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AEP Holds Fire Sale on Wholesale Plants

On September 14, the Wall Street Journal reported that wholesale electricity provider American Electric Power (AEP) will sell off four of its fossil-fuel power plants for $2.2 billion. The three…

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Fighting Continues Over Scraps of SunEdison

Just a few short years ago, SunEdison was leading a revolution in solar energy by pairing its manufacturing of solar cells and modules with construction and operation of its own…

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Oil Drillers Say they Dodged $10 Billion Bullet

On August 29, news came to light that both anti-fracking ballot measures pushed by environmental activists in Colorado would fail to make the ballot. Just days ago, the groups had proudly…

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Minnesota Gives Up On Part of Clean Energy Law

Back in 2007, Minnesota created a mandatory renewable portfolio standard that required most electricity companies in the state to have at least 25 percent of retail electricity sales generated by…

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North American Leaders Agree On Clean Energy

In the midst of public skepticism of international agreements, U.S. President Barack Obama joined Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Ottawa, Canada on June…

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Judkin Shares AGR Group Customer Experience

At the recent DNV GL Energy Executive Forum (formerly KEMA), AGR Group founder Matt Judkin joined industry colleagues on stage for a discussion titled, “Attracting the Next Customer.” As the…

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Report Shows Largest Drop in Coal Reported

In early June, BP released its 65th annual“Statistical Review of World Energy.” Each year, the company collects data from the energy industry around the world and provides it free to the…

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Wisconsin Capital Plans Major Emissions Cut

On June 7, the city council of Madison Wisconsin agreed to an ambitious energy plan on a 19 to 1 vote.  The plan has three main goals. First, the city wants to…

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Funding Pulled on Virginia Wind Project

In May, the Department of Energy pulled its investment from two fairly significant wind projects. The DOE selected seven offshore projects for investment in 2012, each receiving $4 million in…

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Michigan Considers Moves On Electricity Deregulation

Does Michigan need more electricity regulation or less? That was the topic of discussion at a Michigan Senate hearing held earlier this month, and it is not clear which way…

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