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Xcel Energy announces executive changes

Xcel Energy announced the retirement of long-time executive, David M. Sparby

EPA: Coal plants should spend $2 billion to cut emissions

Under the EPA's 260-page plan, 15 boilers at eight coal-fired plants would be retrofitted with high-tech filtering machinery known as scrubbers

Bonneville Power Administration says power line will ease burdens on hydro

This proposed transmission line would extend from Douglas County Public Utility District No. 1’s Rapids Switchyard, located outside the city limits of Rock Island, to BPA’s Columbia Substation 

SunEdison wins deal to develop 1 GW of solar power in Brazil

The venture aims to build and operate four utility-scale power plants in the northeastern state of Bahia 

Michigan PSC to hold hearing on request to reclassify transmission assets

Any person wishing to intervene and become a party to the case is to file a petition to intervene with the MPSC by Dec. 11

NSA: China can hurt U.S. power grid

The possibility of such cyberattacks by U.S. adversaries has been widely known, but never confirmed publicly by the nation's top cyber official 

Nepal signs Indian hydropower deal during prime minster’s visit

The move comes as regional leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, arrived in Nepal for a meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 

Low natural gas prices dim prospects for nuclear power generation

Nuclear power's 19 percent to 20 percent share of U.S. electric power generation will fall slightly over the next several years 

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