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2 groups withdraw from deal to shutter PNM coal generation

Rising costs were cited as one factor behind their abandoning the deal.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

APS drafted anti-solar leasing letter signed by Ariz. legislators

Ariz. representatives are suspicious of solar installers' lease provisions and market practices. 

Jan. 22, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

FirstEnergy wants Ohio consumers to subsidize its coal plants

Keeping several power plants running will cost consumers about $3.50 a month at the beginning of FirstEnergy's 15-year plan.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

KCP&L will stop burning coal at 3 power plants by end of 2021

More than 700 MW of coal-fired generation will be retired or converted.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

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Wellinghoff and Tong: A common confusion over net metering is undermining utilities and the grid

'Cost-shifting' and 'not paying your fair share' are not the same thing, Jon Wellinghoff and James Tong write in a guest post.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Jon Wellinghoff and James Tong (Utility Dive)

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Why utilities across the nation are embracing community solar

Power companies are quickly discovering how their customers can go solar without getting off the grid.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

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How the Just Energy-CPF partnership is changing the rooftop solar game

The partnership combines marketing, financing, and installing expertise for customers in deregulated markets.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

Energy efficiency is biggest housing concern in new residential survey

As utilities focus more on customer engagement, they can be encouraged that consumers care about energy usage.

Jan. 22, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Nebraska senators propose state wind tax credit to replace federal PTC

New EPA pollution rules will drive wind demand and grow Nebraska’s economy, backers say.

Jan. 21, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

Bipartisan coalition pushes to expand net metering in Montana

Solar advocates want energy independence, but opponents call solar a “melanoma” and say it has created too many problems elsewhere.

Jan. 21, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)