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ScottishPower Renewables starts developing 239MW Kilgallioch wind farm
30 July 2015 ScottishPower Renewables has started construction of the 239MW Kilgallioch wind farm in South Ayrshire,...

Iberdrola signs 15-year power purchase deal for Tule wind project in California
30 July 2015 Spanish green energy firm Iberdrola Renewables has signed a 15-year deal with Southern California Edison (SCE) to supply 132MW of power from its Tule Wind Power project in California,...

Samsung C&T wins $1.8bn EPC contract for combined cycle power plant in Qatar
30 July 2015 A construction unit under the South Korean Samsung Group, Samsung C&T has won a $1.8bn contract to develop a 2.5GW combined cycle power plant in...

Enel Green Power commissions biomass power plant in Italy
29 July 2015 Enel Green Power has commissioned a biomass power plant at the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant in Tuscany,...

Edison claims $7.57bn compensation from Mitsubishi for US nuclear plant shutdown
29 July 2015 Southern California Edison (SCE) and Edison Material Supply LLC (EMS) have increased compensation claims from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems to...

GE may sell Alstom’s gas turbine assets to gain EU anti-trust approval
29 July 2015 US-based General Electric (GE) has confirmed it is prepared to sell parts of Alstom's gas turbine assets to Italian Ansaldo Energia in order to gain European Union approval for the proposed...

University of California scientists enhance solar energy conversion method
28 July 2015 Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have found a way to manage efficient solar energy conversion using the infrared region of the lightwave...

SunPower acquires US solar project portfolio from Infigen Energy
28 July 2015 American solar manufacturer SunPower has acquired a portfolio of 1.5GW of solar power plant assets under development in the US states, from Australia-based Infigen...

Siemens to deliver wind turbines for three onshore wind projects in Ireland and Scotland
28 July 2015 German power equipment manufacturer Siemens has won separate orders for construction, installation and commissioning of turbines at three onshore wind projects in Ireland and...

CVC Capital Partners to buy energy business of Polish National Railways
27 July 2015 Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has signed an agreement to acquire PKPE Energetyka, which is the energy unit of Polish National Railways, in a deal worth zl1.97bn...

SkyPower signs $2.2bn deal for solar power developments in Kenya
27 July 2015 The Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has signed a $2.2bn agreement with SkyPower for developing 1GW of solar power projects in the...

Royal College of Art student develops small-scale wind energy harvesting system in UK
27 July 2015 A graduate from the UK's Royal College of Art has innovated Moya Power, a new power-generation system that uses semi-transparent, low-cost material to produce small amounts of wind...

Voltalia acquires 379MW wind energy portfolio in France
24 July 2015 French green energy firm Voltalia has purchased a portfolio of wind projects from Maia Eolis totalling a potential power generation capacity of...

AC Energy starts construction on $1bn coal-fired power plant in Philippines
24 July 2015 A subsidiary unit of Philippines-based Ayala, AC Energy, has started developing a $1bn coal-fired power plant in the south of the...

EU asks France to recover €1.37bn of aid extended to EDF
24 July 2015 The European Union has ordered France to recover €1.37bn of state aid extended to Electricite de France (EDF) after deciding that the firm had taken advantage of illegal tax...

Advanced Power breaks ground on 700MW combined-cycle power facility in Ohio, US
23 July 2015 Swiss power developer Advanced Power's subsidiary Carroll County Energy has broken ground on the 700MW Carroll County Energy Facility in Ohio, US, together with US construction firm...

Gamesa to collaborate with Technical University of Madrid on wind turbine testing tunnel
23 July 2015 Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) for jointly designing, developing and operating a...

SNC-Lavalin to develop 755MW PSEG Keys Energy Center in Maryland, US
23 July 2015 Canada-based SNC-Lavalin has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to develop the 755MW Keys Energy Center, a combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power plant at...

HP signs deal with SunEdison to source wind power for its Texas data centres
22 July 2015 US-based technology firm Hewlett Packard (HP) has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with SunEdison for sourcing 112MW of wind power for its data centres in...

SSE starts 162MW extension of the 350MW Clyde wind farm in Scotland
22 July 2015 UK-based power generator SSE has started construction on a 162MW extension of the 350MW Clyde wind farm, located east of east of Abington in...

KKR acquires majority stake in Gestamp Solar
22 July 2015 US investment company KKR has signed a definitive agreement to buy an 80% stake in Gestamp Asetym Solar (Gestamp Solar) from green energy firm Gestamp Renewables, valuing the company at around...


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