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Principal Solar to co-develop solar power project with Entropy in North Carolina
28 August 2015 US-based solar power developer Principal Solar (PSI) and affiliates of Entropy Investment Management will jointly construct a 100MW solar project in Cumberland County, North...

Louisiana approves Entergy’s plan to combine two state energy utilities
28 August 2015 Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved the integration of the state-based power utilities Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, in the...

India may appeal against WTO ruling on US solar power dispute
28 August 2015 India plans to appeal against the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling over its solar power programme under a dispute raised by the US, which asks the Asian country to offer equal...

Makai to commission ocean thermal energy plant in Hawaii, US
27 August 2015 Makai Ocean Engineering is preparing to commence operations on grid-connected ocean thermal energy plant the BigIsland in Hawaii,...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Suhail Bahwan to support Altaeros Energies’ business expansion
27 August 2015 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Oman's Suhail Bahwan Group have jointly invested in US-based technology firm Altaeros Energies to support the design and production of its Buoyant Airborne...

Triunfo divests three of its Brazilian energy assets to China Three Gorges
27 August 2015 Brazil-based infrastructure firm Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos will be selling its controlling stakes for three energy businesses to the local subsidiary of China Three Gorges for up...

IAEA to create nuclear fuel bank for low-enriched uranium in Kazakhstan
27 August 2015 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Government of Kazakhstan have signed an agreement to set-up an IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Oskemen, Kazakhstan in order to ensure...

EDF Renewable Energy acquires wind power developer OwnEnergy
26 August 2015 A subsidiary of French green energy developer EDF Energies Nouvelles' EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has completed acquisition of US-based energy firm OwnEnergy, which includes its 'pipeline...

Bureau of Land Management approves 485MW solar PV project in California
26 August 2015 The US Bureau of Land Management has approved construction of the 485MW Blythe Mesa solar photovoltaic (PV) project in California,...

German energy market reforms contradict EU guidelines, says DNV GL
26 August 2015 Norway-based risk management authority DNV GL has indicated that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy's proposal to introduce an Energy-Only Market in the country...

Dong Energy signs turbine supply contract with MHI Vestas for German wind farm
25 August 2015 Danish Dong Energy has signed a conditional contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the delivery of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in...

Denham Capital and Nexif Energy form South East Asia power investment platform
25 August 2015 UK-based energy-focused private equity firm Denham Capital has formed a partnership with Singapore-based Nexif Energy to develop, finance, construct and acquire conventional and renewable...

US to fund $1bn of innovative clean energy initiatives
25 August 2015 US President Barack Obama has announced more than $1bn of investments through Department of Energy (DOE) initiatives aimed to encourage innovation and clean energy...

Chile gives environmental approval for 260MW Copiapó solar project
24 August 2015 US-based green energy firm SolarReserve has received environmental approval from the Government of Chile to develop the 260MW Copiapó solar project in the country, which is being touted as one...

SolarWindow Technologies develops power-generating window glass in US
24 August 2015 SolarWindow Technologies has developed a glass window that can generate power from sun...

Saab Seaeye’s Falcon to assist inspection of Guri Dam in Venezuela
21 August 2015 Venezuela has selected a Falcon remotely operated vehicle (ROV) developed by Saab Seaeye to carry out integral inspection work and a thorough survey of infrastructure and turbines of the Guri...

Pakistan begins $10bn of nuclear power projects in Karachi
21 August 2015 Pakistan has started constructing the 1,100MW Karachi Nuclear Power Plant II (Kanupp II), which is expected to help the country meet its growing energy...

Tepco Mitsubishi and Joban Joint Power partner on low-emission coal power projects in Japan
21 August 2015 Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Electric, and Joban Joint Power have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to develop coal power plants...

Natcore Technology develops process to manufacture solar cells without silver
20 August 2015 Natcore Technology has achieved a breakthrough in solar cell structure development that could eliminate the need for silver, replacing it with...

Siemens to deliver substations for Qatar’s power distribution network expansion
20 August 2015 State-owned Qatar General Water & Electricity Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has awarded a contract worth around €470m to German conglomerate Siemens for supplying substations to support the...

Adani negotiating with Softbank and Foxconn to invest in $3bn solar project in India
20 August 2015 Adani Group is holding discussion with Japanese Softbank and Taiwan-based Foxconn to invest in a $3bn solar project, aimed to develop solar cells and panels in...