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Nevada panel takes first steps toward solar ‘grandfathering’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada panel took a first step Wednesday toward securing more favorable rates for the state’s early-adopter rooftop customers — a concept that some lawmakers have said they support after outcry over a recent rate hike. Members of the Technical Advisory Committee on Distributed Generation and Storage voted to recommend that Nevada “grandfather” customers who applied ...

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Denmark’s Dong Energy planning IPO within months

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s DONG Energy, which focuses on wind power generation, says it plans an initial public offering of at least 15 percent of its shares on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange this summer. The state-controlled utility said the move would reduce the government’s stake in the company from 58.8 percent to 50.1 percent. Goldman Sachs currently holds ...

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Regulators set votes on FirstEnergy, AEP rate deals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio utility regulators plan votes Thursday on two proposed energy deals that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. The power purchase agreements were submitted separately in December by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP. Both ask regulators to permit rate increases over the next eight years to subsidize certain aging coal-fired and ...

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Volkswagen gets a month for plan on diesel emissions fix

Volkswagen set to provide update on fix for diesel vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Volkswagen and government regulators must present a detailed plan within a month on getting nearly 600,000 diesel cars to comply with clean air laws or risk the possibility of a trial this summer over an emissions cheating scandal, a federal judge said Thursday. Senior U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer said he wants to know the ...

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Kerry in Brussels as Belgian authorities face criticism

Kerry in Brussels as Belgian authorities face criticism

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is holding counterterrorism talks in Brussels on Friday as top members of Belgium’s embattled government face ongoing criticism for a series of security and intelligence failings in the run-up to this week’s bomb attacks in the city that killed 31 people and wounded 270. Kerry’s arrival Friday morning comes hours after ...

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Global Water Summit 2016 in Abu Dhabi features Sourcewater Founding CEO Josh Adler

The Global Water Summit 2016, April 19-20 in Abu Dhabi, is focused on the future of global water resources. Leaders in the water industry from business, government and academia will gather to discuss the theme of “Water 2050: the Future is Now.” Josh Adler, Founder and CEO of Sourcewater, lends his expertise to the summit in an industry session titled, ...

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Purchase agreements in place for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Purchase agreements in place for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Purchase agreements have been signed for virtually all of the natural gas that would be delivered to the Southeast by the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the lead energy company behind the $5 billion project said Tuesday. Diane Leopold, president of Dominion Energy Inc., said the utility agreements reflect the need for the nearly 600-mile energy project ...

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