BELFORT, France (The Associated Press) - May 28 - After years of research and development supported by a billion dollar investment plan, GE (NYSE: GE) is celebrating today that the first 9HA, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine technology, has been manufactured at the company’s Belfort Gas Turbine Center of Excellence in France. more... Filed under: International
May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kevin Robinson-Avila Albuquerque Journal, N.M. - State regulators voted 4-1 on Wednesday to give Public Service Company of New Mexico more time to finalize an ownership restructuring agreement and coal supply contract before deciding on the utility's plan to shut down half of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue an operating license for a new nuclear power plant, pending staff approval of final startup tests. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
PHOENIX (The Associated Press) - May 28 - Arizona Public Service recently completed work on one of the largest transmission construction projects in the west – a 500-kilovolt (kV) power line that connects Phoenix to Yuma. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Luther Turmelle New Haven Register, Conn. - The Connecticut House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve passage of a bill that would ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential power customers. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bob Fowler The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. - While TVA purchased the needed land more than three years ago, it's just now seeking the public's input on its plan to expand its dry ash landfill at adjoining Bull Run Fossil Plant onto that property. more... Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
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Every IT professional knows that USB storage devices such as flash drives are notorious for carrying malware and exploiting USB autorun features to expose viruses to corporate enterprises. In fact, more... Filed under: Grid Operations
The recent thaw in American - Cuban relations opens possibilities for co-operation in such areas as energy, initiatives that may spread to include several other Caribbean nations. more... Filed under: International
Deloitte's reSources 2014 Survey found a growing number of firms recognizing energy management as essential in corporate growth strategies. This is not a surprising considering that US businesses, institutions and more... Filed under: Risk & Operations
Integrating demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) programs delivers significant benefits to both utilities and their customers. However, this approach also brings new considerations that must be managed effectively. more...
Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce resources to deliver the highest value is an elusive goal for most organizations. more...
Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or cyber attacks on control systems. While a sensitive subject, security issues, concerns and plans of counterattack must be shared within the power industry in order to gain a foothold, in order to start building an active line of industry defense. more...
Monday Jun 8, 2015
- Thursday Jun 11, 2015 -
The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first time to capture the massive potential of Middle Eastern investment, and to learn from a region that has successfully built its gas based economy into a booming global empire. more...
Thursday Jun 11, 2015 -
Chicago, Illinois - United States
The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) or are considering dynamic pricing or time-of-use programs, this event is for you. Both marketing and technology professionals will gain from the experience of listening to industry best practices and candid stories around smart grid deployment. more...