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Alabama Public Service Commission OKs construction of renewable energy generation projects

Alabama regulators OK construction of renewable energy generation projects

09/02/2015

In a 3-0 vote, the Alabama Public Service Commission approved a proposal from Alabama Power to construct up to 500 MW of renewable energy generation projects over the next six years.

NRC to increase oversight of Pilgrim nuclear power plant

NRC to increase oversight of Pilgrim nuclear power plant

09/02/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will increase its oversight of the 670-MW Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Massachusetts.

Kettleman utility-scale solar project providing electricity to Silicon Valley city of Palo Alto

Kettleman utility-scale solar project powering city of Palo Alto

09/02/2015

The Kettleman Solar Power Project in Kings County was built on about 264 acres of land on Highway 41, according to the Fresno Bee, and began producing electricity Aug. 14.

EPSA files brief with Supreme court on FERC demand response case

EPSA files brief with Supreme Court on FERC demand response case

09/02/2015

The Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA) and a number of other parties filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Aug. 31 in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demand response case that the high court will consider in October.

Southern Power, First Solar co-own California solar PV project

Southern Power, First Solar co-own California solar PV project

09/02/2015

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) unit, Southern Power, acquired a controlling stake in a 300-MW solar power project in California.

EPA to opponents: Wait for the absolutely final Clean Power Plan, then attack

EPA to opponents: Wait for the absolutely final Clean Power Plan, then attack

09/02/2015

Responding to an Aug. 13 notice of appeal from several states, including coal-reliant West Virginia and Kentucky, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  Aug. 31 told a federal court that its Clean Power Plan can't be appealed because it is not final until it is published in the Federal Register.

Global nuclear plant life extensions to decrease sixfold by 2025

Global nuclear plant life extensions to decrease sixfold by 2025

09/02/2015

The capacity of nuclear power plants starting plant life extension (PLEX) programs will decrease from an estimated 18.1 GW in 2015 to 2.9 GW by 2025, according to a report from GlobalData.

DOE selects eight projects to receive funding for reducing cost of CO2 capture and compression

DOE selects 8 projects to receive funding for reducing cost of CO2 capture and compression

09/02/2015

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected eight projects to receive funding to construct small- and large-scale pilots for reducing the cost of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and compression through DOE’s Carbon Capture Program.

Fourth nuclear reactor in United Arab Emirates (UAE) breaks ground

Fourth nuclear reactor in United Arab Emirates (UAE) breaks ground

09/02/2015

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) said it began regulated construction activity related to the reactor, containment building and supporting structures for Unit 4, the fourth identical reactor simultaneously under construction on one site.

Exelon announces results of 2016-17 PJM transition auction for Illinois nuclear plants

Exelon announces results of 2016-17 PJM transition auction for Illinois nuclear plants

09/02/2015

Exelon Corporation has announced that all Illinois nuclear plants in PJM cleared in the transition capacity auction for the 2016-17 planning year. 

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