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Construction starts at first offshore wind farm in U.S.

Deepwater Wind is building a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island, which it expects to power 17,000 homes as early as next year 

Clinton says her energy plan will promote renewable power

Clinton touted a program that would combat climate change at least in part by changing the tax code to promote renewable energy 

AEP names new leadership for transmission unit, AEP Texas

A. Wade Smith has been named senior vice president of transmission grid development for American Electric Power, effective Aug. 3

East Kentucky Power Cooperative wants to buy lease on 594 MW Bluegrass plant

EKPC needs Bluegrass to fill capacity hole in part created by coal retirements

EDF bid to expand Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant officially over

Officials say a company's bid to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant is officially over

BPA approves transmission rate, power rate increases

As part of the record of decision, BPA Administrator Mainzer decided not to eliminate the Montana Intertie rate

Imperial Irrigation District files antitrust lawsuit against California ISO

IID, which operates as a balancing authority, is the third largest public power utility in California

AWEA reports U.S. wind industry installed 1,661 MW in the second quarter

The U.S. now has an installed wind capacity of 67,870 MW and over 49,000 wind turbines

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