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Salon.com
Myths and facts to know ahead of Rick Perry’s study on the electrical grid and renewable energyThis article originally appeared on Energy Secretary Rick Perry has ordered hi
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
This article originally appeared on Energy Secretary Rick Perry has ordered his department to produce a study on whether the ongoing shift toward renewable energy is affecting the reliability of the electrical grid. A number of experts, clean-energy... Read more
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Island Packet
Who are the top-paid workers in South Carolina government?If you want to make money working for the state of South Carolina, you might wa
Island Packet / Posted 13 hours ago
If you want to make money working for the state of South Carolina, you might want to climb to the top of an academic field, especially in a highly sought after area of medicine. Nine of the top 10 highest-paid state employees – excluding college... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Town regroups after damaging storm strikesher White Haven home Thursday night. She looked outside and it wasn’t raining
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
her White Haven home Thursday night. She looked outside and it wasn’t raining yet. The sound she heard was the wind ahead of a severe thunderstorm that tore through the borough, Dennison Twp. and Penn Lake Park borough, bringing down trees and... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
City to install more radio power metersDon Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — Coldwater Board of Public Utiliti
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 18 hours ago
Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — Coldwater Board of Public Utilities will invest $181,125 to continue to upgrade its electrical meters to continuously read meters for its commercial customers. The 680 meters purchased, approved Tuesday... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area regroups after damaging storm strikesher White Haven home Thursday night. She looked outside and it wasn’t raining
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
her White Haven home Thursday night. She looked outside and it wasn’t raining yet. The sound she heard was the wind ahead of a severe thunderstorm that tore through the borough, Dennison Twp. and Penn Lake Park borough, bringing down trees and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Attorney general pushes back on Eversource’s request for rate hikeBusinesses and homeowners that get their electricity from Eversource could see
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Businesses and homeowners that get their electricity from Eversource could see their bills go up significantly next year if the state attorney general’s office cannot persuade regulators to block a proposed rate hike. The utility company is seeking... Read more
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Boston Globe
July 21, 2017Here’s your left-in-the-freezer-overnight water bottle of politics from Jim O’S
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Here’s your left-in-the-freezer-overnight water bottle of politics from Jim O’Sullivan, briefly inhabiting the professional soul of Joshua Miller, who is probably running stadium steps somewhere in this accursed heat. RHODE ISLAND MAN RESIGNS POST,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Healey: DPU should order Eversource rate reductionAttorney General Maura Healey on Friday plans to ask state regulators to not on
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday plans to ask state regulators to not only reject Eversource’s request to boost its electric rates by $96 million but to also order that the utility decrease the rates it charges customers. Eversource in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Upper Milford supervisor speaks his mind on cable franchise, Kohler Park PlanMILFORD, Pa, - Never let it be said Upper Milford Township Supervisor Rob Sentn
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
MILFORD, Pa, - Never let it be said Upper Milford Township Supervisor Rob Sentner doesn't speak his mind. At the Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday he commented it wasn't right that RCN Communications allegedly has been installing services... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Public utility companies push for increase in ratesBOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could soon be going up by $10 a month, an
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Your electricity bill could soon be going up by $10 a month, and even up to $18 if the Department of Public Utilities approves a rate hike proposal. The Department of Public Utilities is considering a proposal from NSTAR and Western... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County Commission OKs $1.4M out of reserves for hurricane recovery projectsSt. Johns County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved about $11.3 million
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
St. Johns County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved about $11.3 million worth of storm recovery projects eligible for state and federal dollars, but requiring about $1.4 million out of reserves. This batch of Hurricane Matthew-related... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Eversource rate case poses woes for solar projectsMatt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the state for a significant revision of its electric rates has local leaders worried that solar projects in their communities designed to provide cleaner, cheaper energy may... Read more
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The Herald News
Eversource rate case poses woes for solar projectsMatt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the state for a significant revision of its electric rates has local leaders worried that solar projects in their communities designed to provide cleaner, cheaper energy may... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Eversource rate case poses woes for solar projectsMatt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Murphy/State House News Service BOSTON -- Eversource's application to the state for a significant revision of its electric rates has local leaders worried that solar projects in their communities designed to provide cleaner, cheaper energy may... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City wants to turn parking lots into solar-power plantsThe de Blasio administration wants to turn city-owned parking lots into miniatu
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
The de Blasio administration wants to turn city-owned parking lots into miniature solar-power plants, officials said this week. The Department of Parks and Recreation owns or operates 333 parking lots and has identified 40 that could host canopies... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Nuclear plant shutdowns a crisis for small towns across the USAVERNON, Vermont - Head south out of Brattleboro down Route 142, a two-lane coun
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
VERNON, Vermont - Head south out of Brattleboro down Route 142, a two-lane country road bordered by rolling green fields, and you'll spy a “Cattle Crossing” sign beside a dairy farm. During the summer grazing season, when it's time to cross the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Minimal work underway to prepare state for EMP attackEMP attack could disable all electronics, as well as the power grid itself, and
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
