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April 8, 2013

More than 15,000 customers are now signed up for Dominion Virginia Power's Green Power program and are supporting renewable energy produced in this region to meet some or all of their home's energy needs.

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April 1, 2013

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors at its March meeting approved a pilot for the upcoming summer that will expand its options to reduce electric use during peak summer conditions when demand is high and power supplies are tight.

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April 1, 2013

As part of its Third National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy recently recognized two Public Service Electric and Gas Co. energy efficiency programs for outstanding effectiveness and innovation. 

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April 1, 2013

The Energy Department has launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity.

News, Federal, Policy
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April 1, 2013

The UK's largest 'smart grid' project has completed the first stage of its research into electricity consumption after establishing a series of ongoing trials with 12,000 customers.

News, Smart Grid
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March 25, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued its first orders on the merits of filings submitted to comply with the requirements of Order No. 1000, the Commission’s landmark July 2011 rule on electric transmission planning and cost allocation.

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March 25, 2013

Economists at The Brattle Group have released an update to a 2011 report for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) that reviews the long-term challenges to resource adequacy in Alberta's electricity market and assesses the sustainability of the energy-only market design from a resource adequacy perspective.

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March 25, 2013

An independent, third-party forensic analysis commissioned by Entergy New Orleans, SMG and the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District to investigate the cause of the partial power outage during Super Bowl XLVII has confirmed that the cause of the outage was the "misoperation" of a relay device. 

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March 25, 2013

TD Bank has announced that after the first full year of monitoring, its net-zero bank has achieved net-zero energy operations and contributed excess energy back to the energy grid in South Florida.