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Hawaii Gas Dedicates Oahu’s Biggest Active Solar Farm
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 26

Hawaii Gas has dedicated the new Waihonu Solar Farm with a blessing of the project facilities on the grounds of Honbushin International Center in Mililani. Consisting of Waihonu North LLC (5 MW) and Waihonu South LLC (1.5 MW), for a combined total of 6.5 MW, the Waihonu Solar Farm is


Solar Is ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’ For Texas Army National Guard
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 26

The Texas Army National Guard has released an analysis that maps the potential for renewable energy and water stress at the majority of its Texas facilities, overlapping that data with energy use and costs. The study, funded by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and executed by CNA Analysis & Solutions, reveals


Nordex in line for 183MW Chile project
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 26

CHILE: German manufacturer Nordex has said it is negotiating with developer Acciona Energia, regarding a possible turbine supply contract at a 183MW project in central Chile.


Coop-Friendly Railroad Reform Law Reportedly on Track
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 26

Federal regulators have reported that they are on track in implementing a railroad reform law intended to promote shipping efficiency and potentially competition among railroads.  The NRECA and electric cooperatives generally have pushed for reforms, recognizing the impact that costs of hauling coal can have on electric rates.


CIP acquires US offshore project
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 26

UNITED STATES: Infrastructure fund management firm Copenhagen Infrastrcutre Partners (CIP) has acquired 100% of OffshoreMW from US private equity firm Blackstone.


Coops Offer Net Metering Alternatives
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 26

Michigan’s Cherryland Electric Cooperative and its supplier, Wolverine Power Cooperative, have developed a plan that would allow customers to choose between three options for participating in solar generation—a community solar subscription, a “buy all, sell all” option, which would allow solar owners to sell all power they generate back to


Nordex, Acciona Confirm Negotiations For Chilean Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner, Acciona Energia, regarding a 183 MW wind farm in Chile.In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market, Acciona Energia was awarded a contract to feed some 500 GWh of electricity into the grid


Nordex, Acciona Confirm Negotiations For Chilean Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner, Acciona Energia, regarding a 183 MW wind farm in Chile.In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market, Acciona Energia was awarded a contract to feed some 500 GWh of electricity into the grid


With New Funding, Drone Company PRENAV Set To Transform Turbine Inspections
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

San Carlos, Calif.-based PRENAV has raised $6.5 million in seed financing from investor Crosslink Capital, along with Haystack, Liquid 2 Ventures and WI Harper Group. These organizations join existing investors Pear Ventures, Toivo Annus and a number of others.PRENAV is developing automated, commercial drones that are guided by computer vision.


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Iowa Coop Doubles as Solar Installer
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 26

Martha’s Vineyard Offshore Wind Project Acquired By Danish Company
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

With New Funding, Drone Company PRENAV Set To Transform Turbine Inspections
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Martha’s Vineyard Offshore Wind Project Acquired By Danish Company
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Support scheme replacing FIT is 'a drop in the ocean'
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 25

KfW finances 117.5MW Uruguay site
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 25

Vivint Solar Expands Into Florida, Creating Jobs
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

NRECA Joins PJM Seeking Shutdown of FERC Floor Price Dispute
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 25

MAKE: Policy Clarity Negatively Impacts Long-Term Global Wind Growth
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 25

MAKE: Policy Clarity Negatively Impacts Long-Term Global Wind Growth
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 25

Berkeley Lab Studies Show U.S. Solar Prices Keep On Dropping
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

A Rio Olympics for Nebraska Co-op Member
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 16

Special Day to Honor Kansas Co-ops
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 8

Florida Co-op Offers Kid’s Safety Program
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 1

From Youth Tour to the DNC
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 1

Energy Department Announces $3 Million for Industry HPC Access
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

DOI Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Off New York's Shore
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Lab-Corps Program Announces Second Round of Training for Entrepreneurial Teams at National Labs
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Eagles are Making Wind Turbines Safer for Birds
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23