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Younicos 5MW battery grid connected
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  September 17

GERMANY: A 5MW lithium-ion battery storage unit designed by Younicos has been connected to the German grid.


Hyosung certifies 5MW turbine
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  September 17

SOUTH KOREA: Hyosung has had its 5MW Aerodyn-designed offshore turbine certified by German certification firm DEWI-OCC.


GE study finds wind could stabilise US grid
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  September 17

UNITED STATES: A report from GE Energy Consulting has found that modern wind turbines could "substantially enhance" the resilience of the US Eastern Interconnection grid.


German Battery Power Plant Goes Online To Help Integrate Renewables
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

Berlin-based Younicos has designed and commissioned a 5 MW lithium-ion battery storage unit for WEMAG, a regional energy provider based in the northern German city [...]


Energy Department Recognizes University of Utah in Better Buildings Challenge
Source: EERE Network News  |  September 17

The Energy Department recognized the University of Utah for its leadership in energy efficiency and for reducing energy use by 40% in a historic campus building.


Mild Summer to Dampen Debt Service Coverage Ratios
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  September 17

Mild summer weather conditions in much of the country could dampen year-end electric sales and contribute to declining debt service coverage ratios for the public power and electric cooperative sectors in 2014, Fitch Ratings says. Public power and electric cooperative credit ratings can withstand some variability in annual cash flow


New Jersey Coop Leads Army Base Solar Project
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  September 17

Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative (Sussex) is helping the U.S. Army install more than 500 Kws of solar panel capacity on a former Superfund site at Picatinny Arsenal near Morristown, New Jersey.  Engineering for the project was completed under the Solar Utility Network Deployment Acceleration project developed by the Cooperative Research


PJM States Seek Regional Modeling On ESPS Compliance Strategies
Source: Clean Energy Report  |  September 17

The organization representing member states within the PJM grid operator's region are asking the regional transmission operator (RTO) to model several scenarios to help states comply with EPA's carbon dioxide (CO2) rules for existing power plants, including a system-wide price on CO2 as opposed to state-by-state


Judge Preserves Industry Suit Suit Requiring EPA 'Jobs' Review Of Air Rules
Source: Clean Energy Report  |  September 17

A federal district judge in West Virginia has rejected an EPA motion to dismiss a coal miner's suit attempting to force the agency to conduct a Clean Air Act-mandated review of agency air rules' impacts on employment, with the judge ruling that the review is a nondiscretionary duty subject to


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California Draws Criticism For Easing ZEV Rule For Mid-Size Automakers
Source: Clean Energy Report  |  September 17

EPA Appears To Back Expanded Drilling Rules For VOCs To Curb Methane
Source: Clean Energy Report  |  September 17

USDA Announces $23 Million for Smart Grid Improvements
Source: EERE Network News  |  September 17

DOT Funds 72 Transportation Projects in 2014
Source: EERE Network News  |  September 17

Nevada Selected As Official Site for Tesla Battery Factory
Source: EERE Network News  |  September 17

EDF And Romax Partner On Technical And Engineering Services
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

Report: Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach Almost 40 GW By 2020
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

EDF And Romax Partner On Technical And Engineering Services
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

Report: Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach Almost 40 GW By 2020
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

California ISO, PacifiCorp Outline Implementation Plans For New Energy Market
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

German Battery Power Plant Goes Online To Help Integrate Renewables
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

Verizon Spending $13.8M On New Solar Projects In N.J.
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  September 17

Saudi Agriculture Sector Evaluating Solar-Diesel Hybrids
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  September 17

TEMI Holding Renewable Energy Technology Assessment Workshop
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  September 17

PSI Hosting Webinar On Grid-Based Solar Energy Storage
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  September 17

California ISO, PacifiCorp Outline Implementation Plans For New Energy Market
Source: North American Windpower  |  September 17

Basin Electric Receives Federal Approval for Major Transmission Line
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  September 16

AMSC posts update on Sinovel legal battle
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  September 16

Charity Ride Pays it Forward in Co-op Nation
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 15

Endangered Species Listing May Risk Reliability
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  September 15

Resolutions Process in Full Swing at Regionals
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 11

Emerson: Co-ops Need Unity to Meet Challenges
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 7

New TV Ads Focus on Impact of EPA Rules
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 3