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Mexico spends $11 billion on renewable energy since 2003

Mexico's renewable energy sector received $11 billion in direct foreign investment during the 2003-13 decade, with wind power leading the charge 

NRC chair: Work needed to finish Fukushima changes

Allison Macfarlane said the agency must follow through on changes required after the March 2011 crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan 

Panda Power Funds dedicates 758 MW Sherman Power Plant

The Panda Sherman facility has the capacity to continuously supply the power needs of up to 758,000 homes

Electric Light & Power Executive Conference sets utility speakers record

Recently added speakers include a utility CEO, Walmart exec and British knight

Delta big data management platform aims to stop energy theft

By providing real-time data in a geospatial view of the utility’s assets on one map, DEC-iDAP provides operational efficiency and reliability

NREL teams with SolarCity to maximize solar energy on power grids

The project is funded in part through an Energy Department solar cost-share program 

Lawmakers: Proposed EPA rules penalize states for nuclear energy capacity

State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday that proposed federal regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants will hurt Virginia's economic competiveness 

New England transmission owners seek FERC clarification on base ROE

The owners seek clarification that Opinion 531-A does not require them to reduce their total ROE by anything other than the 57 basis point decrease in the base ROE that FERC ordered

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