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Utah, Nevada companies cited in solar energy tax scheme case

Calling it an "abusive tax scheme," officials said it's connected to at least 70 related cases across the country that have been filed to Tax Court

E.On utility-scale solar farm enters service in California

E.On has completed another utility-scale solar power project in the United States 

New York plots path to renewable energy goal

New York is taking steps to accomplish Gov. Andrew Cuomo's goal of generating half the state's electricity from renewable sources by 2030 

U.S. energy sector CO2 emissions up 1 percent in 2014

Energy sector emissions also increased in 2013, but because of declines in earlier years, the 2014 emissions were still roughly 10 percent below their 2005 level 

Google to buy solar power to run North Carolina server farm

Google's data center near Lenoir houses computer systems supporting the company's Internet search engine

Tens of thousands in Washington state without power

"All our food for Thanksgiving is ruined," the 42-year-old Spokane woman said

LG Chem batteries to power German energy storage project

Large-scale solar batteries will supply power to 10,000 households starting in 2016

Montana ballot initiative would boost renewable energy use

The goals would be 19 percent by 2018, 40 percent by 2025, 70 percent by 2040 and 80 percent by 2050

With LaFleur dissenting, FERC rejects agreements for ON transmission line

FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur asserted that the ruling undermines the commercial certainty needed to develop transmission facilities

Tennessee Valley Authority cutting back solar power incentives

The Tennessee Valley Authority is rethinking the way it treats solar power, and that has some environmentalists and local solar installers worried 

Mississippi Power proposes $14 decrease per month in fuel costs for residential customers

The requested decrease is being driven by the company's ability to take advantage of lower fuel prices

Utilities see potential in drones to inspect transmission lines, towers

The remote-controlled devices make the work of linemen safer, more efficient and less expensive

ComEd restores 99 percent of customers affected by winter storm

More than 61,000 customers restored since the start of the storm

EU investigating state aid for Hungary's nuclear plant plan

Hungary signed a deal with Russia in 2014 to expand the nuclear plant 

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