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KCP&L files rate increase request with Missouri Public Service Commission

One of the primary reasons for the proposed increase is the utility’s need to recover costs for federal and state-mandated environmental upgrades

After Fukushima, Japan has renewable energy boom

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy 

ERCOT expects enough electricity for winter, spring

Generation resources for this winter in the ERCOT region total more than 77,350 MW 

Axion Power to supply energy storage for 9.1 MW Pennsylvania solar farm

Axion Power PbC PowerCube technology has been admitted to connect with the 13-state PJM power grid, and brings that certification to the CSI project 

Guam to build $589 million power plant to comply with regulations

The plant is expected to provide more than three-quarters of the island's power needs by 2020

SunEdison to install 150 MW in solar power projects in India

Following SunEdison's recent announcement of a memorandum of understanding for 5 GW with the Rajasthan government

EU close to reaching emission-cutting goals

That goal is to reduce emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent compared to 1990 levels.

MidAmerican Energy contracts with Siemens for Iowa wind power projects

Combined, these 12 wind power projects have a capacity of more than 2.2 GW, enough to provide about 665,000 average Iowa homes with renewable energy 

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