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NextEra Commits to Hawaii’s Clean Power Goal, Local Management

Lynn Doan, Bloomberg September 1, 2015 NextEra Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. made 50 new commitments as part of their proposal to merge that, they said, would accelerate Hawaii’s goal of getting all of its ...

Offshore Oregon Wind Gains State Financing Advocate

Charles Thurston September 1, 2015 Principle Power, based in Berkeley, Calif., has gained a governmental finance partner in its effort to build up to a 24 MW offshore wind generator 18 miles off the coast of Coos Bay, Ore....

Fossil Fuels Losing Cost Advantage Over Solar, Wind, IEA Says

Tara Patel, Bloomberg August 31, 2015 The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind has dropped significantly over the past five years, narrowing the gap with power generated from fossil fuel...

Sinovel Wind’s Loss Widens on Fewer Orders, Asset Impairment

Reed Landberg, Iain Wilson, Abhay Singh, Bloomberg August 28, 2015 Sinovel Wind Group Co., once China’s biggest supplier of wind turbines, said its loss more than doubled in the first half as orders fell and asset-impairment losses increased. The net los...

Wind Power is Breaking Down International Border Barriers

Vince Font August 27, 2015 In an important “model of collaboration” between the U.S. and Mexico, the first ever cross-border wind farm has been officially inaugurated in Tecate, Baja California. Customers of San Di...

Why Do Germany’s Electricity Prices Keep Falling?

Rachel Morison, Bloomberg August 26, 2015 Chancellor Angela Merkel cemented Germany’s shift toward an economy powered by renewable energy in 2010 with her “Energiewende” plan. One result has been a seemingly unstoppable decline i...

German Renewables Investors To Fund Iranian Wind Farm

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg August 26, 2015 Development Environment Arvand Co., a German-Iranian renewables developer, signed an agreement to build a 48-megawatt wind farm in southwestern Iran for 40 million euros ($46 million).

Major Renewable Energy Developer EDF Expands into Community Wind, Acquires OwnEnergy

Renewable Energy World Editors August 25, 2015 Sunedison acquired First Wind in November 2014 and today EDF is announcing that it has snapped up OwnEnergy, a national developer of mid-sized wind projects. The transaction encompasses 1...

Macquarie Venture Gets $422 Million U.K. Offshore Wind License

Louise Downing, Bloomberg August 25, 2015 The U.K. energy regulator granted Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Ltd. and 3i Infrastructure Plc a license to own and operate a 269 million-pound ($422 million) offshore wind transmissio...

Siemens Sells Wind Zone That May Meet 4 Percent of U.K.’s Power

Louise Downing, Bloomberg August 24, 2015 Siemens Financial Services GmbH and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. sold an offshore wind development area to Dong Energy A/S that has the potential to provide as much as 4 percent of the...

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