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N.Y. PSC to conduct hearing on Exelon plant's temporary support contract


  • City Newspaper (Rochester, N.Y.)

The New York State Public Service Commission will hold a formal hearing Tuesday to review the temporary support contract requested by Exelon's Ginna nuclear power plant. Rochester Gas & Electric agree… Read More

Shaheen plans to reintroduce energy efficiency bill within weeks


  • Politico Pro (subscription required)

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., says she will likely reintroduce her energy efficiency bill during "the next couple weeks." The bill will include small changes and efficiency amendments that were previou… Read More

CloudSolar lets you claim a piece of a solar farm


  • GigaOm

Boston startup CloudSolar wants to crowdfund a solar farm, with individual backers buying single PV panels, or even just parts of panels. People who chip in to fund the farm will get their money paid … Read More