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Duke Energy Indiana proposes smart grid modernization

Duke Energy Indiana is filing a plan with Indiana state utility regulators to modernize its aging electric grid 

Dominican Republic power plant project moves forward

Environment ministry Mimarena granted the license after analyzing the EIS, according to a release from CDEEE 

Fluor Corp. completes 170 MW solar power facility

LS Power and Fluor broke ground on the new facility in December 2012

Duke Energy to retire coal power units at Ohio power plant

Beyond those necessary for the transition to decommissioning, current Beckjord employees will be relocated to nearby Duke Energy Ohio plants

Chile opens 115 MW wind power project

The $300 million project is Chile's largest wind farm, and one of 15 non-conventional renewable energy projects in operation in Coquimbo

U.S. to fund Myanmar solar power plants

The agreement is aimed at helping ease electricity shortages in the country of 60 million, which only recently emerged from a half-century of military rule and self-imposed isolation

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

Seven central Oklahoma landowners filed a federal lawsuit against several companies planning wind farms, expressing concern for the health and safety of local residents 

Hawaiian Electric files 65 percent renewable energy plan

The company also said the plan would cut customer bills by 20 percent, and it wants to convert remaining oil-fired power plants to liquefied natural gas 

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