Xcel Energy executive says company focusing on cleaner energy

Oct 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brandi Jewett Grand Forks Herald - While some states and utility companies prepare to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency over recently released emission reduction requirements, a regional energy provider is looking to increase its renewable energy output. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

BRIDGE Energy Group Survey Finds Majority of Utilities Struggling to Meet New Cyber Security and Protection Mandates

Oct 08 - Global Data Point - BRIDGE Energy Group's 4th annual utility survey reveals utility companies current readiness state with regards to the NERC CIP v5 Compliance, April 2016 deadline. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security

Battery-stored electricity could reduce power use and save money, report says

Oct 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times - Utilities would save consumers money and help support the electric grid if the companies tapped unused power stored in existing home and business batteries, according to a report released Thursday by the Rocky Mountain Institute. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Smart thermostat program could cut energy bills

Oct 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Cynthia Dizikes Chicago Tribune - Looking to move energy savings beyond light bulbs, a coalition of utility executives, environmental groups and government agencies announced a new Chicago-area heating and cooling program Thursday that they said could lower some electricity and gas bills by more than $100 a year. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Solar workers rally at utility's doorstep

Oct 08 - San Diego Union-Tribune (CA) - There was poetry, voice-cracking testimonials, slogans of social justice and a soul-infused rendition of the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun." more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

ScottMadden Discusses Financial Trends in Rate Cases and Cost Recovery at AGA’s State Affairs Fall Committee Meeting

October 08, 2015 | Atlanta, GA - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, recently joined leading industry players on a panel at AGA’s State Affairs Fall Committee Meeting. more...
Filed under: Announcements
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On: October 9, 2015
My wife Janet and I played hooky one day earlier this summer: We closed the office and took in a weekday afternoon baseball game. more...
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Posted By: Michael Hinton
On: October 8, 2015
Power. We always want it, we waste too much of it and we're endlessly re-thinking where we get it from. But as in every other major industry, emerging technologies, shifting more...
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Posted By: Walter Scheib
On: October 7, 2015
Many energy efficiency programs across the US are beginning to move beyond small pilot programs to full scale implementation of energy efficiency measures. more...
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Posted By: Vincent Palmieri
On: October 6, 2015
With the end of summer, consumers need to start planning for what's coming ahead as shorter days and chillier temperatures creep up on us. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Grant Lanthorn, P.E.
On: October 5, 2015
Water induction events at both nuclear and fossil plants are a continuing problem for the power industry, with an estimated two dozen events every year. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Save Energy, Save Money: Energy Analytics Goes Mobile

Thursday Oct 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In its quest to continually maintain its high customer service, ensure customer retention and lead the market, Greenchoice Utility, the largest green and renewable sources energy provider in the Netherlands, partnered with ONZO Ltd., to develop a new mobile customer engagement project. more...

Avoiding the 'Frankenstein' Approach to Utility Mobile Workforce Management

Tuesday Oct 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The demands on the Utility workforce are continually expanding. So too are the demands on the software technology that supports these mission-critical processes. Many utilities deploy workforce management technology one point solution at a time as their needs grow. These disparate, one-off solutions can create a mountain of integration and system update headaches - that not only are a problem for the existing workforce applications, but also for the back-end operational systems they have to interface with. more...

Beyond the Smart Meter: Building a better data architecture to monetize your data and realize your benefits

Wednesday Oct 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Bit Stew Presents Webinar & Case Study featuring AusNet Services. As utilities roll out smart meter programs, they are quickly becoming overwhelmed with the massive volumes of data generated by the modern grid. more...

Strategizing the Role of Bring Your Own Device in Your Demand Management Program

Thursday Oct 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Demand response and energy efficiency programs that utilize a bring your own device (BYOD) approach to include energy devices already in consumers homes benefit utilities, consumers and connected device providers alike. Utilities can expand demand response capacity with lower marketing and installation costs, while also engaging with their customers about energy efficiency. Consumers benefit from comfort, convenience and energy savings with a device that they chose to purchase in addition to the financial incentives of utility program participation. Third-party connected device providers, meanwhile, have the opportunity to offer utilities marketing, services and access to their existing customer's devices for a fee. more...

Taking Control of your Data: Advantages of Cloud Based Security and Data Optimization

Thursday Oct 29, 2015 - 3:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Utilities recognize the need to securely manage data for optimal program effectiveness. Yet managing data internally can be risky and cost prohibitive. more...

15th Annual Outage Response & Restoration Management

Wednesday Oct 21, 2015 - Friday Oct 23, 2015 - Atlanta, GA


Utility Analytics Week 2015

Wednesday Oct 28, 2015 - Friday Oct 30, 2015 - New Orleans, Louisianna

As analytics progress in the utility industry, so do the needs for greater return on investment while gaining maximum strategic advantage and value. Utility Analytics Week will help you ignite your program and tackle the most challenging analytic hurdles. more...

Knowledge Executive Summit

Monday Nov 2, 2015 - Wednesday Nov 4, 2015 - Miami, Florida

Accelerating Knowledge Transfer Among Utility Leaders. Today's utility leaders have to contend with intense schedules and receive a host of invitations to meetings and trade events that do not deliver tangible benefits. Through Knowledge Executive Summit, utility leaders can participate in an exclusive event with targeted one-to-one meetings, precious networking time and stimulating, enlightening experience in addition to gaining exclusive insights from keynote speakers. more...

16th PLMA Fall Conference

Tuesday Nov 3, 2015 - Wednesday Nov 4, 2015 - Charlotte, NC - USA

Gain real-world insight from market practitioners, technology firms, and energy utilities active in the demand response marketplace. About 150 demand response industry professionals are expected to attend from energy utilities and government agencies as well as industry allies, including consultants, manufacturers, and service providers. more...


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All Energy: Hunt leaves door open for storage subsidies

By John Ryan - The mood at the All Energy trade show in Australia currently underway is cautiously optimistic, with the solar sector receiving more...
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Global solar investment shows flat growth in Q3 2015

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Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Market Segments 2020- Global Industry Analysis

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UK: First round of solar job losses announced as FIT cuts bite

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