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EDF EN Canada Signs Protocol Agreement with West Moberly First Nations

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and West Moberly First Nations (WMFN) signed a protocol agreement regarding the development of three wind energy projects representing over 500 MW of renewable power in the Peace River Region of British Columbia.

Montana-Dakota Utilities Signs Power Purchase Deal with N.D. Wind Project

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a division of MDU Resources Group, signed a PPA with Thunder Spirit Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Wind Works Power. The agreement is for approximately 105 MW of installed capacity of wind turbine generators to be located in southwest North Dakota. The generation will interconnect at Montana-Dakota’s substation near Hettinger, ND.

Duke Seeks Approval for S.C. Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant

Duke Energy Carolinas filed an application for a certificate of environmental compatibility and public convenience and necessity (CECPCN) with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) seeking approval to construct and operate a 750-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle plant at the existing Lee Steam Station in Anderson County, S.C.

ABB Appointed Greg Scheu as Executive Committee Member

ABB realigned responsibilities within its group executive committee (EC) to focus on acquisition integration and its expanded North American business portfolio. Under these changes, Greg Scheu, who is currently responsible for marketing and customer solutions (MC) on the EC, will lead the group’s acquisition integration efforts and take over responsibility for North America including the United States, ABB’s largest geographical market.

Entergy Gulf States Louisiana to Power Methanex Geismar Facility

Entergy Gulf States Louisiana signed a commercial and contractual agreement with Methanex USA to supply up to 30 MW of power to Methanex's new methanol facility in Geismar, Louisiana.

TransAlta Renewables Acquires 144-MW Wind Farm from NextEra Energy Resources

TransAlta Renewables, through a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAlta, will acquire the economic interest in a 144-MW wind farm in Wyoming for approximately US$102 million from an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources. The wind farm is fully operational and contracted under a long-term PPA until 2028 with an investment grade counterparty. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close by the end of December 2013.

Enphase Energy Microinverters Installed in San Diego Unified School District Solar Arrays

Enphase Energy completed a 125-building distributed solar project developed by Main Street Power that uses Enphase microinverters. The project was spread across 29 schools and two facilities buildings throughout the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), with individual system designs varying in size and orientation.

S&C to Design and Build 4.1-MW Solar Project in Massachusetts

S&C Electric announced a $9.7 million project with Green States Energy for construction of a 4.1-MW solar PV farm in Sandwich, Mass. The project team will be led by S&C, which will provide engineering, procurement and project management services for both the AC and DC portions of the project. Charlotte, N.C.

NRG Energy Enters into Agreement to Acquire Edison Mission Energy

NRG Energy entered into a plan sponsor agreement with Edison Mission Energy (EME), certain of EME’s subsidiaries, the unsecured creditors committee, certain of EME’s unsecured noteholders, and the parties to the Powerton and Joliet sale leaseback transaction to acquire substantially all of the assets of EME, including its equity interests in certain of its subsidiaries, for an aggregate purchase price of $2.635 billion (or $1.572 billion net of $1.063 billion retained cash within EME).

AEG Power Solutions and skytron deliver 5.8 MWp PV Installation in Arizona

AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS) and its subsidiary skytron energy successfully deployed a 5.8-MWp commercial PV installation for PPA Partners, a national renewable energy development company in Yuma, Arizona.

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