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Wärtsilä supplies natural gas plant in Oklahoma to balance wind and solar generation

The power station, which replaces a 26 MW gas turbine from the 1950s, will be used to balance wind and solar power in the state, and will be used for peaking power 

Quebec wind energy farm receives government decree

Innergex Renewable Energy received a government decree from the Quebec government for a $324 million 150 MW wind energy project in the province 

USDA invests $1.4 billion to improve rural electric infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service on Oct. 16 awarded $1.4 billion in loan guarantees to 35 organizations to improve the delivery of electric power to rural communities in 2...

Lockheed Martin says compact fusion reactor ten years away

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team is working on a new compact fusion reactor that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years 

S&C energy storage system to provide power grid support for PJM

The 150-kW energy storage system provides fast-response frequency regulation for the PJM market, which serves more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia.  

Colorado Springs eyes heavy 2015 spending on coal emissions controls

Colorado Springs Utilities has proposed a 2015 budget that includes heavy spending for new air emissions controls for its coal-fired Nixon and Drake power plants 

Michio Kaku to predict next 25 years at DistribuTECH's 25th anniversary keynote

As DistribuTECH attendees celebrate the past 25 years, Kaku will give a glimpse into what he expects of the next 25 years

Chile breaks ground on 141 MW solar power project

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet presided over the installation of the first solar panel at the 141 MW Luz del Norte photovoltaic solar power project

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