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The Alternative Agenda: First Wind Goes Public; Gates Tells California to Vote “No” on Prop 23; DOE Eying Fee to Kickstart Power Line Development

First Wind IPO This week Boston-based wind developer First Wind Generation is expected to price shares as part of its Initial Public Offering (IPO). The IPO has a price range of $24.00 -to- $26.00.� Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are underwriting the share-sale, which could raise as much as $300 million. First Wind…

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September Top 10 Players in Green Energy

Editor’s note: We’re back — and a little late — with our monthly top ten ranking! Tune back November 8th for our October ranking. 1: California Energy Commission September was a busy month at the California Energy Commission (CEC), which approved, according to G.E.R.’s own count, a record 2,351 megawatts of solar projects. With key…

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Exclusive: Energy Secretary Chu Calls for Extension of 1603 Cash Grants

In a conference call on Wednesday Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the Obama administration supports the extension of�key stimulus-funded renewable energy subsidy programs, including the very popular 1603 cash grants.

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DOE Commits $1Bln to FutureGen

The Obama administration believes carbon capture works. How else to explain yesterday’s news that the Department of Energy would commit $1 billion to support the FutureGen Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in southern Illinois.

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Ormat Secures $108M In DOE Cash Grants

Reno, Nev.,-based geothermal developer Ormat Technologies has secured $108.2 million in Department of Energy 1603 cash grants. Ormat plans to use the government cash to support the construction of about 100 megawatts in new capacity, including the North Brawley geothermal power plant in California.

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