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Brazil suspends auction for Tapajós 6.1 GW hydro plant

The Brazilian government has suspended the auction of the 6.1 GW São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric plant earmarked for December 

Power grid-tied energy storage taking off

Developing energy storage that is viable for power grid applications has been a goal of vendors and grid operators for a number of years

Greens leave Finnish government over nuclear energy

The exit weakens Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's coalition though it retains a majority in Parliament by one seat 

U.S. veterans get training to install solar panels

The U.S. will train at least 50,000 veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday 

Transmission grid planning must stay flexible, ERCOT utilities say

The cooperative was among those responding to the Public Utility Commission of Texas’ Aug. 13 request for comments concerning ERCOT planning and system costs associated with renewable resources and...

West Penn Power pest control, vegetation management program continues

Contractors are proactively removing the ash trees now rather than waiting until the rights-of-way are scheduled to be trimmed in 2016

Mexico energy reforms leave solar power behind

The reforms could provide a boost to cultivating a homegrown solar power industry, particularly in the country's northern, sun-drenched states 

Rural electrification programs to boost Asia-Pacific microgrid market

The proliferation of microgrids in Asia-Pacific is encouraged by the rural electrification programs in developing countries, and establishment of commercial microgrids in developed nations

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