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We Energies under scrutiny in case of fraudulent petition signatures

The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC), RENEW Wisconsin and The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) have filed a request with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) to open an investigation into a petition filed by the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) in an ongoing We Energies rate case. The same petition was filed in a Madison Gas & Electric (MGE) rate case.

CanWEA: wind energy no longer a marginal electricity source

Wind energy is poised to play an important role in Quebec's energy future and, in fact, can no longer be considered a marginal electricity source, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). Now more than ever, wind energy represents significant opportunity for Quebec -- specifically, eastern Quebec and Montreal -- and is in a good position to serve new markets.

First solar installation on NY landfill complete

Construction on a large-scale solar array built on 13 acres of a decommissioned landfill in West Nyack for the Town of Clarkstown is complete, marking the first solar installation of its kind built on a capped landfill in the State of New York.

Spanish Town Estate solar facility ready to power homes in USVI

NRG Energy recently celebrated the installation of the Spanish Town Estate Solar Project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, which stands ready to generate 4 MWac of emissions-free energy -- enough to power the homes of approximately 1,500 U.S. Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) customers.

ComEd rewards student innovation

ComEd has announced the winners in its Student Innovation Contest, which more than 60 student from colleges and universities across northern Illinois entered. The contest challenged students in the utility's service territory to envision products, services or software applications that leverage smart meter technology to help low-income customers better manage their electricity use and save money.

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