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Duke Energy files with FERC for hydroelectric project

The license would allow Duke Energy to continue operating Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee and their associated hydropower stations in the Upstate region of South Carolina 

GE opens fuel cell facility in New York

GE believes these so-called oxide fuel cells could generate from one to 10 MW of power

ABB commissions power transmission link in Brazil

HVDC link will transmit 3,150 MW of electricity across 1,500 miles with minimum losses

Vermont power line project to get environmental review

The power line proposed by TDI New England would bring hydroelectric and wind power from energy-rich Quebec to the energy-hungry cities of southern New England

Report: PSE&G transmission investment boosts New Jersey economy

The company's 10-year, $8.1 billion transmission investment program will support 6,000 jobs annually  

Smart grid as a service to hit $11.2 billion by 2023

Revenue from smart grid as a service solutions will grow from $1.7 billion annually in 2014 to $11.2 billion in 2023 

Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy

The Kansas Corporation Commission is objecting in its filing to what it called Westar's unreasonably high return on equity in a formula that sets in its transmission rates 

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure shows steady increase

There has been a five-fold increase in new electricity transmission investment in the United States by major investors and privately owned companies during the 15 years from 1997 to 2012 

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