Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

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Puerto Rico utility sued for over $1B in alleged overcharges

Puerto Rico's heavily indebted power company was slapped Tuesday with a federal class-action lawsuit alleging the agency joined several international oil companies in overcharging customers in the U.S. territory by more than $1 billion.

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BP, Maersk to open offshore rig crew training center

BP and Maersk training announced they are working together to provide offshore rig crew training in Houston. BP awarded Maersk, which has doubled its training operations in the last three years, a five-year training contract earlier this year.

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Exelon: EPA carbon rule for existing plants can be applied successfully

The electric industry can achieve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s goal to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants on schedule and at a minimal cost to consumers without harming grid reliability or compromising the efficiency of existing energy markets, Exelon said.

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Apple, First Solar enter $848MM power purchase agreement

First Solar, Inc. announced that Apple has committed $848 million for renewable energy from First Solar's California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif. 

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Project will provide fuel for 5 GW of New England electric generation

Eversource Energy, National Grid, Spectra Energy, and Spectra Energy Partners have announced that National Grid is joining Access Northeast, the innovative energy solution for New England, as a co-developer.

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