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Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

The SunZia Southwest Transmission Project, a proposed #036;2 billion transmission line that would carry wind and solar in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across [...]


itek Energy Earns #039;Made In Minnesota#039; Certification
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 26

Washington-based solar module manufacturer itek Energy has earned its quot;Made in Minnesotaquot; status from the Minnesota Department of Commerce. The new Minneapolis facility, being developed [...]


Lower Oil Prices Bring Coop Savings
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 26

Lower oil prices have brought some savings to cooperatives and their members and may bring more.  Coops that generate power from diesel fuel are seeing direct savings that in many cases will be passed along to members as reduced fuel costs.  The savings may also flow through to coops that


GE picked for Chinese 151MW
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 26

CHINA: GE is to supply turbines with a capacity of 151MW to a project in China after winning an order from state-owned utility China Huaneng Corporation.


Eight Impsa turbines blown down in Brazil
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 26

BRAZIL: Investigations are ongoing at utility Eletrobras's 46MW Cerro Chato IV-VI wind complex in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul following the collapse of eight Impsa turbines.


Kansas Plains Last Stop for Spacesuit Exhibit
Source: ECT.coop  |  January 26

For many townsfolk in southwest Kansas, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., might just as well be in outer space. Stauth Memorial Museum in Kansas will be the last stop for a traveling Smithsonian exhibit on the evolution of spacesuits. (Photo Courtesy of NASA) But thanks to the electric cooperative community, Montezuma,


Egypt delays 250MW Gulf of Suez tender
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 26

EGYPT: The deadline for bids for a 250MW project being tendered in the Gulf of Suez under a build, own and operate contract has been delayed again to 18 March.


ADB loans $85m to Thai wind project
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  January 26

THAILAND: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide up to $85 million in financing for an 81MW wind project in Thailand.


Fenix Receives Funding For Mobile Solar Hybrid Power Systems
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 26

California-based Fenix International, a developer of solar power systems for off-grid communities in Africa, closed #036;12.6 million in Series B and working capital financing. This [...]


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Grand Rapids Issues RFP To Develop Solar Project At City Landfill Site
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 26


Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  January 26

Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping Wind Reforms For Oklahoma
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26


Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

Firms Launch #036;48 Million Clean Energy Initiative
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

Firms Launch #036;48 Million Clean Energy Initiative
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

BMR Energy Closes On Financing For Jamaica Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping Wind Reforms For Oklahoma
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

BMR Energy Closes On Financing For Jamaica Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  January 26

EKPC Delays Deactivation of Two Coal-Fired Generating Units
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 23

Solar Component Discounts Offered to Coops
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 22

North Dakota Coop Prepared for Increased Demand
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  January 22

Solar Foundation Report: Solar Energy Jobs Surged in 2014
Source: EERE Network News  |  January 21

Energy Department Offers $3.6 Million Hydroelectric Production Incentive
Source: EERE Network News  |  January 21

High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony
Source: EERE Network News  |  January 21

NASA, NOAA Find 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record
Source: EERE Network News  |  January 21

An Honor Run for Jaxon
Source: ECT.coop  |  January 20

Co-op Lineman’s Clamp Could Cut Risks
Source: ECT.coop  |  January 20

Communicators Share Ideas in Savannah
Source: ECT.coop  |  January 16