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NextEra 2Q Earnings Up Sharply as it Adds Solar-Power Capacity

By Rob Curran NextEra Energy posted second-quarter earnings more than double the year-earlier level as the electricity generator added solar-power capacity. The Juno beach, Fla., power producer said second-quarter net income rose to $2.8 billion, or $1.38 a share, from $1.38 billion, or 70 cents a share, a year earlier. …

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Offshore wind power has a big problem. Prepare to Pay More.

Crane ships and construction barges have joined the pleasure boats floating off the coast of vacation hot spots Montauk and Martha’s Vineyard this summer. The hard hats working on them aren’t there to catch some rays. They’re driving steel cylinders deep into the seabed to build America’s first large-scale offshore …

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