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Advisers to US president-elect Donald Trump are reported to be...
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Trump picks climate change denier to lead EPA
US president-elect Donald Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general and a close ally of the fossil fuel industry, to run the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Hawaii sets 100 per cent renewable target
Hawaii could become the first US state to set a 100 per cent renewable energy portfolio standard after its legislature passed a bill in May.
US capacity additions on downward trend
In the coming decades, additions to US electricity generation capacity are predicted by the USA's Energy Information Administration to be lower than in the recent past
Canada's Shepard Energy Centre commissioned
Enmax Corporation and Capital Power Corporation say that the Shepard Energy Centre - Alberta's largest natural gas-fuelled power generating facility - is fully operational.
US 'heading for energy independence'
High levels of energy production and falling energy demand will help the USA achieve energy independence by 2025, according to analysis by Wood Mackenzie.
Californian utilities directed to replace SONGS output
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has directed Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to procure between 1000 MW and 1500 MW of new...