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Bonneville Power Administration gets back hiring authority

Since then, the BPA has reconstructed 1,259 hiring cases involving over 22,000 job applications

EPA blames rise in 2013 carbon dioxide emissions on coal plants

EPA has just released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing GHG trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities

Albania borrows $150 million to improve power grid

The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states 

Siemens CEO named to European Wind Energy Association

Tacke took the helm at Siemens Wind Power, a division that specializes in wind turbine manufacturing, on August 1, 2013

GE’s Distributed Power to supply gas engine technology in Thailand

The LM6000-PD gas turbines will be used for combined cycle in the 224 MW power plant

University of Wyoming gets $4.25 million for wind energy research

UW will use the money to conduct wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and research the economics derived from wind power

FERC approves Consumers Energy purchase of gas-fired plant

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Sept. 30 approved a Consumers Energy purchase of a gas-fired power plant in Michigan 

Electric power prices stay low as nuclear units refuel

Two more nuclear units have gone offline during the fall refueling season 

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