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Smart grid as a service to hit $11.2 billion by 2023

Revenue from smart grid as a service solutions will grow from $1.7 billion annually in 2014 to $11.2 billion in 2023 

Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy

The Kansas Corporation Commission is objecting in its filing to what it called Westar's unreasonably high return on equity in a formula that sets in its transmission rates 

Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure shows steady increase

There has been a five-fold increase in new electricity transmission investment in the United States by major investors and privately owned companies during the 15 years from 1997 to 2012 

EPA gathers comments on Four Corners power plant

That increase means the power plant is required to get a permit from the EPA that requires the plant operator to minimize the emissions

China-led solar power market to grow 75 percent in 2019

At a CAGR of 16.3 percent, the Americas will be the fastest-growing region in the world as its new installations market nearly triples  

National Grid picks Trilliant to increase energy efficiency for customers

This initial phase will support a demonstration of Volt/VAR Optimization (VVO) in the state of Rhode Island 

Brazil's 700 MW hydropower plant wins environmental OK

Brazilian environmental regulator Ibama has approved an installation permit for the 700 MW São Manoel hydroelectric plant in the Amazon basin 

Young bull moose surprises workers at Siemens offices

At a Siemens office in Dresden, Germany, a young bull moose eluded captors, got itself stuck inside the building near the office's canteen 

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