Category: Solar Energy in Oklahoma

EDF Renewable Energy Expands with New Acquisition

EDF Renewable Energy, the firm building the Great Western wind farm in northwest Oklahoma has just acquired Global Resource Options, Inc, a privately owned company that provides development and turnkey engineering, procurement and construction. It allows EDF to expand further into other renewable energy forms. The acquisition, according to the announcement by EDF makes it …

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Kentucky’s Largest Solar Power Plant Nearly Operational

The largest solar facility in the State of Kentucky has been unveiled by Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities.  Located near Burgin, the complex includes a hydroelectric plant, three coal-fired generating units and seven natural gas-fired combustion turbines. The $36 million project was approved by the State Public Service Commission in December 2014 and …

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Solar Plane On Course For Weekend Arrival in Silicon Valley

A solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey has reached the halfway point as it travels from Hawaii to California. The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft is operating with pilot Bertrand Piccard at the controls. Piccard took a few minutes Friday to exchange pleasantries with the United Nations secretary general as he flew high above the Pacific …

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Latest Energy Bankruptcy Involves Solar Giant SunEdison

One of the nation’s latest energy firms to end up in Chapter 11 bankruptcy is SunEdison, considered a solar energy giant in the U.S. The Missouri based company had been dealing with financial problems in the past year and earlier this month admitted it had a $12 billion debt. But in the bankruptcy filing, SunEdison …

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