DULUTH, Minn., Apr 16, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Minnesota Power, an ALLETE Company (NYSE:ALE), this week applied to state and federal regulators for permits to build the 500-kilovolt Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba border to an electric substation on the Mesabi Iron Range. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
Vancouver, BC - April 17, 2014 (News Release) - Pulse Energy, the global leader in energy intelligence for utilities' commercial customers, announced today a multi-million dollar, three year contract with British Gas. more... Filed under: Announcements
FOLSOM, Calif. & LAS VEGAS, Apr 16, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - NV Energy filed a request today with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) seeking approval to participate in the California Independent System Operator Corporation's (ISO) energy imbalance market (EIM). more... Filed under: Grid Operations
Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Julie Wernau Chicago Tribune - Commonwealth Edison Co. is asking regulators to add $3 to the average electricity bill next year to help it fund its massive overhaul of the electricity grid. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 16, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - For the tenth consecutive year, Xcel Energy has been named the country's top wind energy provider, according to a newly released report from the American Wind Energy Association, the national trade association for wind energy. more... Filed under: Wind
Apr 16 - Ray Scherer St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. - The president of Clean Line Energy Partners said Tuesday a proposed electric transmission project will boost the area's power grid and economic development. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
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Being involved in the energy industry, we've received loads of questions regarding natural gas. It's a hot commodity right now so we understand that our readers want answers. Below you more... Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Matthew Cohen, Energy Management Practice Leader with Direct Recruiters, Inc. had the opportunity to interview Roderick Morris, SVP, Marketing and Operations at Opower, provider of cloud-based software to the Utility more... Filed under: Human Resourcess
The electrification of transportation is posing a challenge and opportunity for utilities across the country, with significant implications for planning, load forecasting, and demand response. As the number of plug-in more... Filed under: Electric Vehicles
Imagine, if you would, the following scenario which recently occurred. A man walked down a dark street in his neighborhood in a typical northeastern United States suburb, trying to avoid more... Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Efficiency isn't just for your customer, and it's not just about saving cash for your end-user. Putting efficiency to work within your field units can bring a real tech ROI into focus. One way to get clearer vision on that efficiency: the proper use of mobile devices. Last year, PricewaterhouseCoopers reported "game-changing benefits" for utilities that put mobility solutions into practice, with productivity improvements clocking in between twenty and thirty percent. How do you get those numbers and make for happier customers, too? Join us for this webinar where we reveal details on mobility options, planning for mobility programs and a case study on mobility in action. more...
Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...
The key to success for energy management programs, whether demand response or energy efficiency, is getting customers enrolled. This free webcast will feature Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) discussing the marketing tactics and tools that have contributed to the success of its residential demand response program. more...
The growing use of asset monitoring and management technologies is creating a new paradigm in asset management. This new model expands the use of existing data to arrive at a significantly deeper and more precise assessment of the utility operation's asset fleet. Yet compelling questions remain for the asset manager. more...