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Brazil electricity use to increase threefold by 2050

Brazil consumed 513 terawatt hours in 2013 

DOE invests $67 million in nuclear power technology

$11 million will be awarded for 12 research and development projects led by U.S. universities

Texas company cancels Alabama wind power project

A Texas company is giving up plans to generate electricity with wind turbines along a ridge in northeastern Alabama 

Smart meter installations to support European meter data management market

Although the scope for MDM in Europe is currently limited, the market is expected to take off in the foreseeable future

Siemens wins wind turbine order for Dudgeon offshore wind power plant

The combined value including a five-year-service contract is about $862 million

TVA to retire coal fired Allen Fossil Plant, replace with gas plant

TVA's board made the vote at a Thursday meeting in Knoxville

Texas regulators approve expansion of nuclear waste site

Regulators have approved allowing depleted uranium to be buried at a West Texas nuclear waste dump site 

Spending on smart grid to climb to $600 billion

Today, the market for smart grid technologies is evolving rapidly as the need for a more responsive, automated and efficient power grid rises worldwide

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