Energy Deregulation Catches the Attention of Investors like Warren Buffett

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According to recent reports, American business magnate Warren Buffett has identified energy deregulation as the next big financial opportunity to sweep across the country. In addition, Jack Welch, former GE Chairman in a …


New York State PSC Approves $2B Transmission Line from Canada

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The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) last week approved the construction and operation of a 1-GW transmission line that could stretch 330 miles from the Canadian border to Astoria, Queens, through Lake Champlain and the Hudson River.

The …


With Help From Nature, a Town Aims to Be a Solar Capital

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LANCASTER, Calif. — There are at least two things to know about this high desert city. One, the sun just keeps on shining. Two, the city’s mayor, a class-action lawyer named R. Rex Parris, just keeps on competing.

Two years …


Could New York run on renewable energy alone?

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Three times now, Mark Jacobson has gone out on the same limb. In 2009 he and co-author Mark Delucchi published a cover story in Scientific American that showed how the entire world could get all of its energy — fuel …


NY Renewable Energy Study Finds New York Could Soon Be Powered By Wind, Water And Sunlight

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new study says New York could get the power it needs from wind, water and sunlight by 2030 with a concerted push, though the state’s decade-long effort to significantly boost green energy shows how challenging …


New York Wholesale Power Climbs to 4-Week High on Shut Plants

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New York City wholesale electricity prices rose to a one-month high as warmer weather boosted power use amid the shutdown of two generators in the region.

Spot on-peak prices for the city’s five boroughs rose for the third time in …


Electric slide: Four Syracuse neighborhoods to compete in Central New York Energy Challenge with goal of lowering energy costs

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Four neighborhood associations in Syracuse are now competing in the Central New York Energy Challenge, an energy consumption awareness program with the goal of informing households about hidden electrical costs.

Tipperary Hill, Strathmore, Eastwood and the Northside are all vying …


New York to extend state-wide solar power initiative NY-Sun

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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed expanding his successful NY-Sun initiative to provide a long-term stable funding stream to increase solar projects throughout the state in support of the growing clean energy industry. This announcement is in support …


New York PSC approves 1,000-MW Québec-NY City power line

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The New York Public Service Commission on Thursday approved a plan to build the Champlain Hudson transmission line, which will be capable of moving 1,000 megawatts of hydropower from Québec to New York City.

The project will create an average …