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Colo. Attorney General Goes After Alleged Solar Scammer
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 16

A Jefferson County District Court judge has granted Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Guaranteed Solar LLC. The AG alleges that the Lakewood, Colo.-based company sold solar energy systems to residential consumers and then kept the consumers’ money without delivering the systems. The injunction


Brandeis University Expects Big Savings With Off-Campus Solar Project
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 16

Massachusetts-based Brandeis University has invested in an off-campus solar project that is designed to directly cut the university’s electricity costs and expected to save Brandeis up to $2 million.The university has teamed up with Competitive Energy Services, Kenyon Energy, Borrego Solar Systems and AEW Capital Management for the rooftop solar 


Four Renewables Projects In Developing Countries Ink Funding
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have approved $44.5 million for four renewable energy projects – including an integrated solar/wind facility – in developing countries.The funding will support the following projects in Africa and the Pacific:Marshall Islands: A 4.6 MW hybrid microgrid


Goldwind installs 3MW prototype with LM blades
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 16

CHINA: LM Wind Power has installed 66.9-metre blades on manufacturer Goldwind's new 3MW prototype turbine in Zhangbei, north-east China.


UK proposes National Grid roles split
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 16

UK: Electricity grid systems are to be managed separately from the transmission functions of National Grid to avoid conflicts of interest as the smart grid and more flexible electricity supply and demand solutions develop, the government has announced.


Sweden sets 100% renewable energy production target
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 16

SWEDEN: A roadmap to help Sweden achieve "100% renewable energy production by 2040" has been laid out by the country's parliamentary energy commission.


IRENA Highlights Rapid Growth Of Solar
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 16

Solar PV is slated to be the fastest-growing renewable energy resource in terms of capacity and output, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).The organization’s REthinking Energy report, now in its third edition, says solar PV will account for as much as 7% of global


FPL Completes Three Solar Projects, Touts Future Plans
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 16

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has announced the recent completion of three large solar projects, as well as plans to build more solar this year.FPL says it officially connected three new 74.5 MW universal solar projects – the FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center, the FPL Citrus Solar Energy


LM Wind Power Installs Blades On Goldwind’s New 3 MW Platform
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3 MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, have successfully been installed on the first prototype turbine.According to the company, the installation took place less than six months from the project’s initiation.The LM Wind Power blades have been selected as part of


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IRENA: Global Renewables Making Headway By ‘Nearly Every Measure’
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

Suzlon Marks 10K MW Of Wind In India
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

Suzlon Marks 10K MW Of Wind In India
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

Four Renewables Projects In Developing Countries Ink Funding
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

LM Wind Power Installs Blades On Goldwind’s New 3 MW Platform
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

IRENA: Global Renewables Making Headway By ‘Nearly Every Measure’
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 16

Eleventh Circuit Rules Co-op Members Are Not Entitled to Immediate Cash for Profits
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 13

Danish wind share falls in 2016
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 13

KIUC Executes Agreement to Construct Hybrid Solar and Energy Storage System
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 11

WEC Installs Fourth Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 9

Bluebonnet Electric Released from Liability Related to 2011 Wildfire
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 6

A New Digital Presence for Co-ops
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 26

Co-op Manager’s WW II Dog Tag Brings Memories
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 26

Student Linemen Help Stricken Man
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 23

S.D. Co-op Crews Aim High in Fair Ride Rescue
Source: ECT.coop  |  September 19