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Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:00
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Samsung and Pattern sign 100MW Ontario PPA

Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:00
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8 Interesting Facts About Solar Power

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:31

A ridiculous amount of interesting facts and statistics surround the solar industry, and every time I write one of these posts, I fall more deeply in love with solar power.  What a first-class industry to be in – renewable energy, saving money, saving the planet….yeah, those things are important, and I’m always happy to share facts and statistics w

Samsung and PNE sign 100MW Ontario PPA

Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:00
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Microgrid Economics: It Takes a Village, a University, and a Ship

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:55

As a businessman exploring investments, I need simple answers, however complicated the problem. I wish to know: Are microgrids economical? How much investment is needed and for what? What are the factors that principally affect profitability, within the system and in the environment? If microgrids are not profitable at the present, when will they be? I recognize that understanding microgrids as a system requires complicated mathematics and modeling. I’m sympathetic to and respect those who do that.

Solar PV Installations Quintuple Across K-12 Schools

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:38

Recent findings from The Solar Foundation (TSF) show an encouraging surge in the number of K-12 schools installing solar power to save money, reduce carbon emissions, and introduce a new generation of children to the very practical benefits of renewable energy.

Samsung and Pattern sign 100MW Ontario PPA

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:21
UNITED STATED: Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) for its 100MW Belle River Wind project in Ontario.
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FYI, Geothermal Industry: You’re Doing It Wrong

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:16

For years the geothermal industry has relentlessly boasted that it is a baseload resource, meaning it provides stable power similar to a coal or natural gas plant, except without all of those pesky carbon emissions. While upfront costs to develop a plant are higher than other renewable sources, geothermal leaders say that this baseload aspect makes it a more attractive resource in the long run since the grid needs more stable power as increasing amounts of intermittent renewables enter the landscape.

Senvion CFO resigns

Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:00
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Vestas picked for 21MW Swedish project

Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:00
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Environmental Groups Threaten Fresh Legal Action on NRC Waste Confidence Decision

Nuclear Power - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:26
On Monday, 17 anti-nuclear groups said they are preparing to file a federal court challenge if a recent Nuclear Regulatory Commission decision on waste storage at power plants takes effect. The NRC had suspended final decisions on new nuclear plant licenses and license renewals following a 2012 court...(read more)

Nordex wins 51MW follow-up Finnish deal

Wind Power News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:00
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