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CONOR O’SULLIVAN | Breaking Energy  The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, ...

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Environmentalists worry promoting natural gas will overshadow efficiency, renewable energy efforts

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 Luther Turmelle | The New Haven Register  (New Haven, Conn.) What started out as a statewide initiative to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy now has been expanded to include a statewide push to sign up new natural gas customers as part of a 10-year expansion of the distribution network by the utilities. Energize Connecticut now is actively promoting efforts by ...

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Obama: Climate change steps making a difference


WASHINGTON (AP) — Appealing for patience and perseverance from environmental activists, President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in his second-term drive to combat climate change but said more must be done to address a generational problem. One year after unveiling an aggressive plan, Obama said new emissions limits on power plants, renewable energy projects and new incentives for green technology ...

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PNM proposes to build 4 new solar plants

By Albuquerque Journal, NM Public Service Company of New Mexico plans to build four more solar power plants at a cost of $79 million to help it meet the state standard for renewable energy in 2016. The additional 10-megawatt solar power plants will raise the company’s solar capacity to 107 megawatts, which could provide the power used by 40,000 average ...

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Puerto Rico converts energy sector reform into law

The Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor signed a law Tuesday intended to revamp the U.S. territory’s power company amid complaints of corruption and costly bills. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the law also seeks to increase the use of natural gas and renewable energy sources, with Puerto Rico currently depending on oil to generate nearly ...

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Obama will let states decide how to cut greenhouse gas emissions


WASHINGTON –President Barack Obama is about to unveil the centerpiece of his agenda to fight climate change, a much anticipated rule to slash the emissions of planet-warming gases from power plants. The president will call for major reductions, according to sources familiar with the planning, with each state given its own greenhouse gas emissions reduction target and the power to ...

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Southern, Ted Turner acquire solar plant

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By Christopher Seward for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Southern Co. and former cable TV mogul Ted Turner have teamed up to acquire the largest solar power plant in New Mexico. Southern and Turner Renewable Energy said the Macho Springs Solar Facility. on 600 acres in Luna County, has been under construction since July 2013 and was scheduled to begin commercial operations ...

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