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Archive for April 2015

Alliant utility in Iowa seeks 200 MW of

April 30, 2015

Alliant utility in Iowa seeks 200 MW of wind energy – The Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) Iowa utility, Interstate Power and Light (IPL), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 200 MW of in-state wind energy. Advertisements

Offshore wind energy sector off to slow

April 29, 2015

Offshore wind energy sector off to slow start in US – It’s been five years since the Obama administration cleared the way for construction of the nation’s first offshore wind farm, but what advocates hoped was the start of a new way of generating renewable power is off to a slow start.

State officials mark construction start

April 28, 2015

State officials mark construction start for wind farm – State officials are marking the beginning of local construction for what is expected to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm.

Dominion Virginia Power shelves plans fo

April 25, 2015

Dominion Virginia Power shelves plans for offshore wind project

Duke Energy to being construction phase

April 24, 2015

Duke Energy to being construction phase for three solar projects in N.C.

Due to power plant retirements, Californ

April 23, 2015

Due to power plant retirements, California PUC may reject power line app

White House releases energy plan to figh

April 22, 2015

White House releases energy plan to fight climate change – The White House on Tuesday released a four-year energy plan designed to fight climate change, modernize power plants and find other ways to ensure the nation a steady supply of safe energy.

Hearing examiner rejects utility’s plan

April 21, 2015

Hearing examiner rejects utility’s plan to raise rates – A state hearing examiner on Friday rejected a plan by New Mexico’s largest electric provider that called for raising rates for residential and business customers and charging more for new solar customers to connect to the grid.

EIA: Coal-fired generation alive and wel

April 18, 2015

EIA: Coal-fired generation alive and well in the coming decade

Lots of Potential, Still No Geothermal –

April 17, 2015

Lots of Potential, Still No Geothermal – With the international geothermal energy industry experiencing near record growth in 2014, it is curious that not a single megawatt of geothermal power is being produced in Canada.