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Sam Mintz‏ @samjmintz May 24
Worth noting that in PJM's capacity auction today, amount of coal capacity cleared actually INCREASED by about 500 MW compared to last year. That's while the amount of nuclear capacity decreased by more than 7,000 MW

The AES Corporation‏ @TheAESCorp May 24
sPower is a big deal. In fact, AES and AIMCo’s acquisition of sPower was recognized as the 2017 North America deal of the year by @PowerFinRisk. Congrats to all the AES, AIMCo and sPower people who made it possible! #greenerenergyfuture #powertweet

Sunrun Solar‏ @Sunrun May 24
THANK YOU Gov @PhilMurphyNJ for signing a historic renewable energy bill that allows citizens to benefit from affordable, accessible and reliable solar energy. Sunrunners were honored to be in attendance. Let's keep NJ shining! @votesolar @SolarAccess @SEIA @Sunrun @SunPower

Rocky Mountain Inst‏ @RockyMtnInst May 23
Our report looks at the relative economics of clean energy portfolios vs new gas across 4 case studies among the $100 B of currently-announced gas plants. For each, clean energy portfolios are cost-competitive w proposed gas plant, saving up to 60% costs. 

Zoë Schlanger‏ @zoeschlanger May 23
The US still is the biggest A/C user in the world, though China is on track to overtake the US soon. But 328 million Americans consume more energy for A/Cs than the *4.4 billion* people in all of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia (excluding China) *combined*

IOA_Energy‏ @IOA_Energy 14h14 hours ago
The #electricity and #naturalgas whole sale price in #Argentina has been increasing during the last two years even though the consumption has gone up #LJC2018

Acadia Center‏ @AcadiaCtr May 24
Huge news for offshore wind! MA & RI announced project selections totaling 1200 MW: 800 MW from Vineyard Wind for MA (50% of its 1600 MW by 2027 OSW requirement), and 400 MW from Deepwater Wind for RI (40% of its 1000 MW by 2020 clean energy req).

GE Energy Fin Svcs‏ @GEEnergyFinServ May 18
GE EFS is proud to provide #financing solutions for the @GE_Power Tucumán #thermalpower generation complex w/ @YPFoficial

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