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More coal-fired units retiring than planned, GAO report finds

Power companies now plan to retire a greater percentage of coal-fired generating capacity and retrofit less capacity with environmental controls than previously reported 

Connecticut Supreme Court backs wind energy regulation

The Connecticut Supreme Court announced Monday a unanimous decision backing a state agency regulating wind energy, rejecting a challenge by opponents of a wind energy project 

ComEd wins DOE grant for microgrid controller

The DOE picked ComEd to receive a $1.2 million grant to build a master controller that could drive the operations of clusters of microgrids 

NRC certifies GE-Hitachi nuclear reactor design

The NRC’s certification Sept. 16 means the reactor design meets the commission’s safety requirements

Federal agencies approve North Dakota power transmission line

Basin Electric is still waiting on approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Western Area Power Administration

California ISO, PacifiCorp discuss energy imbalance market

For the past several months, EIM has been tested in a simulation environment

Pattern Energy signs O&M agreement with Duke Energy Renewable Services

Duke Energy Renewable Services signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.'s 283 MW Gulf Wind energy project in Armstrong, Texas 

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant taken offline for refueling

The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township was shut down early Monday

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