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Appalachian Power requests energy efficiency programs for Virginia

Appalachian expects the six programs to save about 43,000 MWh in energy usage

Electric distribution investment up from past decades

Electricity distribution systems differ from transmission systems, which have also experienced increased investment over the past two decades 

Toledo Edison builds transmission line to serve Home Depot warehouse

The new 1.65-million square foot facility will be used primarily for online order fulfillment 

Rwanda to switch on peat-fired power plant

The $36 million project will produce cheaper electricity compared to hydro or thermal power 

Has privatization failed Texas utility customers?

Relative electricity prices have increased dramatically, and dangerously lower electrical system reliability is the result of Texas electric utility deregulation in 2002

ETT proposes Del Sol to JackieHoward transmission line in South Texas

Electric Transmission Texas is planning to construct a new $24.5 million, 345-kV transmission line to connect the 200 MW Los Vientos IV wind farm to the ERCOT grid in South Texas

Gamesa delivers 74 MW wind farm to Grupo Mexico

Gamesa currently has 1 GW of installed wind capacity in Mexico, with another 70 MW in the pipeline at the Dos Arbolitos project, in Oaxaca state 

Heat wave tests Bolivia power grid

Electric power consumption last month totaled 658 GWh, up 13 percent compared with September 2013 

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