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April 9, 2013

Wind power is gaining speed. The California Independent System Operator Corporation reports a new record was set when turbines spinning within the ISO power grid combined to produce a new record of 4,196 MW at 6:44 p.m. on Sunday.

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March 26, 2013

Legislation appears to be a big driver behind the use of renewables. When will that trend end?

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March 19, 2013

The Illinois Senate last week voted to put the state's electric grid modernization efforts back on track and ensure that the benefits of improved reliability, job creation, and infrastructure upgrades can be realized by the state and Illinois consumers.

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December 3, 2012

The Illinois Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to pass a resolution calling for the modernization of the Ameren Illinois electricity distribution grid that will improve reliability and create hundreds of jobs throughout the state.

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November 27, 2012

Cape Wind has secured another major milestone with the approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities of the 15-year Power Purchase Agreement with NSTAR to buy Cape Wind's energy, capacity and renewable energy credits.

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November 6, 2012

Dominion Virginia Power has asked its Virginia regulator to approve construction of a 1,358-megawatt combined cycle, natural gas-fired power station that would serve growing customer demand and replace electricity from aging coal-fired power stations that are being retired for economic and environmental reasons.

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September 18, 2012

The American Wind Energy Association has endorsed the Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs ballot proposal, which will increase Michigan’s renewable energy standard to 25 percent by 2025 if approved by voters on Nov. 6.

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July 9, 2012

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced that the New York Power Authority Board of Trustees had approved $30 million to advance market development and commercialization of new energy efficient technologies, helping support the growth of New York State's clean energy economy while also reducing costs and improving efficiency at public facilities statewide.

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July 2, 2012

Regulatory incentives move customer-side solutions forward.