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NorthWestern wins FERC approval to finance hydro transaction

. The issuance of securities will be used to finance the hydroelectric acquisition from PPL Montana

Brazil’s households consuming more electric power

Brazilian households accounted for 10.5 terawatt-hours, up 2.9 percent on the same period last year

DOE invests $13 million in advanced nuclear power reactors

The Energy Department announced awards for five companies to lead key nuclear energy research and development projects supporting advanced reactor technologies 

KCP&L files rate increase request with Missouri Public Service Commission

One of the primary reasons for the proposed increase is the utility’s need to recover costs for federal and state-mandated environmental upgrades

After Fukushima, Japan has renewable energy boom

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy 

ERCOT expects enough electricity for winter, spring

Generation resources for this winter in the ERCOT region total more than 77,350 MW 

Axion Power to supply energy storage for 9.1 MW Pennsylvania solar farm

Axion Power PbC PowerCube technology has been admitted to connect with the 13-state PJM power grid, and brings that certification to the CSI project 

Guam to build $589 million power plant to comply with regulations

The plant is expected to provide more than three-quarters of the island's power needs by 2020

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