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Smart thermostat company ecobee wins OpenADR certification

ecobee’s certification of OpenADR 2.0b was sponsored by the Ministry of Energy and funded in part through the Ontario Smart Grid Fund initiative

EPA grants permit for Texas gas plant, compressed air energy storage project

The energy from stored compressed high pressure air will be supplemented with natural gas-fired combustion turbines to produce electricity during off-peak hours

NV Energy files to be in California ISO energy imbalance market

The energy imbalance market is a voluntary, five-minute balancing market that provides participants the opportunity to more efficiently manage existing energy resources

Top utility companies for demand response named

The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) has announced seven winners of its 11th Annual PLMA Awards

D.C. Circuit refuses to throw out MACT rule due to costs

Appeals court issues 2-to-1 decision in favor of EPA

Jamaica grants OK for natural gas power plant

The project would be the biggest power plant in Jamaica and be implemented over a period of 26 months

More than $900 million in new transmission planned in March

The bulk of the $903.8 million of new project investment announced last month mostly comprised New Hampshire Transmission’s $800 million SeaLink project

Minnesota Power files permits for 500 kV transmission line

Minnesota Power applied to regulators for permits to build the 500-kV Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba border to an electric substation on the Mesabi Iron Range

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