New TEP Transmission Line Will Strengthen Service, Help Meet Future Demand

TUCSON, Ariz. (The Associated Press) - May 21 - Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is building a new 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Pinal County to ensure continued service reliability for customers in southern Arizona. more...
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AEE: EPA Can Use Advanced Energy to Hold Down Costs for States That Do Not Submit Plans for Carbon Reduction

May 21 - PR Newswire - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's backstop plan for states that fail to craft their own strategies to comply with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan can make full and effective use of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other advanced energy technologies to lower the costs of reducing carbon emissions, according to Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national business association. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

Duke Energy, University of South Florida St. Petersburg unveil solar battery project

May 21 - PR Newswire - Duke Energy Florida and the University of South Florida St. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Former Duke Energy CEO calls out legislators for green-energy freeze

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bruce Henderson The Charlotte Observer - Former Duke Energy chief executive Jim Rogers called out North Carolina legislators Thursday for moving to freeze the state's green-energy standard with a tart "Shame on us." more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Compromise between NV Energy, solar in works as lawmakers vet bill

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kyle Roerink Las Vegas Sun - After months of intense lobbying between the solar industry and NV Energy, lawmakers debated how the state should raise a controversial solar cap and increase the cost of generating electricity with rooftop solar installations. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Thompson bill extends solar power tax credit

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Times-Herald, Vallejo, Calif. - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, this week introduced the New Energy for America Act which extends investment tax credits for energy efficient residential and commercial property through 2021. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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Deloitte's reSources 2014 Survey found a growing number of firms recognizing energy management as essential in corporate growth strategies. This is not a surprising considering that US businesses, institutions and more...
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On: May 21, 2015
Prices of solar cells and solar panels have fallen dramatically over the last few years. This (and state subsidies) has been good for the advancement of this amazing renewable energy more...
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On: May 20, 2015
When disasters strike, utilities depend on communications networks built to meet Critical Infrastructure (CI) reliability and capability requirements. However, in extreme cases communications infrastructure can be threatened. more...
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On: May 19, 2015
Some startling things have happened in the energy world these last few years that continue to shake up personal transportation. The steep downward trend of gasoline prices bumped up against more...
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Posted By: Dr. Dimitri Daskalakis
On: May 18, 2015
A crucial day of decision in the so-called "War on Demand Response" came on Monday April 27. The Supreme Court announced whether it will review the 2-1 decision of the more...
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Managing Customer Alerts and Preferences for Success

Wednesday May 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

It's widely accepted that proactive customer communications are key to increasing customer satisfaction and improving engagement, but ensuring alerts are accurate, timely, and in your customer's channel of choice requires a robust management system and cross-team coordination. more...

From worst to first: DTE Energy's customer satisfaction journey

Thursday May 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Customer satisfaction is the key to a utility's success. Achieving such satisfaction requires commitment and focus across every level of an organization. With company-wide processes and buy-in, and strong support from its customer care partner, handling thousands of outbound calls and delivering activity reports daily, the DTE Cares Program took its JD Power scores from worst to first. more...

Managing Complexity in the Integration of Demand Response and Energy Efficiency

Wednesday Jun 3, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Integrating demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) programs delivers significant benefits to both utilities and their customers. However, this approach also brings new considerations that must be managed effectively. more...

Using Criticality and Value to Reach Optimal Decisions in a Constrained World

Friday Jun 5, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce resources to deliver the highest value is an elusive goal for most organizations. more...

Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or cyber attacks on control systems. While a sensitive subject, security issues, concerns and plans of counterattack must be shared within the power industry in order to gain a foothold, in order to start building an active line of industry defense. more...

Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

Monday Jun 1, 2015 - Wednesday Jun 3, 2015 - Washington D.C., District of Columbia - United States

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Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first time to capture the massive potential of Middle Eastern investment, and to learn from a region that has successfully built its gas based economy into a booming global empire. more...

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois - United States

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) or are considering dynamic pricing or time-of-use programs, this event is for you. Both marketing and technology professionals will gain from the experience of listening to industry best practices and candid stories around smart grid deployment. more...

 
 
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