EMP attack could disable all electronics, as well as the power grid itself, and a government commission found up to 90% of the population could die within a year due to a lack of food and medicine. But despite the growing threat of such an... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trump's teams working on de-regulation led by hires with deep industry tiesPresident Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he o
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
President Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he ordered his administration to assemble teams to aggressively scale back government regulations. But the effort — a signature theme in Trump’s populist campaign for the... Read more
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Daily Press
Dominion Energy gets approval to build power line across James Riverto connect Dominion Energy's controversial high voltage transmission line acros
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
to connect Dominion Energy's controversial high voltage transmission line across the James River to the utility's Peninsula electric system will come to property the energy giant owns near Skiffes Creek in James City county The decision to approve... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump has secretive teams to roll back regulations — led by hires with deep industry tiesPresident Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he o
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
President Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he ordered his administration to assemble teams to aggressively scale back government regulations. But the effort — a signature theme in Trump’s populist campaign for the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Public Works, Energy to speed up infra projectsTHE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Energy
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Energy (DoE) have signed a joint circular meant to fast-track implementation of government infrastructure projects. Under the joint circular, Public Works Secretary Mark... Read more
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CNBC
Trump's deregulation effort is being conducted by many political appointees with deep industry tiesUnder the law, members of the Trump administration can seek ethics waivers to w
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
Under the law, members of the Trump administration can seek ethics waivers to work on issues that overlap with their past business careers. They can also formally recuse themselves when potential conflicts arise. In many cases, the administration... Read more
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Inquirier.net
COA flags delay in P1.5-billion hospital facility upgradesQuirino Memorial Medical Center (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / RICHARD REYES) MANILA —
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Quirino Memorial Medical Center (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / RICHARD REYES) MANILA — The Commission on Audit has called out the Department of Health for various delays in the implementation of P1.505 billion worth of infrastructure projects under the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russians suspects in nuclear site hackingsat least a dozen US power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
at least a dozen US power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, according to current and former US officials, sparking concerns the attackers were searching for vulnerabilities in the electrical grid. The intruders could be... Read more
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The Mercury News
Russians are said to be suspects in U.S. nuclear site hackingsleast a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in K
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
least a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, according to current and former U.S. officials, sparking concerns the attackers were searching for vulnerabilities in the electrical grid. The rivals could be... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Russians said to be suspects in U.S. power plant hackingsleast a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in K
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
least a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, according to current and former U.S. officials, sparking concerns the attackers were searching for vulnerabilities in the electrical grid. The rivals could be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Russians said to be suspects in U.S. power plant hackingsleast a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in K
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
least a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, according to current and former U.S. officials, sparking concerns the attackers were searching for vulnerabilities in the electrical grid. The rivals could be... Read more
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CNBC
Hackers are targeting nuclear facilities, Homeland Security and FBI saySince May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies tha
CNBC / Posted 16 days ago
Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing plants in the United States and other countries. Among the companies targeted was... Read more
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The Hill
A guide for Washington in filling America's skilled worker gapEmployers are increasingly vocal about the growing shortages of skilled workers
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
Employers are increasingly vocal about the growing shortages of skilled workers across a wide range of industries, especially manufacturing, construction, mining, and some technology sectors. Addressing this growing problem was a major theme in the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan's city-wide fiber network gets first pullFort Morgan City Manager Jeff Wells called what happened Wednesday morning at t
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 17 days ago
Fort Morgan City Manager Jeff Wells called what happened Wednesday morning at the corner of Riverview Avenue and Grant Street a "big deal," and Mayor Ron Shaver said it was "huge" for the city. The city and its contractors pulled fiber optic cable... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
THE POWER TO SAVE MILLIONS — Entergy cuts costs for customers $118M over 3 years by joining MISOsaved customers about $118 million in the three years after joining a regional
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 17 days ago
saved customers about $118 million in the three years after joining a regional transmission organization, the Mississippi Public Service Commission said in a release on Thursday. Entergy Corp.’s four southern utilities joined the Midcontinent... Read more
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Boston Globe
Look out, your town may switch you to a ‘greener’ energy planWhen the letter arrived in the mail, it came with unexpected news for Terry Ann
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
When the letter arrived in the mail, it came with unexpected news for Terry Ann Knopf:Brookline officials would be switching her electricity supplier. That part was easy to understand. But the fine print — and what it meant for her monthly bill —... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Solar installation increasing rapidly, unevenlygrown in fits and starts. The solar industry is experiencing rapid job growth,
Finance and Commerce / Posted 17 days ago
grown in fits and starts. The solar industry is experiencing rapid job growth, despite accounting for less than 1 percent of all consumed energy nationwide. U.S. employment in the solar industry grew 17 times faster than the American economy in... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Infrastructure limits growth in wind powerBy Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton TULSA, Okla. – Wind energy’s biggest expansion hurdle
