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On January 31st, Maryland-based Clean Currents shut its doors for good.

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German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand (NYSE: DRC) for $7.6 billion.

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Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins gradual power down

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun a gradual reduction of the electricity that it generates that will end with the plant shutting down in December.

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ABB collaborates on smart grid distribution automation solution in Germany

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SCE unveils largest battery energy storage project in North America

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Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK

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Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed sea

Forum intends to drill two wells in first half of 2016. 

BHP Billiton and Pemex sign deepwater exchange agreement

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