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SunWize installs Independent Samoa’s largest solar energy system

SunWize Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that it completed the installation of a 546 kW solar electric system for the Independent State of Samoa. The project with Samoa’s power utility, Electric Power Corporation (EPC), is the country’s largest, reducing Samoa’s reliance on imported fossil fuels. “For too long we […]

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Wind Power Can Improve Resiliency of Electrical Grids

Today, at the CIGRE Session 45 in Paris, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency. The study, which was sponsored by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, modeled the country’s Eastern Interconnection—one of the largest electrical systems in the world—and determined that […]

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Banco Interacciones and Envision Energy Sign Mou to Pursue Wind Power Projects in Mexico

Banco Interacciones (Interacciones), a subsidiary of Grupo Financiero Interacciones and Envision Energy (Envision), the Shanghai-based world leader in smart wind power and renewable energy, have signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) to jointly carry out exploration, structuring and the pursuit and/ or installation of renewable energy projects in Mexico. Under the MOU, Envision and Interacciones […]

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EDF inaugurates Teesside Offshore Wind Farm in the UK

DNV GL recommends new practices for offshore HDVC wind power projects

Growing number of offshore wind farms being built farther from shore increase need for reliable measures for the use of HVDC transmission systems DNV GL’s new recommended practice on technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies provides a means for managing technology risks and facilitating a faster, more efficient and more reliable deployment of offshore HVDC […]

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The falling price of U.S. wind power

Wind energy has never been more affordable, the Department of Energy’s Berkeley National Laboratory announced recently in releasing its new 2013 Wind Energy Technologies Market Report and a companion slide presentation. Wind means lower electric bills for millions of Americans across the wind-rich states. That value to consumers is why it’s essential to keep the […]

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GE Enables More Wind Energy on New England’s Transmission Network

While the integration of wind energy continues to have broad public policy support, consumers are playing a larger role to ensure their electricity provider is using higher levels of renewable power to meet their clean energy expectations. To address the growing demand, GE’s Digital Energy business today announced that its Synchronous Condenser technology will be […]

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ACS to sell over 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power, PV and wind power asset

Florentino Perez has tasked Societe Generale and Mediobanca with finding buyers for the company’s concentrated solar power (CSP), photovoltaic (PV) and wind power plants both in Spain and abroad.      Florentino Perez, the president of ACS, has tasked Societe Generale (EPA:GLE) and Mediobanca (BIT:MB) with finding buyers for the company’s concentrated solar power (CSP), […]

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Price of US wind energy at all-time low of $25 per megawatt-hour

A just-released Department of Energy and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report pegs utility-scale wind power-purchase agreement pricing as averaging $25 per megawatt-hour for projects that negotiated contracts in 2013. That’s cheap power. But, as Stephen Lacey asked in a recent podcast, how do we calculate the true cost of intermittent renewables? Lacey and The Energy […]

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