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Brazil A3 auction hampers profitability
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 27

BRAZIL: Experts are warning profitability of wind projects is at risk after the latest round of power contracts averaged at just BRL181.14/MWh ($50.4/MWh).


Geotechnical surveys begin at Lake Erie
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 27

UNITED STATES: Soil analysis testing has started at the 18MW Icebreaker offshore project in Lake Erie, Ohio.


Team NY Alfred Creates a Model for Western New York State
Source: EERE Network News  |  August 26

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 project from Team NY Alfred in Alfred, New York, is being used to spread the word about renewable energy.


Energy Department Awards Up to $9 Million for Cellulosic Bioenergy Systems
Source: EERE Network News  |  August 26

The Energy Department announced up to $9 million for the design of sustainable bioenergy systems that enhance the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy.


MAKE Report: Demand From Non-Traditional U.S. Off-Takers Drives Near Term Growth
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

MAKE Consulting says that demand from a growing corporate and industrial class of off-takers in the U.S. and improved market confidence in Iran have had [...]


Vestas wins 40MW Indian deal from Powerica
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 26

INDIA: Vestas has been awarded a contract from Indian utility Powerica to supply turbines to a project in Gujarat, west India.


Tri-State Fights EPA MATS Rule for Colorado Facility
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 26

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. (Tri-State) has renewed its attempt to suspend the April 2016 compliance deadline under the Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule for the 110-MW Nucla Station.  Tri-State has asked the D.C. Circuit to suspend the compliance deadline, arguing that EPA must provide an evaluation of


New Hydro Facility in Alaska Begins Operations
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 26

The Gartina Falls hydroelectric project, located near Hoonah, Alaska and developed by Inside Passage Electric Cooperative, began operations at the beginning of August.  The project is expected to help the local village cut its use of diesel use by 30 percent.  To read more about this story, please click here.


Victoria government sets out renewable energy roadmap
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  August 26

AUSTRALIA: Victoria's government has launched a renewable energy roadmap it hopes could create A$200 million ($143 million) of new investment.


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DOI Approves 485-Megawatt Blythe Mesa Solar Project in California
Source: EERE Network News  |  August 26

$1 Billion in Energy Department Initiatives for Clean Energy Technologies
Source: EERE Network News  |  August 26

All Aboard! Dutch Trains To Run Exclusively On Wind Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

MAKE Report: Demand From Non-Traditional U.S. Off-Takers Drives Near Term Growth
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Ontario Invests C$2.5 Million In First Nation Renewable Energy Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

All Aboard! Dutch Trains To Run Exclusively On Wind Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Ontario Invests C$2.5 Million In First Nation Renewable Energy Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Vestas Nabs 40 MW Order For India
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

Vestas Nabs 40 MW Order For India
Source: North American Windpower  |  August 26

8minutenergy Appoints New Finance Executives
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

Hurricane Katrina and Co-ops: 10 Years On
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 25

Suniva Powers Sundance Theater
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

SunEdison Turns To 'Warehouse' To Fund Comanche Solar And Other Large-Scale Projects
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

PSEG Solar Source Acquires 25.4 MW Solar Facility On Brownfield Site
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  August 25

In Their Words: Electric Co-ops Reflect on Katrina
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 24

Coop Challenges EPA’s New Coal Ash Rule
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 24

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Enters Into Service Agreement with Today’s Power Inc. for Solar Power
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  August 21

NRECA CEO Jo Ann Emerson Hospitalized
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 17

Youth Leadership Council Standout is Harvard Bound
Source: ECT.coop  |  August 17