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Farmington Electric Utility System could get $3M from San Juan Generating Station agreement

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Schwartz The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. - The Farmington Electric Utility System could receive nearly $3 million as part of an ownership restructuring agreement the City Council has approved for the San Juan Generating Station. More...

Watts Bar is first nuclear plant to meet post-Fukushima upgrade requirements

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn., has become the first nuclear power plant in America to gain regulatory approval for meeting new equipment and safety standards adopted in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. More...

Small modular reactor bill passes state Senate

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Annette Cary Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.) - A bill to support the manufacturing of small modular reactors in Washington state passed the state Senate 31-12 on Tuesday as the Legislature wrapped up its work. More...
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State to study new way to reimburse small-scale solar power generators

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Darren Fishell Bangor Daily News, Maine - Lawmakers on Tuesday directed state utilities regulators to study and create a new way to reimburse homeowners or businesses that generate a portion of their own electricity. More...

Jackson Township power plant one step closer to approval

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Randy Griffith The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. - A proposed $900 million power plant has cleared its first regulatory hurdle with Jackson Township supervisors' approval of a conditional use permit for a property near Vinco. More...

Annapolis could reap $260K annually with Energy Park lease

Jul 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jimmy Debutts The Capital, Annapolis, Md. - Annapolis could leap to the front of the green-energy movement if plans for a 16.8-megawatt solar energy facility are approved. More...

Articles 

By Dr. Dimitri Daskalakis
On: May 18, 2015
A crucial day of decision in the so-called "War on Demand Response" came on Monday April 27. The Supreme Court announced whether it will review the 2-1 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for more...
By Rasika Athawale
On: March 30, 2015
The electricity industry is undergoing rapid changes in response to policy push as an outcome from climate change concerns and disruption pull from products and solutions such as distributed energy resources and demand response. more...
By Suzanne Jones
On: March 26, 2015
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state's overall compliance plans, an expert panel told more...
By Rick Shumard , Steve Schneider
On: February 9, 2015
The critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standard for physical security measures (CIP-014-1) from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and became effective on Jan. 26, more...
By Paul DeCotis , Will McNamara
On: November 7, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) is more than 1,600 pages long and difficult to navigate. Since EPA delegated authority to the states for developing compliance plans as part of more...

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