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DOE Secretary Chu to Speak at Solar Decathlon 2011 Awards Ceremony

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Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 1, 2:30 p.m. at National Mall’s West Potomac Park
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Saturday, October 1, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join collegiate students and event sponsors at th…
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Advanced Biofuels for Military Use On a Path to Commercialization, BIO Says

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO responds to Air Force request for information on the commercial status of advanced biofuels. With coordination of USDA, DOE and DOD efforts, commercialization of advanced biofuels can accelerate.

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Community Discussion Showcases Job Training and Workforce Development for Pennsylvania’s Natural Gas Industry

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YOUNGWOOD, Pa., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Local residents in Youngwood, Pa. joined Congressman Tim Murphy, area leaders, educators and businesses today for a community discussion on natural gas training programs, the impact of workforce…
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EDP Renewables lays off 10 percent of N. American workforce

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The Spanish wind energy developer, whose North American unit is headquartered in Houston, had roughly 330 employees in the U.S. and Canada, but it is unclear how many jobs were cut in Houston.

NRG Energy Completes Acquisition of 250-Megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch from SunPower

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PRINCETON, N.J. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has completed its acquisition of the 250-megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) project from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB). The acquis…
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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, right, and Michael Bromwich, the head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, testify on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Salazar: Offshore drilling agencies need more money, staff

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The Obama administration is formally wrapping up its nearly two-year overhaul of the way the government oversees offshore drilling Saturday, but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the feds need more money and staff to boost inspections and step up reviews of coastal energy projects.

South Carolina Public Service Commission Approves SCE&G Rate Adjustment Under Base Load Review Act

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CAYCE, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has approved an increase of $52,783,000, or approximately 2.4 percent, to the retail electric rates of South Carolina Electric G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG). The new rates will be effective for bills rendered on and after October 30. SCEG filed for the increase in May under provisions of South Carolina’s Base Load Review Act (BLRA), a law enacted in 2007
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Week-Long Public Hearings Reveal Keystone XL Pipeline Must Be Constructed By Skilled Pipeliners

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TULSA, Okla., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of concerned citizens voiced opinions over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline this week through hearings in eight cities hosted by The United States State Department. Proponents of the pipeline say …
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Newton Energy Acquires MEC Operating Company

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newton Energy Partners, LLC, through its Canadian affiliate, NEP Canada ULC (together, “Newton”), is pleased to announce it has acquired all outstanding shares of MEC Operating Company, ULC (“MEC”). MEC’s assets consist…
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