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Telecom in off-grid remote areas creates opportunities for hybrid power systems

Hybrid power system manufacturers across the globe can leverage this trend while also targeting potential growth segments such as resorts, remote tourist spots, and off-grid residential communities...

West Virginia regulators approve power plant agreement

The $615 million plant would be located in Moundsville 

Energy efficiency initiatives to transform the smart building market

Opportunities for manufacturers will be particularly promising in the stabilizing economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, Germany and the United States due to high infrastructure spending 

Tucson Electric Power wants rooftop solar panel program

A second major Arizona utility wants to launch a new program to provide customers with company-owned rooftop solar panels 

Pennsylvania transmission line proposal faces opposition

One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid 

Minnesota 'Buy the Farm' ruling puts utility on hook

A small organic dairy in southern Minnesota has prevailed in forcing a buyout by a utility that's building high-voltage power lines along the property 

ERCOT evaluates demand response programs

The ERCOT board of directors received an update on demand response participation during its Aug. 12 meeting 

Indianapolis utility to convert coal plant to gas plant

IPL will stop burning coal at the power plant at its 3-unit Harding Street complex on the city's south side in 2016 

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