BHE Renewables, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, announced plans to construct a 400-MW wind farm in Holt County, Nebraska - the largest wind energy project in the state's history. The project will increase Nebraska's wind energy capacity by nearly 50 percent and represents the first project in the state for BHE Renewables. BHE Renewables plans to begin construction at Grande Prairie this summer with completion scheduled for the end of 2016.
Climate policy heats up after the Great Recession.
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Siemens and Accenture joint venture on smart grid management systems; CenterPoint picks Itron for RF meter rollout; Memphis picks Elster electric, gas, and water AMI system; TransAlta acquires Wyoming wind farm from NextEra; NRG acquires Edison Mission Energy assets; Google to invest in Imperial Valley solar project; Sempra acquires Nebraska wind project; plus contracts and announcements from Babcock & Wilcox, Echelon, PJM, California ISO, and others.