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  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba). Once completed, the power will be sold to the U.S. Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) under a 25-year power purchase agreement. The project also is expected to help the USVI achieve their renewable energy goals to reduce its fossil fuel based energy consumption by 60 percent over the next 10 years.
  • Power Construction Corp. of China, Ltd. (SHSE: 601669) plans to acquire hydropower and wind power survey & design assets from controlling shareholder Power Construction Corp. of China (PowerChina) through a share issue to further optimize industrial structure.
  • The Bayelsa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Proton Energy for the construction of a 500megawatts power plant in the state.
  • Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of Juhl Energy, Inc. (MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction Management Inc. (CA.) for the development, construction and installation of a 1.5 - 2 megawatt wind turbine at the Tooele Army Depot near Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • JBIC will provide over $202.9m of the 17-year loan, while the remaining amount will come from the BTMU.
  • Nuclear Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the nuclear power market in Brazil.
  • Iran's hydroelectric power generation capacity has increased 9.5 percent in the current year.
  • The Government of Uzbekistan is planning to attract a grant of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop feasibility study of the project on construction of the second solar power station in the country.
  • The project, to be built on the Mediterranean coast, is being initiated in order to increase the national capacity to generate electricity. The power produced from the Dabaa nuclear project will be used to overcome electricity requirements. Egypt's military engineering organization has set September 7, 2014 as deadline for finishing the plant's infrastructure rehabilitation, costing EGP13 ...
  • While strides have been made since the establishment of the Department of Energy in 2010, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says that the country needs to engage in a national dialogue about its energy future.