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Major Wind Power Producer Sentenced in Wind Farm Eagle Deaths

A Wyoming court on April 5 sentenced NextEra Energy Resources affiliate ESI Energy to five years of probation and fined the wind power developer more than $8 million for three…


Ex-GE Power Engineer Implicated in Turbine Technology Theft for China’s Benefit   

A former GE Power engineer and a Chinese businessman conspired to steal General Electric (GE) trade secrets related to gas and steam turbine technologies to benefit China, the U.S. Department…


DOJ, FERC Back Illinois in Nuclear Subsidy Fight

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on May 29 told the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that Illinois’ nuclear subsidy program does…


Duke Energy to Shutter Three Coal Units, Resolve Drawn-Out Clean Air Act Lawsuit

Duke Energy has settled a 15-year-old lawsuit for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act when it made modifications at 13 coal-fired power units in North Carolina.  The Environmental Protection Agency’s…


IPL to Retire or Repower Coal Units in Iowa Under PSD Settlement With Feds

Interstate Power and Light (IPL) will be forced to spend $620 million to retire 10 coal-fired units and retire, refuel, or install pollution controls at several others in Iowa under…