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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 

Energate collaborates with PowerStream in dynamic pricing project

This is the second time Energate has been selected to receive funding through the Ministry of Energy’s Smart Grid Fund, which promotes smart grid usage in the province

Southern Co. unit buys California solar power facility

The project will consist of more than one million thin-film PV solar modules mounted on single-axis tracking tables manufactured by First Solar 

Samsung, Earth Networks partner on energy efficiency with WeatherBug Home

Texas pilot program to combine WeatherBug Home’s virtual energy audits with Samsung’s customized service plan recommendations

Acciona to build 45 MW wind farm in Chile

The addition of Punta Palmeras will bring Coquimbo's total installed wind capacity to 552 MW 

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