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New Website Aggregates North American Energy Information

The North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI) has launched a new website that brings together energy-related data, maps, and analysis from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.  NACEI was developed out of a 2014 memorandum of understanding on energy information … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal See Record Drop in 2015

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with coal consumption dropped dramatically during 2015. EIA’s numbers indicate that coal emissions fell by 231 million metric tons in 2015, with nearly every state experiencing a … Continue reading

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Watch Now: EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Repeal

EPA is holding a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan today, November 28, and tomorrow, November 29, at the West Virginia Capitol Building in Charlestown.  Speakers at today’s and tomorrow’s hearing will represent both national … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Issues Report on New Regulatory Framework to Modernize the Grid

Rhode Island was already among the top ten most active states in terms of grid modernization efforts in the third quarter of 2017, and it is now poised to tackle the issue more broadly.  Earlier this month, Rhode Island state … Continue reading

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California Public Utilities Commission Report Predicts 50% Renewable Power by 2020

On Monday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released its 2017 Renewables Portfolio Standards (RPS) Report, an annual progress report on the state’s RPS Program.  California’s RPS target is one of the most ambitious in the country, requiring the state’s … Continue reading

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