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Sun Edison inks 33MW deal with Southern California Edison utility

Agreement calls for SunEdison to modernize the grid In Southern California with solar.

Gamesa signs a 100 MW turbine supply agreement with Chinese construction group Gamesa signs a 100 MW turbine supply agreement with Chinese construction group

50 G97-2.0 MW Gamesa wind turbines to be deployed for Hebei province wind farm.

SgurrEnergy launches UK onshore renewables safety training programme

CITB-approved course claims to be the first of its kind to be designed specifically for renewables professionals in the UK.

Marine energy company Minesto has been awarded a 13 million Euros from Welsh Government

Funding will allow Minesto to start the commercial roll out of marine power plants in Wales.

Trojan Battery establishes new R&D center in Ireland

Facility to focus on advanced material development of energy storage products.

Alstom signs contract for Tilbury biomass plant in the UK

When complete, the 45 MW biomass power station is expected to generate 300 GWh of green electricity every year.

AWEA WINDPOWER 2015 Day One Report

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz delivers keynote address touting the technological advances in wind energy.

E.ON to build Rampion offshore wind farm in the UK

When complete, the wind farm will have the capacity to generate 400 MW of electricity.

39 GW of new hydropower capacity added in 2014, IHA report shows 39 GW of new hydropower capacity added in 2014, IHA report shows

The additions brought the world’s total installed hydropower capacity to 1,055 GW at the end of 2014.

NREL to collaborate with China's PV Investment and Finance Alliance

Goal of partnership is to open wide-scale and diverse sources of investment for solar photovoltaic asset development in China.

Cutting-edge smart city technologies to be piloted in Canary Wharf Cutting-edge smart city technologies to be piloted in Canary Wharf

Demand Logic and SEaB Energy selected as winners in Cognicity Challenge’s second cohort.

US EPA Administrator and San Francisco Bay Area government agencies celebrate nation’s largest solar energy partnership

Initiative aims to take advantage of economies of scale in solar installation and use a single contract for greater efficiency and cost savings.

Trina Solar selected to deploy an additional capacity at England's Wymeswold solar farm

2.2MWp extension represents a 7% increase in capacity at the UK-based solar plant, bringing it up to 34.4MWp.

Trojan Battery expands distribution in Michigan and Ohio

Energy Products selected as a master distributor for Trojan Battery.

All-Energy 2015 breaks attendance records in Glasgow, Scotland All-Energy 2015 breaks attendance records in Glasgow, Scotland

Preliminary figures show 8,250 people from more than 50 countries participated in what is being billed as 'the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference.'

NREL staff recognized for top innovations as lab celebrates record patent year

Annual event acknowledges NREL's commercialization and partnering successes and honors the researchers and engineers who made it happen.

US Department of Energy extends deadline to apply for 'START' funding

Tribal governments and related entities have until May 22, 2015, to request financial assistance for renewable energy project development.

New UK energy minister named following the 2015 general election

Amber Rudd appointed DECC Secretary, replacing Ed Davey.

Renewable energy innovation 'hub' opens in UK's Western Isles Renewable energy innovation 'hub' opens in UK's Western Isles

Program showcases the latest green products available to the UK market.

Schneider Electric to participate in a £9.5 million government initiative to modernise the UK energy infrastructure

The project, trialled on Western Power Distribution’s residential network, will increase local network voltage through the production and installation of high-performance power electronic converters into the meter box of individual properties.

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) and Elsevier renew publishing partnership

Elsevier continues to publish Solar Energy Journal and announces changes on the editorial team to better serve the scientific community

ABB technologies to facilitate rural smart grid in Sweden

Smart Grid in Gotland to integrate more renewable energy and improve power quality.

DNV GL achieves compliance with new Chinese wind power regulations

The agreement with the Chinese Qualification Certification enables the acceptance of DNV GL certificates in the region.

Vergnet announces opening of UK subsidiary

Ripley, Derbyshire, selected as the location for medium wind turbine manufacturer’s British base.

US Energy Secretary, Dr Ernest Moniz, to address attendees at upcoming AWEA Conference US Energy Secretary, Dr Ernest Moniz, to address attendees at upcoming AWEA Conference

Occasion marks the first time the Energy Secretary will speak to AWEA members at convention.

Germany expected to lead annual offshore wind installations in 2015, new GlobalData report shows.

Germany will add 2,071 Megawatts in annual offshore wind turbine installations in 2015, making it the world’s leading market

SgurrEnergy supports largest UK community renewables project to construction completion SgurrEnergy supports largest UK community renewables project to construction completion

The UK’s largest community owned wind farm has successfully completed construction this week after technical advisory support from leading renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy.

SKF signs strategic agreement with ReGen Powertech

As part of the agreement with ReGen Powertech, SKF will supply pitch and yaw bearings and mainshaft bearings.

Spectrum Energy Systems to showcase its first British-built 250kW wind turbine at ALL-ENERGY conference

New 'P250 turbine' designed for landowners, farmers and industrial high energy users who are considering harnessing wind power to cut energy costs.

SolarWorld transitioning to 'five-bus-bar' PV panel format

Goal is to lift PV module power by 2 percentage points, SolarWorld stated.

Pattern Development completes financing and starts construction of Amazon wind farm project in Indiana

150 MW wind project to use American-made turbines and create more than 300 jobs.

Germany's DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated Germany's DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

Installation features 80 Siemens wind turbines with a total capacity of 288 megawatts.

Black & Veatch expands relationship with Tesla to include energy storage systems

Energy storage experts to support Tesla Energy Storage for commercial applications.

ScottishPower Renewables officially opens newly repowered Coal Clough wind farm near Burnley ScottishPower Renewables officially opens newly repowered Coal Clough wind farm near Burnley

Over the past 18 months, the company has invested £22.5 million to replace 24 wind turbines installed in 1992, with eight modern turbines, increasing the total generating capacity of the windfarm from 9.6 MW to 16 MW.