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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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    CalCom and SunLink Partner to Bring Solar to Farms in California’s Central Valley

CalCom and SunLink Partner to Bring Solar to Farms in California’s Central Valley

First portfolio of agricultural projects now installed by CalCom and SunLink SunLink Corporation and CalCom Solar have successfully completed three solar projects in Shafter and Wasco, Calif. – the first in a larger Central Valley portfolio of installations. To streamline all project construction, SunLink standardized its mounting solution design and permit set to align with CalCom’s installation preferences. SunLink PowerCare geotechnical testing was also performed on sites in Madera and Tipton, Calif., to optimize designs and inform

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    New Microgrid System by EPS to be Installed in Flinders Island, Tasmania

New Microgrid System by EPS to be Installed in Flinders Island, Tasmania

Electro Power Systems S.A. (“EPS”) (Paris:EPS), a provider of energy-storage systems and microgrids listed on the French-regulated market Euronext Paris (EPS:FP), has announced the commissioning of a new microgrid in Flinders Island, northeast of Tasmania, will start this quarter. EPS, in partnership with Toshiba, realized a hybrid storage system sired to Flinders Island’s microgrid for Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest producer of renewable energy. The utility is developing the “Flinders Island

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    ABB Collaborates with DEWA to Integrate Solar Energy and Support UAE’s Clean Energy Goals

ABB Collaborates with DEWA to Integrate Solar Energy and Support UAE’s Clean Energy Goals

ABB has successfully energized a major substation that will help evacuate power from the Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park, a key element to Dubai’s goal of generating 7 percent of its power from clean energy sources by 2020, 25 percent by 2030, and 75 percent by 2050. The 400/132 kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substation has been built for Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), the UAE’s

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    Dominion Virginia Power’s Edward Baine Receives a Black Engineer of the Year Award for STEM and Community Service

Dominion Virginia Power’s Edward Baine Receives a Black Engineer of the Year Award for STEM and Community Service

Edward H. Baine, senior vice president-Distribution for Dominion Virginia Power, received a Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and Community Service – the Anthony R. James Legacy Award. Baine is among scientists and engineers from around the country who were recognized in 31 award categories at the 2017 BEYA STEM Conference held this past weekend in Washington, D.C. “Ed brings a level of commitment and talent to

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    Pacific Gas & Electric Issues Helium Balloon Warning In Time for Valentine’s Day

Pacific Gas & Electric Issues Helium Balloon Warning In Time for Valentine’s Day

Last year, metallic balloons striking electric lines caused 429 power outages in PG&E’s service area With Valentine’s Day here, PG&E is reminding customers that sparks – and not just the romantic kind – can fly on February 14.  If improperly secured, helium-filled metallic balloons can come in contact with power lines. Customers celebrating with metallic balloons should ensure they’re tied securely to a weight that’s heavy enough to prevent them

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