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Akuo selects GE for 95MW Texas project

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00
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Akuo selects GE for 180MW Texas project

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:00
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Akuo selects GE for Texas project

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:00
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Akuo selects GE for 95MW Texas project

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:36
UNITED STATES: French developer Akuo Energy has handed GE a 95MW order for the Rocksprings Phase I project in Texas.
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An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:05

Two weeks ago, Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission ratified the first-ever statewide policy for setting a fair and transparent price on solar energy. This week, a coalition of companies that provide leasing contracts for solar to home and business customers declared war on this “value of solar” policy, and pretty much every financial model for

CEO of German Utility RWE Says It Should Have Invested in Renewable Energy Sooner

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:46

What’s a beleaguered utility to do when forced by the government to close its profitable nuclear power plants?

Turning the Tide on Barrage Technology

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:31

For countless centuries the power of the tides has been known and understood. It is perhaps remarkable that this prodigious energy been used to generate electricity only within the last half a century. In a bid to rectify this apparent omission, over recent years significant research and development dollars have been ploughed into the development of numerous novel marine hydrokinetic technologies, such as tidal current turbines, which are only now emerging commercially.

Distributed Generation Shines in Thailand

Renewable Energy News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:30

Electricity generation today is moving towards a more decentralised model where generation is close to demand. Possible benefits are diminished transmission and distribution losses and investments, improved energy efficiency, and increased security of supply. Implementing a large central power plant is extremely challenging in terms of site availability, as well as public concern about environmental issues.

Siemens wins first Saskatchewan order

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:00
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Impax finances 27MW Finnish project

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:00
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Siemens and Petrofac win BorWin3 contract

Wind Power News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00
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Impax finances 27MW Finnish project

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:45
FINLAND: Impax Asset Management has reached financial close on its 27MW Joukhaisselkä wind farm in northern Finland with Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken.
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Sellafield Site Picks Contractor for $2.3 Billion Silo Cleanup

Nuclear Power - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:26
Sellafield Ltd. has tentatively selected a consortium of Areva, Mace and Atkins to clean up a facility that stores legacy waste from the country's civilian nuclear fuel production. The Sellafield site's swarf storage silos contain magnesium shavings produced during the decanning of used Magnox...(read more)

Siemens and Petrofac win BorWin3 contract

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:12
GERMANY: Tennet has chosen Siemens and Petrofac to supply technology for the BorWin3 grid connection, which will serve projects in the German North Sea.
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Siemens wins first Saskatchewan order

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:46
CANADA: Siemens has agreed a deal with Algonquin Power and Utilities to provide ten 2.3MW wind turbines for the 23MW Morse project.
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NRC Proposes Increase in Nuclear Licensing Fees

Nuclear Power - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:30
The semi-autonomous agency that oversees safety at U.S. commercial nuclear facilities will collect 7.7 percent more money in fees next year under a proposal announced Monday. By law, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must recover 90 percent of its budget through fees charged to the facilities it licenses...(read more)