HECO drops solar freeze

Feb 28 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser (HI) - The Public Utilities Commission, asserting its power over Hawaiian Electric Co., got the utility to agree Friday to free up rooftop solar approvals. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

State asks FirstEnergy utilities for more detail on management fixes

Feb 27 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - Pennsylvania regulators have asked FirstEnergy to provide them with more details on how it intends to fix management flaws -- particularly in customer service -- that they discovered during an audit of the Akron-based energy giant. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Sandy victims must pay for taller utility poles

Feb 28 - Asbury Park Press (NJ) - It just doesn't seem fair. Bridgewater resident Kathy Gerndt elevated her small one-story summer cottage on Moonrise Lane in Toms River, which was wrecked by superstorm Sandy, eight feet to bring it into accordance with Federal Emergency Management Agency rules. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

OG&E faces big year before Oklahoma regulators

Feb 27 - Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) - Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. faces a big year before Oklahoma regulators, who will decide on how to charge customers for environmental compliance, the replacement of an aging generation plant and a new rate case. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

1QC Expands Benchmarking Offerings

March 1, 2015 (News Release) - First Quartile Consulting (1QC) kicks off benchmarking for 2015 with the addition of two new subject areas for our annual studies. more...
Filed under: Announcements

Vivint Solar To Build New Corporate Headquarters in Utah's Silicon Slopes

(The Associated Press) - Feb 27 -  Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading provider of residential solar systems in the United States today broke ground on the construction of a 163,000 square foot corporate headquarters in Lehi, Utah. more...
Filed under: Solar
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Posted By: Anuja Nakkana
On: March 2, 2015
The core service of a utility focuses primarily on delivering reliable and cost effective power, exceeding the expectations of customers, and external and internal stakeholders. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
Posted By: Dennis Wamsted
On: February 27, 2015
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the newly installed Senate majority leader, is fond of lambasting the Obama administration for its 'war on coal' and its impact on his Kentucky constituents. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Kevin Clark
On: February 26, 2015
In many shale plays, the composition of the "flowback" from fracking sites are a complex combination of water, extraction chemicals, soluble and insoluble gases, oil, as well as proppants (small more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Katrina McMurrian
On: February 25, 2015
The grid. It might not sound that exciting, but look beneath the surface and you'll find a dynamic system that is essential to our everyday lives and constantly developing and more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Joyce Tam
On: February 24, 2015
With so many advanced tools now available to fine-tune operations, utility organizations with a field service workforce have reached an unprecedented transformative stage. By leveraging technology trends such as the more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Leveraging Mesh Connected Grid Routers for Distribution Automation Optimization

Wednesday Mar 4, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

While the use of unlicensed mesh-radio technologies in the ISM band has become an increasingly more common way to establish a communications infrastructure to support Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) there are a number of aspects of these networks that warrant additional considerations and design requirements when they are used in Distribution Automation (DA) applications. As more and more IP-connected devices enter the energy industry, the focus will become centered on managing an Internet of Things (IoT) throughout the utility enterprise. more...

Segment-specific approaches to commercial energy efficiency: A better way to create happy customers and meet goals

Tuesday Mar 10, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Creating happy customers is challenging at any time, and programmatic approaches are often technology - rather than customer - centered. Designing customer-centric programs for specific segments can create enduring relationships that deliver substantial on-going savings over time, spanning a broad range of technologies and end-uses. more...

Uncovering Transmission Opportunities Created by the Clean Power Plan

Tuesday Mar 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

How can utilities, merchant transmission companies, and investors position themselves for substantial opportunities in the transmission area? In this webinar, ICF International experts leverage their unique insights into the Clean Power Plan to help utilities, merchants, and investors prepare and plan for the implications of the proposed rule on the reliability of the electric system. more...

Moving Ahead of Siloes: Integrated Solution for Governance, Risk and Compliance Functions

Wednesday Mar 18, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The Electric Utility sector is seeing an influx of challenges due to increased risks, growing regulatory obligations, compliance mandates, cyber security threats etc. As these challenges are predicted to only rise in the coming years, companies have to prepare themselves to transform their business models to gain a competitive advantage. The transformation would also mean embracing new technologies in addition to ensuring total compliance with cross-industry mandates. An integrated GRC solution can help organizations drive higher business benefits, identify & mitigate emerging risks, and contribute to effective governance. more...

Best Practices for Demand Management Program Design

Thursday Mar 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Executing a successful demand response, energy efficiency, or customer engagement program can be a complex endeavor. You need to make sure your program includes the right incentives to get the right number of participants and the right amount of load. more...

Energy Central's Utility Analytics Summit

Tuesday Mar 3, 2015 - Thursday Mar 5, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ

As analytics progress in the utility industry, so do the needs for greater return on investment while gaining maximum strategic advantage and value. The Utility Analytics Summit will help you ignite your program while helping you solve the most challenging analytic hurdles. If you're new to analytics, kicking off a new initiative, or exploring new ways to position analytics throughout your entire utility, there's no better place to get your bearings than The Utility Analytics Summit. You'll see what other utilities are doing, witness insightful presentations, participate in discussions with experts and network with your colleagues! more...

Comverge Utility Conference 2015

Wednesday Apr 8, 2015 - Friday Apr 10, 2015 - St. Petersburg, Florida

Join your peers in the demand management industry for the Comverge Utility Conference (CUC) April 8-10 at the historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Investor-owned utilities, public power utilities, electric cooperative utilities, regulators, vendors, and consultants in attendance will hear from noted industry experts on hot topics in demand response, energy efficiency, and customer engagement. more...

International SAP Conference for Utilities

Monday Apr 13, 2015 - Wednesday Apr 15, 2015 - Berlin Germany

The Digital Utility – Transform, Simplify, and Execute. more...

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By Sandip Ghate - From deep wells in the earth’s surface, companies extract hydrocarbons comprising predominantly of methane mixtures, which is then processed and more...
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Report on Solar Energy Market - Global Forecast and Industry Outlook, 2014 – 2020

By Sandip Ghate - Ever increasing demand for electricity coupled with government policies promoting the use of renewable source of energy can have the more...

D6201 Intelligent Digital Conference Controller

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Global Naphtha Market Estimated to Value USD 237,625.2 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research

By john 123 - The recent years have seen significant growth in the naphtha market due to rising demands from many end-user industries such more...

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