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SunEdison signs 6.2 MW solar power deal with L.A. County

The solar power purchase agreements are projected to save taxpayers millions of dollars

EPA CO2 plan will be costly, according to report by mining trade group

46 states expected to see double-digit increases in wholesale energy costs

NRC financial report says nuclear agency may cut workforce

The report details the agency’s program and financial performance

Remote microgrids now make up more than half of all microgrids

The United States leads all countries in terms of microgrid capacity and projects, report finds

California PUC reviews SCE’s 131 MW solar power deal

Actual costs of the power purchase agreement are confidential at this time

BC Hydro completes British Columbia transmission line

BC Hydro said the final cost of the 153-mile line is expected to be C$743 million

New England transmission request boosts regional energy

Meeting the region's goal of expanding the use of renewable power from wind, solar and hydropower will require more transmission capacity  

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel wins NIST funding opportunity

SGIP will receive $2.1 million during the performance period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018 

Energy storage: The science of building better batteries

While batteries have been around for more than 200 years, this year the technology has amped up

Lawmakers: Improve electricity capacity projection methods

The lawmakers said neglecting those sources of renewable energy inflates the region's projected capacity shortfall    

FirstEnergy transmission unit wants approval for Pennsylvania power line

The project’s estimated construction cost is about $10.1 million 

Utah, Nevada companies cited in solar energy tax scheme case

Calling it an "abusive tax scheme," officials said it's connected to at least 70 related cases across the country that have been filed to Tax Court

E.On utility-scale solar farm enters service in California

E.On has completed another utility-scale solar power project in the United States 

New York plots path to renewable energy goal

New York is taking steps to accomplish Gov. Andrew Cuomo's goal of generating half the state's electricity from renewable sources by 2030 

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