ACCIONA reports net profit of 1,263 million euros

ACCIONA ended fiscal year 2009 with a net profit of 1,263 million euros and consolidated revenue of 6,512 million euros, and EBITDA at 1,043 million euros.

E.ON extra-high voltage transmission network acquisition by TenneT now closed

TenneT Holding and E.ON AG have today completed the sale of E.ON’s extra-high voltage transmission network. All conditions of the sale have been fulfilled. In the takeover, TenneT has procured all shares in E.ON subsidiary, Transpower Stromübertragungs GmBH (transpower), with effect from 31 December 2009. The agreed company value amounts to EUR 885 million. The […]

Evolution Fuels Effectuates Big Star Media Group Stock Dividend

Evolution Fuels, Inc. today announced that its stock dividend of Big Star Media Group common stock has become effective and will be paid and distributed today, February 25, 2010.

PlanetSolar Unveils World’s Largest Solar Boat

At the HDW Shipyard, PlanetSolar unveiled the world’s largest solar boat, which will be powered exclusively by high-efficiency solar cells from SunPower Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems. In late March, PlanetSolar will launch its catamaran for testing, and then embark on its round-the-world tour in early 2011.

Vanguard Energy Partners Helps Sussex County, NJ, Towns Turn To Solar Energy

Vanguard Energy Partners, a leader in the design and installation of large-scale solar electric systems, today announced the completion of two solar power systems for the municipalities of Sparta and Hardyston. Both projects will help offset the electricity bills and further the environmental initiatives of the Sussex County, NJ towns.

HJ Solar Expands Into the International Market

Recently, Hengji PV-Tech Energy Co., Ltd. has successfully won several bids in the international PV project market. Following successful bids for projects in the Czech Republic and Italy, HJ Solar was awarded a pilot PV project in Thailand with an accumulated installation capacity of 9.87MW.

Deere to Review Strategic Options for Wind Energy Business

Deere & Company today announced that it will review strategic options for its wind energy business and has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. as exclusive financial advisor to assist in the initiative.

Vital New Legislation Creates Green Jobs and Puts California in Forefront of Future Smart Electric Grid

Attorney General Jerry Brown and Assemblymember Nancy Skinner Introduce AB 2514 to Make the Smart Grid a Reality with California Becoming Leader in Clean, Cost-Effective Energy Storage

EDP Renovaveis Delivers Leading Growth in the Global Wind Energy Sector

EDP Renovaveis (EDP Renewables, Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and fourth largest producer of wind energy in the world, announced a net profit of 114m euro in 2009, 10% up on 2008’s 104m euro profit. 2009 Gross profit grew by 25% to 725m euro, and EBITDA rose by 24% to […]

Unique Wind Turbine Training Program Prepares NECA, IBEW Team for Green Success

Wind energy is expected to rise significantly throughout the Midwestern United States in the next few years as new federal incentives spur the development of clean, alternative energy sources. And in Omaha, Nebraska, a new state-of-the-art facility — one of only three such centers in the country, all operated by NECA-IBEW — has been dedicated […]