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  1. ATC Transmission Improvements Double As Major Energy Efficiency Upgrades
    American Transmission Co.’s $1.7 billion investment in reliability and efficiency upgrades to the transmission grid over the past seven years also has contributed to energy savings and reduced carbon emissions.
  2. Puget Sound Energy Completes Purchase Of Sumas Power Plant
    Puget Sound Energy [utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD - News)] today announced that it has completed the purchase of a 125-megawatt (MW) power plant in northwest Washington to help the company meet its customers’ steadily growing electricity demands
  3. Second Utility In China Installs 3M ACCR To Boost Transmission Capacity; Chongqing Electric Re-Conductors To Ensure Power Supply For Olympics
    Chongqing Electric Power Corporation has become the second major utility in the People’s Republic of China to install the 3M Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (3M ACCR) to boost transmission capacity on a key line without the need to build larger transmission towers
  4. Solar Power Helps Protect PSE’s Natural Gas System
    Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) earlier this month added two new solar-powered systems to dozens installed since 1984 that help protect the utility’s underground natural gas system in Western Washington
  5. FPL Receives Approval To Build First Commercial-Scale Solar Power Facilities In Florida
    Florida Power & Light Company today received approval from the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to begin construction of three solar energy centers that will make Florida the second largest supplier of utility-generated solar power in the nation
  6. GE’s HardFiber System Dramatically Reduces Protection And Control Installation And Maintenance Costs By Up To 50% Through Eliminating Copper Wiring
    GE Digital Energy announces the Multilin HardFiber System which eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fiber optic cables
  7. Shaw Recognized For Safety Excellence At Power Plant Project
    The Shaw Group Inc. announced today that the Fossil Division of its Power Group has received the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) STAR designation from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) for excellence in occupational safety and health at the Cleco Rodemacher 3 power plant project