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TECO Announces $800-Million Investment in New Solar
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Tampa Electric Co. (TECO) on Feb. 19 said it plans to invest about $800 million to add another 600 MW of solar power generation capacity by year-end 2023. TECO on…


California Official: Solar's Future Bright, but Clouds Persist

The technology behind solar power is changing rapidly. Researchers at the University of California, Davis have said so-called "anti-solar" panels could even generate power at night. But even as solar…


India's Energy Market Overhaul—Infrastructure, Renewables, and Keeping Coal in the Mix

India wants to reform its power generation sector, including upgrades to energy infrastructure, and plans to introduce new technology to make its electricity supply more reliable and resilient. It’s part…


Wisconsin Co-op Will Close Coal-Fired Plant

Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative on Jan. 23 said it would close its 345-MW coal-fired Genoa Station No. 3 by year-end 2021. The move comes as the La Crosse-based utility continues…


The Rise of Distributed Natural Gas Generation
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The power sector has increasingly turned to various forms of distributed generation to meet growing power demands over the past several decades. Although solar PV and other renewable technologies receive…