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World's Largest Solar Plant to be Built in Portugal

GE Energy Financial Services, PowerLight Corporation and Catavento Lda announced today that they will build the world’s largest solar photovoltaic power project.


Pressure Building for Switch to Biofuels

Under the pressure of soaring oil prices and growing environmental constraints, momentum is gathering for a major international switch from fossil fuels to renewable bioenergy, according to FAO, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.


AES to Purchase Wind Generation Assets in California

The AES Corporation today announced it will purchase 54 MW of wind generation assets from Enron Wind Systems in Tehachapi, California, bringing the total wind generation megawatts AES operates to 654 MW.


SunPower Brings Solar Power to Microsoft

SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of the world's highest efficiency, commercially available solar cells and solar panels, today announced the installation of its industry-leading solar panels in the largest commercial solar system in Silicon Valley at Microsoft's Mountain View, California, campus.


First Solar Thermal Parabolic Trough Power Plant Dedicated On Earth Day

APS, Solargenix Inc and Schott North America, Inc will commemorate the completion of the first solar thermal parabolic trough power plant to be built in Arizona on Earth Day, April 22, from 10 to 2 pm in Red Rock, Arizona.


AES Creates Alternative Energy Group

The AES Corporation today announced plans to invest approximately $1 billion over the next three years to expand the company's alternative energy business and bring to market new projects and technologies to reduce or offset greenhouse gas emissions.


PGE Proposes Acquisition of One of Largest Wind Power Sites in The Nation

Portland General Electric today announced it has executed an agreement with Orion Energy, LLC to acquire the development rights for the 25,000-acre Biglow Canyon Wind Farm in Sherman County, Oregon.


TXU Wholesale to Add 125 Megawatts of Wind Power

TXU Wholesale, a subsidiary of TXU Corp, announced today it has increased its portfolio of wind power contracts with a 125-megawatt (MW) agreement with Airtricity, a world-leading renewable energy company based in Dublin, Ireland.



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