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Semprius wins $2.9 million from ARPA-E for hybrid solar technology

The funding will be used to develop technologies that lower the cost of solar energy 

Nevada regulators vote to keep existing rooftop solar rates

The Public Utilities Commission voted to maintain current rates and rules before permanent ones must be adopted by the end of the year

Fitch: Exelon merger setback bad news for Pepco

Prior to the merger announcement the three operating utilities had pursued an aggressive strategy of annual rate filings

Deal for AGL comes at time of increasing ‘risk profile’ for Southern, Moody’s finds

Moody’s affirms Southern ratings, but changes outlook to negative

Sevier Solid Waste to build waste-to-energy facility in Tennessee

The carbon footprint of the facility will be reduced by over 450 tons of CO2 emissions each year 

BLM approves 485 MW Blythe Mesa Solar project in California

The facility should produce enough renewable energy to power more than 145,000 homes in California, Interior said in a news release

Emerson to help improve efficiency of Catalina Island’s power microgrid

Catalina Island’s Pebbly Beach Generating Station is both an electric generating station and a liquefied petroleum gas distribution facility

Electrical blast in Los Angeles hurts 2, knocks out power

Smoke billowed into the street, but a fire that broke out was quickly extinguished as more than 160 firefighters rushed to the scene 

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