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IEEFA Update (Corrected): Wind in the Wires, and More on the Way

30 States Have Projects Under Construction or in Advanced Development

Wind power is a rapidly growing source of electricity in the U.S., doubling its share of generation in just five years, to 4.9 percent in 2015. The declining cost of wind power, along with cheap natural gas, has put tremendous financial pressure on both coal-fired and nuclear power plants, and is changing the mix of fuels […]

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Transcanada Seeks “Pause” in Keystone XL Review as Oil Prices Plummet

Rebecca Penty for Bloomberg Business: TransCanada Corp., the pipeline and power generation company, said third-quarter profit fell as lower electricity prices in Alberta and disruptions at its Bruce nuclear plant crimped revenues in its energy division. Net income dropped to C$402 million, or 57 cents per share, from C$457 million, or 64 cents, in the […]

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How Can These 15 States Comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan? (Hint: Modernizing Their Renewable-Energy Programs Might Help)

Fighting Pollution Rules While Lagging on Wind and Solar

States that seem most staunchly opposed to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan tend to be the same ones that underachieve on renewable-energy initiatives. The 15 attorneys general formally opposing the new pollution-control rules come from states that have some of the country’s least ambitious renewable portfolio standards and the weakest renewable-energy goals in America. Which […]

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