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Tennessee Coops Encouraged by Findings and Recommendations of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 22

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development recently issued a report finding that regulatory barriers hinder electric cooperatives from providing broadband internet access to their members.  The Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association issued a press release praising the report, stating that “[c]o-ops have a legacy of expanding critical services beyond


Sky Solar Acquires 22 MW Of U.S. Projects
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 22

Hong Kong-based Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. has acquired 22 MW of U.S. solar projects from Greenleaf-TNX and SunPeak Universal Holdings Inc.Pursuant to the agreement with the seller group, Sky Capital America Inc., Sky Solar’s wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, acquired 22 operating solar facilities in California and one operating solar facility


Navy And Hawaiian Electric Plan Large Solar Project At Base
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 22

Hawaiian Electric Co. and the U.S. Department of the Navy have announced plans to build a 28 MW solar facility at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, West Loch Annex in Honolulu.Hawaiian Electric says it will build, own and operate the solar facility at the joint base, and in exchange for


Target Announces First Wind Power Purchase: Stephens Ranch In Texas
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Target says it has entered into an agreement with Starwood Energy Group to purchase a portion of power from the firm’s 211 MW Stephens Ranch Wind project near Lubbock, Texas.In a company announcement, the retail giant says the 40 MW purchase marks the company’s first wind energy partnership. Target expects


Blades delivered for Burbo Bank Extension
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 22

UK: UK-produced blades have been delivered to a UK offshore project for the first time as construction activities for Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension gather pace.


Target buys 40MW of Texan wind
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 22

UNITED STATES: Discount retailer Target has agreed to buy 40MW of wind power from a Starwood Energy Group project in Texas to offset the power used at 60 of its stores.


Gamesa lands 460MW of deals in India
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 22

INDIA: The Spanish manufacturer has announced a series of seven deals in the subcontinent to cement its place as the market leader.


New York’s Biggest Public School Solar Project Goes Online
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 22

The Avon Central School District has completed New York’s largest public school solar project to date. Located at 245 Clinton St. in Avon, the 1.5 MW off-site, ground-mounted solar array is expected to save the district $1.6 million over 25 years. The project uses remote net metering and was supported


Coalition Advocates For Solar Amid Utility Ratemaking Plans
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 22

A group of tech and solar organizations and companies – including TechNet, Sierra Club, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Vote Solar, The Alliance for Solar Choice, the California Solar Energy Industries Association, and SolarCity – has released a paper on designing electricity rates in the era of distributed energy


Previous Stories

Broadwind Energy Lands $15M Worth Of Tower Orders
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Gamesa Lands 460 MW Of New Wind Orders In India
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Groups Call LIPA Offshore Wind Delay ‘Deeply Disappointing’
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Target Announces First Wind Power Purchase: Stephens Ranch In Texas
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Broadwind Energy Lands $15M Worth Of Tower Orders
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Groups Call LIPA Offshore Wind Delay ‘Deeply Disappointing’
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Gamesa Lands 460 MW Of New Wind Orders In India
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 22

Co-ops Heard in Cleveland; On to Philadelphia
Source: ECT.coop  |  July 21

Vattenfall gives EOWDC go-ahead
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 21

Hawaii Consumer Groups Push for Coop Utility after Failed Merger
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 20

A Big Day to Give Back for Michigan Co-op
Source: ECT.coop  |  July 19

Missouri Coop Selected for USDA Small Business Program
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 19

A Note to Jo Ann from ‘Morning Joe’
Source: ECT.coop  |  July 19

Following Halo Decision, Power Meter IP Suit Settles
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 19

Co-op Launches Smoke Alarm Effort
Source: ECT.coop  |  July 18

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