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Pennsylvania transmission line proposal faces opposition

One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid 

Minnesota 'Buy the Farm' ruling puts utility on hook

A small organic dairy in southern Minnesota has prevailed in forcing a buyout by a utility that's building high-voltage power lines along the property 

ERCOT evaluates demand response programs

The ERCOT board of directors received an update on demand response participation during its Aug. 12 meeting 

Indianapolis utility to convert coal plant to gas plant

IPL will stop burning coal at the power plant at its 3-unit Harding Street complex on the city's south side in 2016 

Exelon, Pepco file for merger approval with Maryland Public Service Commission

The combination of the companies will bring together Exelon’s three electric and gas utilities — BGE, ComEd and PECO — and PHI's three electric and gas utilities — Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva ...

DOE: U.S. is second in wind power capacity

The U.S. ranks second in installed wind power capacity in the world, according to two reports released by the Department of Energy

Investment in microgrids in Asia Pacific to reach $31 billion from 2014 to 2023

Cumulative investment in microgrids across the region will total $30.8 billion from 2014 to 2023, according to a recent report from Navigant Research 

Transformer Down! Keeping production online during emergency replacements

Rapid access to plug-and-play replacements can save hundreds of thousands of dollars per day 

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