Other renewable

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September 15, 2011

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the construction of a hydroelectric project in Colorado, the first issued since FERC and the state of Colorado signed an agreement last year to simplify procedures for the development of small-scale hydropower projects.

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August 22, 2011

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $133.9 million loan guarantee to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC (ABBK) to support the development of a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant. 

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August 17, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy yesterday issued the following statement in support of the commissioning of the world’s first tri-generation fuel cell and hydrogen energy station to provide transportation fuel to the public and electric power to an industrial facility, located at the Orange County Sanitation District's wastewater treatment plant in Fountain Valley, California.

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June 27, 2011

Consumers Energy has contracted to purchase the total renewable energy output produced by the Fremont Community Digester, a complete-mix anaerobic digester plant.

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June 24, 2011

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced that eight projects in five states - California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Texas, and Utah - have been selected to receive up to $11.3 million to support the research and development of pioneering geothermal technologies.

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June 15, 2011

DTE Energy Services, Inc.  recently received approval from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to convert an existing coal-fired power plant at the Port of Stockton to operate on biomass fuel.

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May 31, 2011

Several communities recently have begun creating energy at existing water facilities.

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April 25, 2011

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu issued the following statement on the completion and startup of the Abiquiu Hydropower Project in New Mexico - the first hydropower project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to be completed nationwide.

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April 1, 2011

Dominion Virginia Power is planning to convert three Virginia power stations from using coal to biomass, a renewable energy source.