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November 10, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Edison, Kenetech Sign Deal for Wind-Generated Energy: In an agreement worth roughly $37.5 million to San Francisco-based Kenetech Corp., Southern California Edison Co. has agreed to buy 37.5 megawatts of electricity generated from wind turbines to be erected at an as-yet undetermined site. Edison could also return to Kenetech for another 420 megawatts of power should demand increase. A larger preliminary agreement--for 500 megawatts of power--had been announced in March.
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February 3, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Kenetech Sues Rival Wind Energy Firm: The nation's largest wind-energy company said it has filed a patent lawsuit against New World Power Corp. of Lime Rock, Conn., and the German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon GmbH. The suit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, where Kenetech is based, alleges patent violations on the series of electronic devices that prepare the electricity produced by wind turbines for distribution over transmission lines.
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BUSINESS
March 16, 1994 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move to stave off a disputed power-purchase auction mandated by state regulators, Southern California Edison Co. reached a separate agreement Tuesday to buy power from one of the bidders: Kenetech Corp., a wind energy company.
BUSINESS
March 16, 1994 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move to stave off a disputed power-purchase auction mandated by state regulators, Southern California Edison Co. reached a separate agreement Tuesday to buy power from one of the bidders: Kenetech Corp., a wind energy company.
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June 20, 1992 | Reuters
A California company says it's serious about selling windmills to the Dutch. U.S. Windpower Inc., a subsidiary of San Francisco-based Kenetech Corp., said it has signed a deal to provide about 80 high-tech windmills worth $25 million to $30 million to a utility in the Netherlands. The windmills will have a combined capacity of 25 megawatts, enough to power 20,000 average households, said Glenn Ikemoto, U.S. Windpower's vice president of development.
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December 24, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Edison International Inc. said its power plant unit agreed to buy a 50% stake in a Puerto Rico plant project from Kenetech Corp. for $245 million. The Edison Mission unit plans to enter a partnership with a unit of Enron Corp. to build a 540-megawatt plant fueled with liquid made from natural gas. The partnership also would build a storage terminal for the fuel and a desalinization plant to service the power plant.
BUSINESS
April 22, 1994 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's fairly clear how heavy industry will take advantage of the post- monopoly market for electricity that the Public Utilities Commission said this week it plans to establish in California. But it is far from certain how small businesses and residential customers will shop for electricity in 1999 and 2002, respectively, when they join the system. "No matter how smart we are, we don't know how the market will develop," PUC Commissioner P. Gregory Conlon said Thursday.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1994 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A raging bull market and an economic recovery made 1993 a record year for initial public stock offerings, and dozens of California companies rejoiced as their share prices soared following their Wall Street debut. Companies from a broad range of industries shared in the prosperity, though technology firms led the pack, as in previous years.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1994
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