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Missouri town to end coal use at two power plants

The two plants set for closure, Missouri City and Blue Valley, are two of the oldest coal-fired power plants in the region

Solar power becomes issue in Iowa gov. race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting utility companies write his ener...

Principal Deputy Administrator confirmed for National Nuclear Security Administration

Madelyn Creedon was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, as the DOE's Principal Deputy Administrator for the NNSA

NRC shifts leadership amidst lack of 'nuclear renaissance'

Macfarlane said NRC officials are in the early stages of researching how to reposition its roughly 3,800-member workforce as the industry's outlook changes

Indian Point nuclear power plant shutdown debated in New York

A debate is brewing over the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposal to force the Entergy Indian Point nuclear units go offline for a prolonged period during the fish...

Court sides with FutureGen coal power plant developers in cost recovery case

The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a state plan to charge electricity customers an estimated $1 to $1.40 a month to help pay for the long-delayed project

Utilities evaluate Nebraska nuclear plants under NRC watch

The NRC said Monday that the Nebraska and Omaha Public Power Districts will now have until next Feb. 4 to complete their review

Rwanda unveils 8.5 MW solar power plant

The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20 percent of its total capacity

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