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Bonneville Power Administration says power line will ease burdens on hydro

This proposed transmission line would extend from Douglas County Public Utility District No. 1’s Rapids Switchyard, located outside the city limits of Rock Island, to BPA’s Columbia Substation 

SunEdison wins deal to develop 1 GW of solar power in Brazil

The venture aims to build and operate four utility-scale power plants in the northeastern state of Bahia 

Michigan PSC to hold hearing on request to reclassify transmission assets

Any person wishing to intervene and become a party to the case is to file a petition to intervene with the MPSC by Dec. 11

NSA: China can hurt U.S. power grid

The possibility of such cyberattacks by U.S. adversaries has been widely known, but never confirmed publicly by the nation's top cyber official 

Nepal signs Indian hydropower deal during prime minster’s visit

The move comes as regional leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, arrived in Nepal for a meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 

Low natural gas prices dim prospects for nuclear power generation

Nuclear power's 19 percent to 20 percent share of U.S. electric power generation will fall slightly over the next several years 

Smart thermostats change game for residential demand response

Worldwide revenue from residential demand response is expected to grow from $332 million in 2014 to $2.3 billion in 2023

EDF EN Canada commissions 24.6 MW wind farm

The 24.6 MW La Mitis wind power project declared commercial operation on October 17, 2014 

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