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Power back in Philippine province with $93M bill

Electricity was restored Wednesday to most of a Philippine province that was entirely cut off for more than 24 hours when the national power grid operator stopped its supply due to $93 million in unpaid bills, officials said. Full story

More honesty needed about Britain's rising energy bills: Kemp

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's gas and electricity suppliers should itemize customer bills to show how much of the total is related to the fuel costs, transmission charges, company margins and the government's own energy policies. Full story

Cold French winter shores up EDFs' H1 profit

France's state controlled nuclear power giant EDF says its net profit rose 3.5 percent in the first half as a result of a cold winter and high electricity prices. Full story

Conn. taps sites for stormproof generating sites

Connecticut announced on Wednesday the first nine sites for the installation of small power stations that will keep electricity running during and immediately after major storms. Full story

Conn. taps sites for storm-proof generating sites

The submarine base in Groton, the University of Hartford, Wesleyan University and police and fire stations around Connecticut are among nine sites in the state where microgrids will be installed to keep the power on during and immediately after major storms. Full story

Lights back on in Ludlow, Easthampton

Two power outages had hundreds of Western Massachusetts Electric Company customers in Ludlow in Easthampton without electricity on Tuesday morning. Full story

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PNM plans to add more solar, wind to portfolio

Energy Northwest tests wind power storage system

Column: Are consumers ready to be empowered by smart power meters?

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  Novels asks: If US electrical grid system was attacked, what would happen?

Fmr. Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., joins Morning Joe to discuss the novel "Gridlock," which he co-authored with David Hagberg.

  Billy Burke: ‘Revolution’ is ‘flipped upside down’

One of the stars of NBC’s drama “Revolution” talks about the hit show, saying everything is changing this season and revealing that one character is going to “kick it” on tonight’s episode.

  Hand sanitizer suspected in hospital fire

Investigators believe hand sanitizer and static electricity may have sparked fire that burned an 11-year-old Oregon girl in her bed. KGW's Mike Benner reports.

  Sandy victims battle bitter cold

More than 400 residences in Staten Island still don’t have electricity because their homes are too damaged, and many are taking refuge in warming tents. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Electricity for the world

Bob Freling, executive director of the Solar Electric Light Fund, discusses how his organization is working to bring electricity to regions in "energy poverty" around the world.

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