New micro grid generating plants completed for Backus and surrounding areas

Sep 22 - Claire Bessette The Day, New London, Conn. - On a picture perfect last morning of summer, about 30 city, Norwich Public Utilities and William W. more...
Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration

Power grid market monitor says PPL power plant spinoff would hurt competition

Sep 22 - Scott Kraus The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) - Speaking to an investor conference last week, PPL Corp. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Fifty foundations pledge to divest from fossil fuels

Sep 22 - Dana Hull San Jose Mercury News - Organizers of the growing movement to persuade investors to divest from fossil fuels will announce a major milestone Monday, when more than 50 foundations, institutions and wealthy individuals who control at least $50 billion in assets will pledge to begin pulling their investments from fossil fuels, particularly coal and oil. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Plant Vogtle workers compare reactor projects

Sep 22 - Meg Mirshak The Augusta Chronicle, Ga. - It's deja vu for a seasoned group of workers at Plant Vogtle. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Fitch: PJM Staff Proposal Positive for Baseload Generators

NEW YORK, Sep 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - A recently published PJM Interconnection LLC (PJM) staff proposal to carve out reliable generating capacity from other capacity resources is a positive for nuclear generators and certain coal and gas-fired generators, according to Fitch Ratings. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Duke Energy supplies additional details on solar projects as part of $500 million commitment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire - Duke Energy today announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North Carolina by the end of 2015. more...
Filed under: Solar
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia
On: September 23, 2014
The evolution of the utility industry has been pretty stagnant over the last hundred years or so. Power plants generate the electricity, it gets sent to your house through a more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Kevin Herring
On: September 22, 2014
Doubt can be a real show-stopper. When people doubt, they lack confidence, lose motivation, and often stop trying altogether. It shows up when managers give up on employees, employees doubt more...
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Posted By: Richard Ware
On: September 19, 2014
For those who have been watching the ongoing climate debate about global warming, the increasingly hot summer months are a poignant reminder of that phenomenon whenever the monthly power bill more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Julia Young
On: September 18, 2014
Before discussing the various socio-economic advantages of solar energy, it is imperative to understand the global economic structure. This will give a better understanding of the benefits. more...
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Posted By: Steve Driver
On: September 17, 2014
Geographic remoteness and poor connectivity mean many electricity generators encounter issues when attempting to keep remote sites or workers up-to-date with essential data. more...
Filed under: Information Technology
 
 
 

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Two

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear from the leading providers of analytics solutions and services. more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Three

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear from the leading providers of analytics solutions and services. more...

Preparing for NERC CIP 014: Understanding the Regulations and Interpreting Their Impact

Thursday Sep 25, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: • How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? • What are other utilities doing? • How do approaches to utility security differ now versus pre-CIP 014? • How will the CIP evolve? more...

How Utilities Can Mitigate Collections Risk

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

For any utility, managing collections risk effectively is vital to the business. At the center of this, is the customer who’s satisfaction level is impacted by bill payment requests, shut-offs and reconnects. How can utilities operate with less risk, adhere to regulatory mandates and meet customer satisfaction expectations? more...

Is Your Utility Part of Your Customer's "Digital Life?"

Thursday Oct 2, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Utilities play an important role in a customer's life and yet they have not made the leap to be part of their customer's "digital life" - with an average of only 15% receiving their utility bills electronically. more...

26th Annual Independent Energy Human Resources Association (IEHRA) Conference

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - San Diego, California - United States

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8th Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - Aspen, Colorado - USA

Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange (formerly Colorado Utility Efficiency Exchange) facilitates a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for developing and implementing customer programs related to energy/water efficiency, renewable energy, demand response and key account customer management. This event attracts about 100 utility and government staff as well as trade allies that provide products and services to support utility programs. The agenda focuses on best practices from regional utilities. This conference is not about how to influence policies or motivate utilities to take action, but rather how utilities that already recognize the need and value are developing and implementing customer programs. more...

2014 Utility Analytics Week

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 - Friday Oct 24, 2014 - Newport Beach, CA

Join us for our Third Annual Utility Analytics Week event where you will hear and learn about the hottest topics in analytics today. The analytics revolution is pushing utilities to respond to real time needs arising in the industry as well as addressing increasingly complex data feeds and information demands. more...

Smart Cities 2014

Monday Nov 3, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - San Diego, CA - United States

SmartCities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have been shown to increase smart cities project success; explore the current state of smart cities development through specific information sessions; take a deep dive into real world smart city project case studies with leaders of smart cities initiatives; learn how to add new revenue streams, save costs, and manage demand predictability through efficiency. more...

 
 
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24 MW solar project under construction in Honduras

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