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  1. AEP Seeks To Add 1,485 MW Of New Wind Generation From Three Wind Facilities In Oklahoma

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced that its Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) and Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) companies are seeking regulatory approvals to purchase three wind projects, totaling 1,485 megawatts (MW), that are currently under development in Oklahoma

  2. Scout Completes Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) With Constellation For The Bitter Ridge Wind Farm

    Scout Clean Energy ("Scout"), is pleased to announce the signing and completion of a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Constellation, an Exelon company, for the long-term purchase of approximately 80% of the renewable energy and capacity generated by the 130 MW Bitter Ridge Wind Farm ("Bitter Ridge") in Jay County, Indiana

  3. JA Solar Supplies Modules For The Largest PERC Bifacial Double-Glass Solar Power Plant In South Korea

    JA Solar Co., Ltd, a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that it supplied all modules for the largest PERC bifacial double-glass solar power plant in South Korea

  4. Zyxel’s Green Initiative Reaches New Milestone With Transition To Solar Power

    Zyxel Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access and connected home products, recently announced it has reached a key milestone in its green initiative program with the flip of a switch to bring its new solar power system online

  5. JinkoSolar Supplies 7.8MW For Two Power Plants In Hungary

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the "Company," or "JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has supplied I+D Energias with 7.8MW of solar modules which were installed at two PV power plants in Hungary

  6. EDF Renewables Mexico Announces Commercial Operation Of Bluemex Power 1 Solar Project

    EDF Renewables Mexico recently announced the 119.6 megawatt peak (MWp) Bluemex Power 1 Solar Project (Bluemex) is fully operational and delivering electricity

  7. GLOBAL Technologies Selects Eutelsat To Support West Africa Power Pool Project

    Regulatory News: Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) has secured a multi-year contract with GLOBAL Technologies for C-band capacity on its EUTELSAT 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool project (WAPP). Established in 1999 by ECOWAS (Economic Community of West Africa States), the WAPP project aims to interconnect the power grids of 14 West African countries. GLOBAL Technologies was awarded the telecommunications part of the project, and through this contract signature,

  8. Black & Veatch Announces New Global Power Structure To Enhance Focus On Integrated Generation And Grid Modernization

    In response to growing client demand for tailored solutions balancing conventional and renewable generation sources, as well as more distributed, resilient power sources and grid infrastructure, Black & Veatch today announced the reorganization of its global power business. The new organization elevates focus on Black & Veatch Power’s Renewables business and launches a Distributed Energy operating group, strictly focused on distributed energy resources (DERs) and power distribution as emerging fuel sources continue to transform

  9. Duke Energy Passes Major Renewable Milestone: 1 Gigawatt Of Owned Solar Energy Capacity

    With the North Rosamond Solar Facility coming online last month in California, Duke Energy has passed the 1-gigawatt (GW) threshold of utility-scale owned and operated solar facilities nationwide

  10. New Report Warns Of Dire Health Consequences If Nuclear Power Plants Close In Ohio, Pennsylvania

    Replacing the electricity from three nuclear power plants at risk of closing prematurely with fossil fuels would lead to an average increase of 126 deaths per year, according to a new report released today by Nuclear Matters and the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging. Nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania face imminent closure, well before the end of their operational lives, because of badly-structured markets that do not fairly value them for