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  • How energy efficiency could become the new 'bridge fuel' to cut carbon

    4/20/2016
    Utility Dive

    A new analysis explores how efficiency can significantly drive down wholesale power costs.
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  • Wind installed more capacity than any other generation source in 2015, industry says

    4/14/2016
    Utility Dive

    The U.S. wind energy industry installed 8,598 MW new generation capacity in 2015, a 77 percent increase from 2014 and the industry's third biggest year ever, according to a new industry report.
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  • Community solar poised for growth as utilities gain confidence, familiarity

    4/7/2016
    Utility Dive

    Momentum continues to gather behind the emerging concept that offers solar for people who don’t have "the right roof or their own roof or a good enough credit score," according to findings from two new reports.
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  • Average utilization for natural gas combined-cycle plants exceeded coal plants in 2015

    4/4/2016
    U.S. Energy Information Administration

    Last year marked the first time on record that the average capacity factor of natural gas combined-cycle plants exceeded that of coal steam plants. The power industry has been running natural gas combined-cycle generating units at much higher rates than just 10 years ago, while the utilization of the capacity at coal steam power plants has declined.
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