FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for NERC Standard on Geomagnetic Disturbances

On January 16, 2014, the FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to approve NERC Reliability Standard EOP-010-1. The proposed standard is the first step in implementing Order No. 779, where the Commission directed NERC to develop reliability standards aimed at mitigating the effects of geomagnetic disturbances (“GMDs”) on the…

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SRP, ASU Partner on 1-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

First Commercial SunPower C7 Tracker Installation MESA, Ariz.– Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at ASU’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The 1-megawatt facility will be the first commercial deployment of…

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Arizona Utility Approves Solar Energy Plant in Queen Creek

19-megawatt solar facility will create jobs and clean energy SRP and Colorado-based juwi solar Inc. have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for 19-megawatts of solar photovoltaic energy from a facility to be built in Queen Creek. SRP will purchase all of the solar energy produced at the Queen Creek…

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APS’ AZ Sun Program

Pat Dinkel, VP of Power Marketing and Resource Planning for Arizona Public Service Company, talks about the Paloma Solar Power Plant, the first solar plant to reach commercial operation as part of the utility’s AZ Sun Program.  

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FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff Speaks at Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association Policy Luncheon

AUSTIN (BUSINESS WIRE) / Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) welcomed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff, who spoke at the latest in a long series of informative TREIA Policy Luncheons on November 10th, 2011. The luncheon was hosted by Lloyd Gosselink, Attorneys at Law. The Geothermal Electric…

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Potawatomi Tribe Successfully Completes DOE-Supported Solar Energy Project in Wisconsin

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe has completed a solar photovoltaic installation project in Milwaukee, funded in part with $2.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The project is one of five Community Renewable Energy Deployment (CommRE) projects that received DOE funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and is…

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DOE Finalizes $197 Million Loan Guarantee for Solar Manufacturing Facilities

DOE announced on August 19 it has finalized a $197 million loan guarantee to SoloPower, Inc., for constructing and operating state-of-the-art thin-film solar module manufacturing facilities at sites in Portland, Oregon, and an existing site in San Jose, California. At full capacity, the facilities are expected to produce more than…

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Department of Energy to Award Over $6 Million for Clean Energy Projects on Tribal Lands

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced 31 tribal energy projects to receive $6.3 million over two years as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s ongoing efforts to support tribal energy development and continue strengthening the partnership with Tribal Nations. These competitively selected projects will allow Native American Tribes…

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GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. Sees Continued Growth for Energy and Sustainability Services With Its Automated Demand Response Solutions Leading the Way

NEW YORK, NY, Jul 06, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. /quotes/zigman/3811427 GRHU +20.78% , a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions and sustainable infrastructure products, today announced that, along with its partners and subsidiaries, it is poised to take advantage of a market expected to grow by…

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