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Solar  -  February 14, 2017

C&I customers drive $800M utility solar investment

Virginia-based utility giant Dominion on Feb. 14 said it is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, primarily supported by its largest energy customers.
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Demand Management  -  February 14, 2017

ACEEE: Utility demand response programs, paired with energy efficiency, show huge savings potential

A recent analysis of energy savings from utility-sector energy efficiency programs found that in 2015, they saved about 200 billion kWh, or more than 5% of U.S. retail electric sales that year.
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Finance  -  February 7, 2017

GM, others mull utility wind, solar energy program

Two large Detroit-area energy users have expressed interest in a new program being offered to business and residential customers of DTE Energy that allows them to increase their use of wind and solar energy in 5% increments up to 100%.
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Energy Storage  -  February 6, 2017

70 MW of energy storage comes online in California

Around the same time that Tesla and Edison International subsidiary Southern California Edison announced that their 80 MWh energy storage facility had begun operations in late January, two other massive energy storage projects came online.
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Energy Storage  -  February 1, 2017

Tesla hits start on 80 MWh energy storage facility

Tesla Motors Inc., alongside Edison International utility subsidiary Southern California Edison, has brought online what is being called the world's largest battery storage plant.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 1, 2017

Power sector emissions drop below transportation's

The power sector has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions such that they are now regularly below those from the transportation sector, according to new information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Demand Management  -  January 27, 2017

SED Innovation Summit speakers, agenda updated

An updated agenda and confirmed list of speakers, including energy executives from Bloomberg LP, General Motors Co. and Procter and Gamble Co., is now available for the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  January 25, 2017

Apple reaches deal for 200 MW of new Nevada solar

Apple announced Jan. 25 that it reached an agreement with Nevada utility NV Energy to build 200 MW of additional solar energy in the state by early 2019.
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Demand Management  -  January 17, 2017

FirstEnergy offers C&I demand response programs

FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utility subsidiaries Met-Ed, Penn Power and West Penn Power have launched a new demand response program for commercial and industrial customers.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 14, 2017

Weekend reads: 'Clean coal' plant revs up; NY's nuke shutdown; Fiat faces emissions accusations & more

Kick back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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