Finance and Commerce / Posted 17 days ago
By Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton TULSA, Okla. – Wind energy’s biggest expansion hurdle is not a lack of supply or demand. Or even local wildlife. It’s a matter of getting the energy from the turbine to the consumer. American wind power development may... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How close is Russian cyber firm to Russia’s spies?agencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-ba
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
agencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-based cybersecurity giant long suspected of ties to Russia’s spying apparatus. Now, official Kremlin documents reviewed by McClatchy could further inflame the debate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Documents link Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky to FSB spy agencyagencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-ba
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
agencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-based cybersecurity giant long suspected of ties to Russia’s spying apparatus. Now, official Kremlin documents reviewed by McClatchy could further inflame the debate... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Documents link Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky to FSB spy agencyagencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-ba
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
agencies have turned up the heat in recent days on Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-based cybersecurity giant long suspected of ties to Russia’s spying apparatus. Now, official Kremlin documents reviewed by McClatchy could further inflame the debate... Read more
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The News & Observer
How close is Russian cyber firm to Russia’s spies?Documents appear to offer fresh evidence Russia's Kaspersky is tied to spy agen
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Documents appear to offer fresh evidence Russia's Kaspersky is tied to spy agency | News & Observer A sign above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow on Jan. 30, 2017. Kaspersky adamantly denies ties to a Russian spy agency, but one of the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
PUCO asks AG to appoint Youngstown Thermal receiverYOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Thermal’s dire financial situation has led the Public Ut
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 22 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Thermal’s dire financial situation has led the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to formally ask Attorney General Mike DeWine to seek a receiver for the utility. “We are very hopeful that this receiver will be able to get... Read more
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The Examiner
Retiring Daggett recalls his long careerMike Genet mike.genet@examiner.net @GenetEJC Leon Daggett retired this week af
The Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
Mike Genet mike.genet@examiner.net @GenetEJC Leon Daggett retired this week after more than 10 years as director of Independence Power & Light and more than 50 years in the utilities business. From his time starting as a lineman – before bucket... Read more
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Boston Globe
Thursday, June 29Here’s your ill-advised Tiki Torch (2 parts Fireball Whisky, 1 part coconut rum
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Here’s your ill-advised Tiki Torch (2 parts Fireball Whisky, 1 part coconut rum, 1 part pineapple juice) shot glass of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at the Massachusetts State House. If you’re heading to the Cape and Islands this... Read more
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MLive.com
Wind energy supporters say benefits outweigh NIMBY concernsSAGINAW, MI -- When Terry Miller thinks about the environment, climate change i
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
SAGINAW, MI -- When Terry Miller thinks about the environment, climate change is his chief concern. And it's not a far-off problem to be addressed someday. It's urgent. "We're already seeing extreme weather events that are attributable to climate... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan's fiber network backbone installation close to major milestoneFort Morgan's project to install the backbone of its city-wide fiber network is
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 24 days ago
Fort Morgan's project to install the backbone of its city-wide fiber network is progressing quickly, with approximately 100,000 feet of bright orange conduit put in the ground as of Wednesday and only about 7,000 feet left to be installed, according... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Forecasters: Expect more active hurricane seasonor ICS for short. The system works with the "All Hazards" approach to emergency
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
or ICS for short. The system works with the "All Hazards" approach to emergency management, from hurricanes to weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The "All Hazards Guide" was handed out to everyone who attended the seminar and is available from... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
As clean cars showcased at annual Savannah roadshow, study supports tax creditSavannah International Trade and Convention Center on Tuesday. The 60 or so at
Savannah Morning News / Posted 25 days ago
Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Tuesday. The 60 or so attendees were able to ride in or drive an all-electric Nissan LEAF, a propane Vision school bus by Blue Bird, the Ford F150 bi-fuel natural gas truck, and Ford propane... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
As clean cars showcased at Trade Center roadshow, study supports tax creditSavannah International Trade and Convention Center on Tuesday. The 60 or so at
Savannah Morning News / Posted 25 days ago
Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Tuesday. The 60 or so attendees were able to ride in or drive an all-electric Nissan LEAF, a propane Vision school bus by Blue Bird, the Ford F150 bi-fuel natural gas truck, and Ford propane... Read more
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Boston Globe
Read the full transcript of Tuesday’s White House press briefingThe following is a transcript of Tuesday’s White House press briefing, as provi
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
The following is a transcript of Tuesday’s White House press briefing, as provided by the press office: 2:31 P.M. EDT MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Nice crowd. I know everybody is excited about Energy Week; we certainly are here at the White House.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Business Watch: Kitchen Gallery combines with Home at Last in one space at Fairlawn Plaza MallKitchen Gallery, a fixture of Topeka’s retail landscape since 1985, will open M
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
Kitchen Gallery, a fixture of Topeka’s retail landscape since 1985, will open Monday in a new space inside Fairlawn Plaza Mall. The store, which recently sold to Dan Brungardt and Cindy Hopper, will be located with its sister store, Home at Last, in... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Unalaska barges junk to SeattleAt last week's meeting, the Unalaska City Council approved $275,000 to ship jun
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 29 days ago
At last week's meeting, the Unalaska City Council approved $275,000 to ship junk vehicles and scrap metal off the island, and discussed separating the fire department from the police department. The council hired Deforge Marine Towing to take 200... Read more

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