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Entergy working with NextEra on third Arkansas solar project

 Once completed, it would be Entergy's third utility-scale solar project in Arkansas and bring its total solar capacity to 281 MW, enough to power about 45,000 homes.

FPL announces plans to build four new solar power plants in 2019

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) this week announced plans to build four new solar power plants this year that are expected to begin powering customers in early 2020:

Southern Co. CEO tells CNBC that utilities must run business independent of politics

A good economy and growth in southeast U.S. business climate—including a 1 percent rise in both retail electric sales and customer base in 2018—sparked the good report.

Solar farms in Tennessee, Alabama to power Facebook data center

Facebook Inc. plans to light up a data center in Huntsville, Alabama, with power from the largest solar installations to be built in Tennessee and Alabama.

Ushering in the Next Wave of the Utility Workforce

It is no secret that the electric utility sector is facing rapid changes that present challenges to its current workforce. One of the major changes is the shift between the old and the new generation of utility workers. 

Florida utility chooses Landis+Gyr for advanced metering

Landis+Gyr will deploy it's Gridstream AMI solution, including network infrastructure and 80,000 residential and commercial meters

CenterPoint, NextEra Moves Highlight 2Q Utility Mergers noted by PwC

The firm's North American Power and Utilities Deals Insights for the second quarter highlights big M&As involving Texas-based CenterPoint Energy and Vectren Corp—valued as the quarter's biggest deal at $8.1 billion—and Florida-based NextEra Energy's agreement to acquire Gulf Power from Southern Co. at $5.7 billion in value.

Making the Case for Offshore Wind in Maine

"The Maine Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Offshore Wind" championed the state for having incentives in place, but pushed it to go further by raising tax credit ceilings, targeting foreign direct investment and upgrading ports to handle bigger wind turbine capacity.

Parting Thoughts

What Industry leaders are saying in interviews, on social media and reports.

Southern Co. sells Florida power assets to NextEra Energy

This reflects an equity value of about $5.075 billion