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The Week in Green Energy: What’s Next?

What’s next? That question has been on the mind of many stakeholders in the renewable energy industry who, as we’ve previously reported, are hungry for clarity on the future of the stimulus-funded programs that have supported their industry over the past two years. A recently leaked White House memo clarifies the administration’s thinking on the…

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October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build power plants in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The company…

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The Week in Green Energy: America’s Gloomy Wind Sector

After a couple of years of sustained growth, U.S. wind power investments have fallen off the cliff over the past year, pummeled by a combination of record-low natural gas prices, low power prices and ongoing uncertainty over the expansion of key federal stimulus programs. Add reverberations from the Great Recession and one starts to understand…

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Alstom Inks Partnership With BrightSource

BrightSource Energy announced yesterday that it would team-up with French power plant maker Alstom to build utility-scale solar power plants in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

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BrightSource Eyeing International Expansion

BrightSource Energy, the Chevron-backed solar thermal developer, is eager to enter sun-drenched foreign markets, like Australia and South Africa.

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