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K2 wind farm opens in Ontario, generating 270 MW of wind power

Facility generating about $15 million in funding for community initiatives over the next 20 years

South Mississippi Electric to add to its solar energy portfolio

The project is expected to be operational by December 2016

FPL files to reduce rates, expand energy efficiency programs

Businesses will also see lower rates, with anticipated savings in the range of about 2 to 6 percent for typical business customers 

Appalachian Power files to build transmission improvements in Virginia

The proposed Bland Area Improvements Project will involve upgrading about 20 miles of existing transmission line 

Kemper power plant overruns climb another $25 million

Mississippi Power says the company, not its 186,000 customers, will cover the additional money

Eaton installs modular substation for Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative

Power management company Eaton won a contract to provide Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative with a Modular Integrated Transportable Substation 

SRP DataStation powers up to support grid, data center growth

The prototype Salt River Project DataStation, a project for the next generation data center, began operations this week at an SRP substation

NRC board agrees to hold hearing on Vermont Yankee decommissioning

Vermont officials have been complaining for the past year that plant owner Entergy Corp. has been pushing to put money from a fund set aside to dismantle the plant

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