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    New Jersey American Water Investing $3.1 Million in Morris and Somerset Counties

New Jersey American Water Investing $3.1 Million in Morris and Somerset Counties

Beginning this month, New Jersey American Water will be investing $3.1 million in new water mains in its services areas in Morris and Somerset counties. The approximate 10,700 feet of new pipe replaces water main that was installed as far back as the 1920s. The aging 4- and 6-inch water lines will be replaced with 8- and 12-inch ductile iron pipes. These projects also include replacing fire hydrants and utility-owned service lines

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    PG&E Named as One of the Best Places to Work by the HRC

PG&E Named as One of the Best Places to Work by the HRC

West Coast Utility Achieves Perfect Score from HRC for 14th Straight Year Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced on Tuesday that it has been named one of the best places to work in the U.S. by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest national civil rights organization working to achieve workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. For the 14th consecutive year, the company received a perfect 100

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    AES Distributed Energy Commissions Utility-Scale Solar Plant in Georgia

AES Distributed Energy Commissions Utility-Scale Solar Plant in Georgia

AES Distributed Energy (AES DE), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), has announced the commissioning of its largest solar project to-date. The Rincon solar array is a 16 megawatt (MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) project owned and operated by AES DE. The project, interconnected to Georgia Power Company’s transmission grid, the solar array will produce an average of 32,000 MW hours annually, powering the equivalent of 2,820 homes. The 287

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    Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

Europe will become the largest market for smart electricity meters, according to Frost & Sullivan Report Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific will become the second-largest market in the next 10 years, according to

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    Delta Natural Gas Enters Agreement to Be Acquired by Peoples Gas

Delta Natural Gas Enters Agreement to Be Acquired by Peoples Gas

Winchester, KY-based Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS) (Delta) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with an affiliate of Pittsburgh-based Peoples Natural Gas (Peoples). Delta currently serves approximately 36,000 customers in central and southeastern Kentucky. Under the terms of the transaction, Delta Natural Gas shareholders will receive $30.50 in cash per Delta share, which represents a premium of 17% to Delta’s closing share price on February

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    Exelon Named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for 11th Year

Exelon Named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for 11th Year

List ranks companies on criteria such as social responsibility, innovation and quality of products, services and management Exelon (NYSE: EXC) announced that it has been named one of Fortune’s 2017 World’s Most Admired Companies, marking the 11th consecutive year that the company has made the list. Exelon ranked particularly well for its quality of products and services, social responsibility and people management. “This distinction reflects our continued operational and financial progress

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    HI, CT, MA, RI, and AK Households Save Most On Overall Utility Bills Due To Appliance Standards

HI, CT, MA, RI, and AK Households Save Most On Overall Utility Bills Due To Appliance Standards

ASAP/ACEEE Analysis Ranks All 50 States and DC on Electricity, Gas & Water Bill Savings; NH, NY, VT, CA, and NJ Round Out Top 10 States Where Consumers Save Most Money. The average American family saved nearly $500 on utility bills in 2015 as a direct result of existing efficiency standards for appliances and lighting, according to a new report issued by the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP) and the American Council

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    Five Reasons Your Company Should Buy Off-site Renewables in 2017

Five Reasons Your Company Should Buy Off-site Renewables in 2017

Originally published by the Rocky Mountain Institute – view here. Corporate interest in renewable energy is skyrocketing as companies realize that off-site projects can offer the flexibility and scale necessary to meet their needs. Companies contracted for 1.56 GW of off-site renewables in 2016, with almost half (642 MW) coming in the fourth quarter alone (see Figure 1). Purchases by companies outside the tech sector (443 MW) showed that the buying

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    Photosol Selects First Solar Technology to Power Utility-Scale PV Plants in France, totaling 106.5 Megawatts

Photosol Selects First Solar Technology to Power Utility-Scale PV Plants in France, totaling 106.5 Megawatts

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Photosol, a French photovoltaic (PV) solar energy company, has selected its thin film modules to power 14 utility-scale solar power plants with a total capacity of 106.5 megawatts (MW)DC.  The projects – developed and owned by Photosol – are part of the third procurement round initiated by France’s Commission de Régulation de l’Energie. The power plants will be located in central and

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    Energy Transfer and Sunoco Logistics Complete $3.4 Billion In Project Financing for Bakken Pipeline, Including Dakota Access Pipeline

Energy Transfer and Sunoco Logistics Complete $3.4 Billion In Project Financing for Bakken Pipeline, Including Dakota Access Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE:SXL) today announced that they have successfully completed approximately $3.4 billion of committed debt financing and equity transactions, including the project financing for the Dakota Access Pipeline (“DAPL”) and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline (“ETCOP”) projects (collectively the “Bakken Pipeline”), as well as the closing of the previously announced sale by ETP and SXL of a 36.75% interest in the Bakken

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