PPA for 65 MW of Kansas Wind Energy

Marshall Wind Energy LLC has secured three long-term wind power purchase agreements totaling 65 MW with municipal organizations in Missouri and Kansas. Columbia, Mo.-based Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC), Wichita, Kan.-based Kansas Power Pool (KPP), and the City of Independence, Mo., Department of Power and Light (IPL) have each signed up for output … Continue reading PPA for 65 MW of Kansas Wind Energy

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China, LatAm should cooperate to promote renewable energy: Chinese minister

China and Latin America should cooperate to promote the development of clean energy as both sides are going through similar development phases, China’s Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang said. “Both need to develop clean energy and we can cooperate and support each other to promote the development of clean energy, to reduce CO2 … Continue reading China, LatAm should cooperate to promote renewable energy: Chinese minister

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Canadian Solar Supplies Modules to Turkey’s Largest Photovoltaic PV Solar Power Plant

Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has supplied modules to Turkey’s largest PV project, the Kayseri Organized Industrial Zone PV Plant.   The 7.5 MW (AC) ground-mounted PV plant is located in one of Turkey’s largest industrial zones, the Kayseri Organized Industrial Zone (KOIZ). The plant uses … Continue reading Canadian Solar Supplies Modules to Turkey’s Largest Photovoltaic PV Solar Power Plant

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Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

Suntech has announced today that it will supply approximately 63 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to 8 separate Gunkul Engineering projects being constructed across Thailand. The projects are expected to be grid connected and operational by the end of 2015. “Suntech has shipped more than 260MW of panels to various projects throughout Thailand. Working side-by-side, … Continue reading Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

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Potential of renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts

Wind energy accounts for 4,500 megawatts, biomass – 1,500 megawatts, geothermal energy – 800 megawatts, and the remaining 350 megawatts from small hydro power plants. Despite the fact, that solar power is most profitable in comparison with other alternative resources in Azerbaijan now, the difference between solar and wind energy is not drastic. Moreover, a … Continue reading Potential of renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts

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Wind power in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a 99 MW wind farm

Vestas expands its presence in the Mexican market with a 99 MW order for La Mesa and Ciudad Victoria wind power farms to be located in Tamaulipas, Mexico.     Vestas has received an order from Isolux de Mexico S.A. to supply 30 units of the V112-3.3 MW wind turbine. The 99 MW order consists … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a 99 MW wind farm

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California’s wind energy production remains on target

Contrary to the claims of a few media outlets that there is “a serious problem” with low wind energy production in California and other Western states during the first months of 2015, wind levels during this time were not outside of normal variations. Wind generation seasonal patterns by region (Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration) It … Continue reading California’s wind energy production remains on target

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GAO concludes failing to extend PTC would likely reduce clean energy development

A recent report issued by the independent, nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reaches the same conclusion that the American Wind Energy Association has: the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for renewable energy is critical for continued wind energy development. Figure from GAO report showing majority of new utility-scale electricity generation projects have been renewable in … Continue reading GAO concludes failing to extend PTC would likely reduce clean energy development

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AWEA opens up membership to wind energy supporters

Seeking to tap the power of wind’s overwhelming support, AWEA has launched a membership campaign that includes individual memberships–both for those professionally involved in the industry as well as for the general public. AWEA has set a goal of gaining 8,000 contributing members by Global Wind Day, June 15. Two separate membership categories allow individuals … Continue reading AWEA opens up membership to wind energy supporters

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Kyocera Completes Construction of Third Floating Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of its third floating mega-solar power plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. A ceremony was held on May 24 to commemorate completion of the 2.3-megawatt (MW) plant, … Continue reading Kyocera Completes Construction of Third Floating Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

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Wind energy generated 25% of electricity in Spain

Renewable energy produced 50% of electricity in Spain in May: Wind power generated 25%, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) 3.6% and photovoltaic solar energy 4.5%. So far in 2015 the renewable energy produced 44% of electricity in Spain in May: 23.3% wind power generated outpacing nuclear energy, 1.7% Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and photovoltaic solar energy 3%. … Continue reading Wind energy generated 25% of electricity in Spain

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Wind power in Scotland: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm

Gamesa has entered into an agreement with ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s UK subsidiary, for the supply of 239 MW at the Kilgallioch wind farm being developed in southern Scotland. The company will also provide the facility’s O&M services under a five-year agreement.   Gamesa will handle the supply, transportation, installation and commissioning of 94 of its … Continue reading Wind power in Scotland: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm

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U.S. Renewable Energy use highest since 1930s

Renewable energy use in the United States hit its highest level last year since the 1930s. The country used green energy to meet 9.8% of its total energy needs, the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday. Total energy includes power used for homes, buildings, industry, vehicles and other uses.   It was the highest percent of … Continue reading U.S. Renewable Energy use highest since 1930s

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Tesla and Gaelectric to Introduce Tesla Battery Storage to Ireland

Gaelectric and Tesla today announced the purchase and planned deployment of Tesla Energy’s first battery power utility-scale project in Ireland. The two companies are collaborating to develop a pipeline of multiple battery projects to build new transmission system services required to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind. The initial … Continue reading Tesla and Gaelectric to Introduce Tesla Battery Storage to Ireland

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Saudi Arabia solar energy exports, Concentrated Solar Power and photovoltaic, absolutely realistic

“Saudi could be a solar exporter – I think it’s absolutely realistic and it’s going to happen,” said Paddy Padmanathan, CEO of ACWA Power, which runs a portfolio of solar, coal, gas and desalination plants across the Middle East.   In the short term, he said it was likely solar would fill the gaps in … Continue reading Saudi Arabia solar energy exports, Concentrated Solar Power and photovoltaic, absolutely realistic

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Wind energy in Mexico: Abengoa wind farm with 45 wind turbines in Tamaulipas

Consisting of 45 wind turbines with a total wind power capacity of 148.5 MW, this is the first wind farm for which Abengoa is carrying out both the engineering and the construction in Mexico. Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Abengoa wind farm with 45 wind turbines in Tamaulipas

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Viaspace conducting engineering plan for giant King® Grass Biogas power plant in Papua New Guinea

VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) announced that VIASPACE has been engaged by Clean Energy Solutions Pacific (CES) to provide engineering and design work for a 2 MW biogas power plant fueled by Giant King Grass. CES, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is an independent power producer focused on developing power for frontier and emerging markets. … Continue reading Viaspace conducting engineering plan for giant King® Grass Biogas power plant in Papua New Guinea

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