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Details Trickle On Exelon’s Wind Acquisition

Chicago-based power company Exelon plans to finance its $900 million acquisition of� Deere�&�Company’s wind energy business on debt.

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Exelon Buys John Deere’s Wind Biz

Deere�&�Company, the he world’s largest farm-equipment maker, has agreed to sell its� John Deere Renewables wind energy business to Chicago-based power company Exelon for $900 million.

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Exclusive: Details Emerge On Chicago Biofuel Refinery Project [UPDATE]

Coskata, the waste-to-biofuel developer backed by French oil and gas major Total, is reportedly considering investing in a second-generation ethanol refinery that would use municipal waste as a feedstock, an industry source tells G.E.R. The plant, would also generate some 40 megawatts of electricity and – as we reported in March — be housed on…

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All Cap-and-Trade Is Local

Last spring, speaking to a group of MBA students and cleantech and renewable energy investors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Exelon CEO John Rowe, an ardent defender of cap-and-trade, vowed that carbon pricing was not a matter of “if but “when” and that companies like his were already  factoring a priced carbon in…

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Senate Democrats Kill Cap-and-Trade Bill

Cap -and -trade is officially dead. This afternoon Senate Democrats, in a caucus meeting, decided not to pursue legislation that would seek to cap carbon and other green house gases by pricing them, a market-friendly scheme known as cap-and-trade. This is a clear setback for cleantech and renewable energy companies.� A comprehensive climate change and…

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