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Colorado Springs eyes heavy 2015 spending on coal emissions controls

Colorado Springs Utilities has proposed a 2015 budget that includes heavy spending for new air emissions controls for its coal-fired Nixon and Drake power plants 

Michio Kaku to predict next 25 years at DistribuTECH's 25th anniversary keynote

As DistribuTECH attendees celebrate the past 25 years, Kaku will give a glimpse into what he expects of the next 25 years

Chile breaks ground on 141 MW solar power project

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet presided over the installation of the first solar panel at the 141 MW Luz del Norte photovoltaic solar power project

Itron expands Itron Riva with smart load control

The solution allows utilities to manage load with confidence and realize the benefits of smart demand response at scale

NRC accepts Yucca Mountain shutdown safety objectives

The multiple natural and man-made barriers would adequately protect public health and groundwater, and sufficiently guard against sabotage or human intrusion, the report concluded 

Renewable energy up, fossil power down in Uruguay

Net energy delivered to Uruguay's SIN grid totaled 826 GWh in September, down from 852 GWh in the same month last year 

EPA gathering information on proposed power plant rules

When fully implemented, the plan aims to achieve an about 30 percent reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants by 2030

Indiana Michigan Power plans power grid improvements

The company is seeking regulatory approval to invest about $787 million in its Indiana infrastructure over the seven-year period beginning in 2015

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