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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…


Endesa to Close Two Giant Spanish Coal Plants

Endesa on Dec. 27 formally moved to shutter two massive coal-fired power plants—the 1.4-GW As Pontes plant in A Coruña, Galicia, which is the biggest coal-fired power plant in Spain,…


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…


The POWER Interview: Benefits of a Smarter Grid
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The smart grid is transforming the way utilities communicate with their customers. Smart grid technology, including control systems and automation that help new technologies work together, supports a power grid…