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Ohio Settlement Commits DP&L To Drop Coal, Add Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 31, 2017

In conjunction with nine intervening parties, Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corp., has filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) a settlement to its electric security plan (ESP) that would end its ownership [Read More]

EIA: Renewables Accounted For Majority Of New U.S. Capacity In 2016

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 11, 2017

Although the concrete data for the final months of last year isn’t in yet, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it expects renewable generation capacity to have accounted for most of the 2016 capacity additions in the country. In [Read More]

For Coal Workers, The Solar Future Is Bright

Written by Nora Caley on September 15, 2016

A new study says coal industry workers can easily be retrained to work in solar careers.

El Paso Electric Goes Coal-Free, Embraces Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 04, 2016

El Paso Electric (EPE), whose service territory includes parts of Texas and New Mexico, is officially coal-free and increasing its focus on cleaner energy resources. This announcement comes at the end of a 50-year contract and sale of EPE’s 7% [Read More]