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EDF commissions Grassridge wind farm in South Africa EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the 61.5MW Grassridge wind farm in South Africa. Green Power > Wind > News
UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014 By CTBR Staff Writer
The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Green Power > Solar > News Vestas to supply turbines for 36.3MW Jamaican wind farm By CTBR Staff Writer
Vestas has secured a contract to deliver turbines for the 36.3MW BMR Jamaica wind project in Saint Elizabeth Parish.
Green Power > Wind > News NAPEC subsidiary wins contract to build transmission line for Hydro-Québec By CTBR Staff Writer
NAPEC’s Thirau Ltée subsidiary has secured a $61m contract to build a transmission line for Hydro-Québec.
Green Power > Hydro > News
UK increases CFD funding for low carbon projects By CTBR Staff Writer
The UK government has increased the funding available for low carbon projects under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
Green Power > BioPower > News Abengoa, Masdar partner on Abu Dhabi desalination research project By CTBR Staff Writer
Spanish energy firm Abengoa has signed a desalination research partnership agreement with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar company).
Enviro-Care > Waste & Waste Water Management > News Pattern Energy acquires majority stake in Green Power Investment By CTBR Staff Writer
Pattern Energy Group, also known as Pattern Development, has acquired a majority stake in Japan-based Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), adding about 1GW of wind and solar projects to its pipeline.
Green Power > Solar > News

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Enviro-Care

Abengoa, Masdar partner on Abu Dhabi desalination research project
By CTBR Staff Writer
Spanish energy firm Abengoa has signed a desalination research partnership agreement with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar company).
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Allete to acquire U.S. Water Services
By CTBR Staff Writer
Allete has agreed to acquire U.S. Water Services as part of its strategy to invest in energy infrastructure and associated services.
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Green Power

UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014
By CTBR Staff Writer
The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
News
NAPEC subsidiary wins contract to build transmission line for Hydro-Québec
By CTBR Staff Writer
NAPEC’s Thirau Ltée subsidiary has secured a $61m contract to build a transmission line for Hydro-Québec.
News

Biofuels

Abengoa inaugurates cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas, US
By CTBR Staff Writer
Abengoa has opened its first commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, US.
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USDA, DOE announce funding to support bioenergy feedstock development
By CTBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have awarded $12.6m in funding to 10 projects to improve plant feedstocks for bioenergy production.
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Energy Management

BioSolar plans to reduce solar power cost with new energy storage technology
By CTBR Staff Writer
BioSolar is developing a polymer-based supercapacitor technology that could help lower the cost of solar energy storage.
News
US releases environmental assessment for wind areas offshore North Carolina
By CTBR Staff Writer
The US Department of the Interior has issued an Environmental Assessment supporting a potential lease sale of over 300,000 acres of federal waters off the coast of North Carolina for the development of wind energy.
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Green Tech

ITM Power takes delivery of Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicle
22 October 2014 | By CTBR Staff Writer
Energy storage and clean fuel firm ITM Power has taken delivery of one of the first Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicles to arrive in the UK.
Energy Management > Energy Storage > News
FuelCell wins contract to identify potential integration of DFC power plants
08 October 2014 | By CTBR Staff Writer
FuelCell Energy has won a contract from a global energy firm to identify the potential integration of Direct FuelCell (DFC) power plants with combustion-based natural gas fueled processes.
Energy Management > Energy Storage > News
Ideal Power wins purchase orders for 30kW battery converter products
23 October 2014 | By CTBR Staff Writer
Ideal Power has secured several new purchase orders for more than 3.5MW of its 30kW battery converter products.
Energy Management > Energy Storage > News

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