Jul 30 - Lenore Sobota The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. - Helping teachers and their students become smarter about the new "smart grid" technology is the goal of a program funded by a $450,000 grant to Illinois State University. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
Jul 30 - Keith Edwards Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine - The state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to investigate allegations by city of Augusta officials that Central Maine Power improperly used ratepayer resources to try to help its affiliate, Maine Natural Gas. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
TORONTO, Jul 30, 3014 -- Canada NewsWire - New contracts that could result in enough renewable energy to power approximately 15,000 homes will be offered to successful applicants under the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) 3 Program. more... Filed under: Canada
Jul 30 - Business Wire - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s (Associated or AECI) 'AA-' rating on its implied senior secured obligations. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
NEW YORK, Jul 30, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s (Associated or AECI) 'AA-' rating on its implied senior secured obligations. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
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Some in the electric power transmission business must wonder if it makes political sense to follow the administration's lead and at least pay lip service to their green initiatives (mainly more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Your future customers are smart. They have become more and more educated as retail industries have grown and adapted a more transparent type of business model. In fact, 56% of more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
A dramatic transformation is currently taking place in U.S. utilities. A significant segment of the gas and electric utilities workforce is soon to be eligible for retirement. The first wave more... Filed under: Human Resourcess
The summer is here and vacations are being planned. Whether it's a family trip to a local beach, visiting relatives out of state, or a trip to Disneyland, families everywhere more... Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Moving the electricity sector into a low-carbon future presents many challenges. As supply becomes increasingly intermittent, so the need for fast-responding, flexible demand and generation sources grows. Energy storage is more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Please join Black & Veatch as we review our Mid-Year 2014 Energy Market Outlook and Industry Trends in a free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will discuss our insights into the near and long-term energy market, providing an outlook for the power, emissions, natural gas and power fuel industries to identify industry trends and provide market insights. more...
Points for discussion: How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? What are other utilities doing?What are the industry best practices? How will the CIP evolve? Register for this free webcast led by Utility Experts. more...
Monday Aug 4, 2014
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Summer Conference & Expo San Francisco August 4-6, 2014 Evaluators and Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway The road to implementing and evaluating successful energy efficiency programs is seldom straight or smooth. Fortunately, you are not traveling alone. At this conference, you’ll hear from various experts who have “been there, done that,” and will share their experiences, results and, most importantly, lessons learned so you can map your plan for success. But equally as important, we’ll also focus on strategies to integrate evaluation and implementation into the process to achieve incrementally better outcomes. more...