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Vogtle project moves forward; CenterPoint seeks approval for 345-kV line

Vogtle owners decide to keep building new reactors

Owners of the Vogtle nuclear plant have reached an agreement to keep building two new reactors at the Georgia facility, a significant choice made after days of talks that represents a major victory for Southern Co. and the U.S. nuclear industry.

CenterPoint seeks approval for 345-kV line to support industrial growth in Texas

Anticipating continued growth in demand from industrial customers in the Freeport, Texas, area, CenterPoint Energy Inc. subsidiary CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric LLC applied to Texas regulators for permission to build about a half-billion dollars in new electric transmission capacity.

Texas regulators approve route for Oncor's $223.5M transmission line

Texas regulators have greenlit the route for Oncor Electric Delivery Co. LLC's $223.5 million two-circuit transmission line, aimed at alleviating congestion in west Texas and supporting the oil and gas boom there.

SDG&E energizes new 14-mile transmission line in San Diego

Sempra Energy unit San Diego Gas & Electric Co. energized a new 14-mile 230-kV transmission line between two substations in north-central San Diego.

ISO New England moves to cancel agreement with planned Invenergy gas-fired plant

Citing project delays, New England's grid overseer has moved to terminate its capacity supply obligation with Invenergy LLC's proposed gas-fired Clear River Energy Center (Burrillville Power Plant) in Rhode Island.

NextEra halts construction of Okla. wind project to avoid litigation

NextEra Energy Inc. subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources LLC agreed to halt construction of a wind farm along the U.S. Air Force's training route in the town of Hinton, Okla., after reaching a deal with the Oklahoma Strategic Military Planning Commission.

New Mexico approves plans for 2,200 MW of wind capacity

New Mexico utility regulators agreed to issue a permit for construction for Pattern Energy Group Inc.'s ambitious plan to install 2,200 MW of wind energy capacity across more than 300,000 acres in the east-central part of the state.

Xcel Energy wraps construction of 600-MW Colo. wind farm

Xcel Energy Inc. has wrapped up construction work on the 600-MW Rush Creek Wind Farm and a related 80-mile transmission line, according to a company news release.

New York Power Authority to develop 20-MW battery storage project

The New York Power Authority unveiled plans to develop a 20-MW energy storage demonstration project in northern New York.

Key Capture Energy, NEC Energy to build 20-MW battery storage in New York

Key Capture Energy is partnering with NEC Energy Solutions Inc. to build a 20-MW lithium-ion battery storage project in Saratoga County, N.Y.

Duke Energy plans to add nearly 300 MW of battery storage in Carolinas

Duke Energy Corp. plans to invest $500 million to add nearly 300 MW of battery storage to its portfolio in the Carolinas over the next 15 years.

McDermott International to start work at Entergy Texas' 993-MW gas plant

Entergy Texas Inc. has notified contractor McDermott International Inc. that it can proceed with the construction of the 993-MW Montgomery County Power Station in Willis, Texas.