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Muara Laboh Geothermal Project Receives $109M Funding Package

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-02-07 03:48
The Asian Development Bank recently signed a $109 million financing package for the Muara Laboh geothermal power generation project in western Indonesia.

 

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Manitoba Hydro announces workforce cuts, rate increases as debt rises

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 15:21

Manitoba Hydro has announced that it will eliminate more than 15% of its workforce while raising rates by at least 10% as the provincial utility's efforts to cut expenditures continue.

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Pumped Storage Bill with Virginia Senate After Passing House Vote

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 14:37

A bill in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia has been referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor after being passed by the House by a vote of 98 yes, zero no and one abstaining.

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OneRoof Energy Winds Down its Operations

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 10:12
OneRoof Energy, Inc, a residential solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group today announced that it is currently in default under its head office lease for failure to pay rent.
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Islands in The (Revenue) Stream: Energy Storage Adds Value and Resiliency to Microgrids

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 09:40

As scientists and explorers throughout history have seen, there is no better place to study evolution than on islands. Their boundaries and isolation create unique circumstances that often result in unusual species, evolving over time to best adapt to their habitat. Islands are truly laboratories for discovering the next stage of development.

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The Home Depot Taps Texas Wind Farm for Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 09:31
An hour from the Gulf of Mexico, a 30,000-acre farm in South Texas is helping The Home Depot decrease its carbon emissions while providing some nice economic benefits to the surrounding community. The Home Depot has partnered with EDP Renewables North America to purchase wind energy from the Los Mirasoles Wind Farm in McAllen, Texas.
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Renewables Now Account for Nearly One-Fifth of Total US Generating Capacity

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 08:42

Renewable energy dominated new U.S. electrical generation put into service during 2016, according to the latest issue of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) monthly "Energy Infrastructure Update,” released last week with data through Dec. 31, 2016.

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Talk to the Panel: Communication and Analytics Help Utilities Scale Up Solar Installations

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 07:59

This may come as a surprise to most people: utilities don’t have real-time information about their customers’ electricity usage. When someone adds solar to their home or business, all the utility can see is that the customer’s electricity usage drops; they can’t see how much energy a rooftop solar system offsets energy use.

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New York City Illumuninated By Solar Energy

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-02-06 06:45

In late 2016, Mayor de Blasio announced that solar power in New York City has nearly quadrupled since he took office increasing from 25 MW to 96 MW with cumulative solar installations reaching 8,000.

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