Westinghouse could provide reactors for Utah nuclear site

Aug 21 - David Conti The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Westinghouse Electric Co. has an inside track on providing two of its new reactors for a proposed nuclear power plant in Utah. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Default rates going down for PPL customers

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Sam Kennedy The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) - The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

E Source Announces Finalists for the 2014 Utility Ad Awards Contest

BOULDER, CO, August 22, 2014 (News Release) - E Source has selected 16 utilities as finalists in the 2014 Utility Ad Awards Contest. more...
Filed under: Announcements

ABB launches world's most powerful underground and subsea power transmission cable system

Zurich, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 (News Release) - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced a breakthrough in cable technology. more...
Filed under: Announcements

Wind project near Rolla gets OK

Aug 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nick Smith The Bismarck Tribune, N.D. - The last regulatory hurdle for a long-delayed wind project in Rolette County was cleared Wednesday, greenlighting a 150-megawatt project for construction. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

PSC approves MDU agreement

Aug 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nick Smith The Bismarck Tribune, N.D. - State regulators approved an agreement negotiated with a major utility company which prevents customers from seeing any rate increase for recovering costs associated with a project in Mandan. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 22, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was banned in New York state in 2008 to study its effects on the environment. Since then, there have been numerous debates on whether or not more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Alastair Turner
On: August 21, 2014
Much has been made of the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Europe's evolving energy mix. However, its progress has stalled in recent years with concerns around cost, more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
Posted By: Rick Barnett
On: August 20, 2014
On 6/25/13, the Obama administration released their "Climate Action Plan" (CAP). This re-confirmed the nation's 2020 goal from the 2009 Copenhagen Accord, to reduce carbon emissions to a level 17% more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
Posted By: Gary Brooks
On: August 19, 2014
For decades, multi-facility organizations have struggled with the frustrating task of collecting data from their disparate utility providers. With all the talk about big data, going green, sustainability and reducing more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: David Rizzo
On: August 18, 2014
Knowing about transformer construction provides the first line of defense. Rapid access to plug-and-play replacements can save hundreds of thousands of dollars per day. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
 
 
 

State of the Energy Industry: A Mid-Year Review

Friday Aug 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. This free webcast will be based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, a semi-annual publication featuring our view of recent significant events and emerging trends that is received by more than 10,000 industry leaders. This free webcast will be based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, a semi-annual publication featuring our view of recent significant events and emerging trends that is received by more than 10,000 industry leaders. more...

Mobility Computing Solutions - Transitioning to a Tablet Environment

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

While many field workers still utilize the clamshell form factor, the adoption of the tablet device within mobile workforces is a rising trend and is gaining considerable ground for a variety of reasons. Attracted to its lightweight form factor and the ability to provide a "work anywhere" solution many organizations are seeing value in a tool that lets them do more and carry less. At the same time, organizations are increasingly interested in replacing paper-based processes, increasing collaboration among employees, and are incorporating tablets into their computing infrastructure as a means of empowering employee mobility. more...

A State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Thursday Sep 4, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central's Sierra Energy Group surveyed 70 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to better understand what keeps them awake at night. more...

Valuing the Costs and Benefits of Solar

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) continues to grow in the United States. While solar PV is predominately installed in California, the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Colorado, Arizona and Hawaii, how to value its contribution and costs is being discussed in legislative and regulatory forums across the country. more...

2014 Mobile Utility Week

Monday Sep 15, 2014 - Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 - Phoenix, AZ

This is a must-attend event for utilities professionals who are responsible for creating and implementing their organization's mobile strategy. Walk away with the knowledge and resources required to implement effective mobile solutions within the areas of customer engagement mobility and field service mobility. more...

CounterIntel Conference and Training - Park City, Utah

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 - Thursday Sep 18, 2014 - Park City, UT - USA

Critical Intelligence will host our first CounterIntel Conference and Training in Park City, Utah, September 16-18, 2014. Join industry peers, industrial control system owners/operators and intelligence experts to discuss situational awareness and intelligence. Learn how leading organizations are incorporating intelligence into their risk management programs to protect critical infrastructure. 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...

 
 
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Catalyst Market growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2014 to 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

By Mark gvr - Global catalyst market is expected to reach USD 27.59 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View more...

Safety Facts and Side Effects About Sodium Benzoate

By Terry Zhai - Sodium Benzoate, CAS# 532-32-1, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as FREE FLOWING WHITE POWDER. Sodium Benzoate more...
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Dimming Fixtures

By Annie K - It has been established that light is important and essential for regular activities and for life to run smoothly. It more...
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Labour pledges to strip licenses from misbehaving energy firms

By Kevin Burke - Energy companies who breach the conditions of their licenses will be stripped of the right to supply gas and electricity more...

Concentrated Solar Power Market For Product Segment (Parabolic Trough, Tower, Fresnel And Dish Sterl

By Pramod Dige - This research study analyzes the market size of Concentrated Solar Power, in terms of volume (MW installed) and revenue (USD more...
 

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