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Nearly Half of Utilities Planning SCADA Overhaul Soon, Report Shows Almost one-half of utilities plan to upgrade or retrofit their SCADA systems over the next two years, according to a report by Newton-Evans Research Co. Newton-Evans...

Bechtel, GE Hitachi to pursue nuclear plant decommissioning in Germany, Sweden

In the U.K. Bechtel delivered the successful decommissioning of Three Mile Island Unit 3 in the U.S. and led a consortium that designed the massive New Safe Confinement arch now covering the damaged reactor at Chornobyl in the Ukraine

ComEd conducting community energy storage pilot in Illinois

The pilot will focus on improving power reliability for customers experiencing multiple interruptions

Utilities adding low cost wind power, leaving inefficient coal plants at risk

In the Great Plains states, the average long-term all-in power purchase agreement price for wind power is around $20/MWh

Vattenfall wind farms to use BMW energy storage

Vattenfall will build the first 3.2 MW energy storage at the Princess Alexia wind energy project near Amsterdam, which generates 122 MW

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NextEra Energy Announces $18.4B Deal to buy Oncor from EFH Florida-based NextEra Energy, moving fast after its bid for Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) was doomed only a few weeks ago, rebounded by making a move...

VIDEO: PowerCell to study storing excess wind, solar power as hydrogen

The purpose of the study is to lead to a joint demonstration project in 2016 next to PowerCell's premises in Gothenburg, Sweden

EPA to issue final water effluent rule for steam electric power plants

The final rule will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register

The importance of monitoring all your smart meters

The major advantage of smart meters over electronic and mechanical meters is their connectivity    

VIDEO: China to start cap-and-trade system as part of climate change deal with U.S.

Beijing plans to put a cap and trade system into place in 2017