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Jamaica aims to double renewable energy capacity

Sun-splashed, wind-swept Jamaica positioned itself Thursday to nearly double the amount of electricity it generates from renewable energy sources 

DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park begins commercial operation

The wind park will be operated and maintained by a team of seven permanent employees hired by DTE

Covanta to build waste-to-energy power plant in Dublin, Ireland

Facility construction is expected to take about three years, with commencement of operations targeted for late 2017

ComEd to refund customers $46 million

Average refunds for residential customers will total about $8 and will appear as a credit on November bills

Indian firm to build hydropower plant in Nepal

Nepal's government signed an agreement Friday with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant  

El Paso Electric appoints Mary Kipp as new president

Mary Kipp, senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer, has been appointed as president of El Paso Electric 

U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps modernize Vietnam power grid

USTDA also finalized an agreement with the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam for an automated demand response feasibility study and pilot project 

Hurricane Odile downs power lines, cuts power in Mexico

As travelers wait to be taken to safety, connecting with relatives and loved ones has proven difficult due to the sparse cell phone reception and downed power lines 

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