunfels Utilities (NBU). The bonds are scheduled to price Jan. 26, 2015 via negotiation.

Washington Energy Services Launches New Online Store

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Washington Energy Services, a leader in home energy solutions for more than 55 years, today announced its new online store, enabling its customers to easily order products and services to keep their home efficient, comfortable and safe.

GDF Suez signs solar-powered seawater desalination research contract in UAE

International | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, GDF Suez S.A., an electric utility, and Suez Environnement S.A. have signed a research contract to study seawater desalination using solar power in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, or UAE.

Powerco invests $100 million to upgrade electricity network in Waikato

International | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Powerco, an electricity and gas network utility, has announced that it is investing around $100 million in upgrading its electricity network in Waikato, New Zealand, over 2016.

VolkerWessels and Boskalis to construct Wikinger wind farm for Iberdrola

International | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Volker Stevin International, or VolkerWessels, and its partner Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. have received a contract from Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the partial construction of the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German section of the Baltic Sea.

Exelon collaborates with Accenture to implement mobile technology solution

Grid Operations | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Exelon Corporation, an operator of nuclear power plants, has collaborated with Accenture plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, to implement a mobile technology solution to reportedly enhance the productivity of its workforce and increase efficiencies in plant operations and maintenance.

SunShare and Mortenson partner to develop and build solar gardens in Minnesota

Solar | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
SunShare, a community solar company, and M. A. Mortenson Company, a construction firm, have announced a strategic partnership to develop and build solar gardens in Minnesota.

Consumers Energy selects Accenture to deploy new MWFM software from Ventyx

Grid Operations | Jan 23, 2015 -- MarketLine
Consumers Energy, a public utility that provides natural gas and electricity, has selected Accenture, a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, to deploy new mobile workforce management, or MWFM, software from Ventyx, an ABB company.

OC Officials Announce Environmental & Economic Benefits of New Renewable Energy Plant at County Landfill

Fossil & Biomass | (The Associated Press) - Jan 23
Orange County Board Chairman and 3rd District Supervisor Todd Spitzer joined today with area government and business officials to present details on the environmental and economic benefits to be gained from a renewable "green" energy plant at a county landfill

IEEE Smart Village and Global Himalayan Expedition Help Himalayan Students Imagine Life with Electricity

International | PISCATAWAY, N.J. (The Associated Press) - Jan 22
IEEE Smart Village today announced that an “education base” it has helped equip at a Himalayan boarding school is enabling children from remote, off-grid communities of Ladakh to develop an interest in renewable technologies and explore how various clean-energy solutions can bring lasting change to their home villages.

Fitch: Energy Sector Spotlight in Leveraged Market Quarterly

Business & Corporate | CHICAGO (The Associated Press) - Jan 22
Fitch Ratings has published its quarterly leveraged market synopsis, 'U.S. Leveraged Market Quarterly.' The report reviews fourth quarter 2014 activity and previews 2015. The energy sector is highlighted in this quarters' publication.

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