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April Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: Cape Wind The 420-megawatt Cape Wind project �is big, but the expectations for it are even bigger. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who just last week�announced approval for the project amidst some stiff opposition, expects the Nantucket Sound wind farm to do no less than prove the viability of offshore wind in America. Much remains…

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The Week In Green Energy: Offshore In the USA�

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, making the announcement in Boston, conceded that his decision would not please everyone on nearby Cape Cod, where residents will have the best view of the 130 Siemens offshore wind turbines to be deployed across the Nantucket Sound.

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Cleantech Earnings Roundup

First Solar, the thin-film PV company, first-quarter profit rose 4.7 percent to $172.3 million from $164.6 million. First Solar expects� sales this year will be between� $2.7 billion to $2.9 billion. Because of tightening government subsidies in Europe,� to grow sales First Solar is acquiring project developers in the U.S. This week the company paid…

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First Solar Buys Developer NextLight Renewable Power [Update]

Thin-film PV maker First Solar has acquired NextLight Renewable Power, a developer of utility-scale solar PV power projects for $285 million. This latest acquisition significantly bolsters First Solar’s project pipeline, adding some 1,100 megawatts of solar projects that are at various stages of development.

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This Week in Green Energy: China Green Comes to Texas

Will U.S. power consumers ever rely on Chinese green power for their electricity? This notion, that just a few years ago seemed far fetched, will likely become a reality.� On Tuesday, Chinese wind turbine maker A-Power Energy Generation Systems received Chinese regulatory approval to proceed with a 600 megawatts, $1.5 billion wind farm to be…

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