- May 24--A new Brookings Institution analysis indicates that net metering of solar power yields benefits for all ratepayers -- not just customers generating their own electricity through solar arrays. more... Filed under: Solar
- Veresen Inc. says it has lined up a buyer for its Glen Park hydroelectric plant in northern New York state. The Calgary-based company didn't identify the buyer in Monday's announcement but said it will get US$61 million plus working capital when the deal closes, which is expected in the third quarter of this year. The transaction requires approvals, including from the U.S. Federal ... more... Filed under: Hydro
- May 24--U.S. Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., is urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to reject a $100 million wind farm proposed to be built along 1,800 acres atop the Cumberland Plateau near Crossville, Tenn. In a letter to TVA, Black said she recently heard complaints from her constituents in the Fairfield Glade community complaining about the 23 wind turbines that Apex Clean Energy of ... more... Filed under: Wind
- May 24--Beleaguered coal miner Foresight Energy said Monday it has reached an agreement with the holders of $600 million of debt in an effort to restructure more than $1.25 billion it owes outside of bankruptcy court. more... Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
May 24, 2016 Atlanta, GA - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released its newest edition of The Energy Industry Update. more... Filed under: Announcements
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According to a new EURELECTRIC report, Technological advancements, telecommunications and data analytics are revolutionising almost all economic sectors. Digitalisation is bringing changes to the way we live, produce, and consume. more... Filed under: Metering
When I talk to media relations representatives at utilities, I often hear how difficult their jobs have become. Newspapers have closed. Dailies have become twice-weeklies. The news hole is shrinking. more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
The nuclear energy industry voiced strong support today for a new Senate bill that would change some U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing processes and the agency's fee recovery structure to more... Filed under: Nuclear
A water and electricity authority in the State of Michigan, Lansing's Board of Water & Light, needed a week to recover from a ransomware attack that hit its enterprise systems. more... Filed under: Risk & Operations
We are getting closer to the July deadline for NERC CIP v6. While we’ve come a long way, we have much further to go before we reach ICS cybersecurity standards that ensure industry reliability goals. After the December 2015 Ukrainian attack in which 225,000 people lost power due to a malicious attack, we should all be asking have we done enough to prevent a similarly successful attack on our own operations? more...
In this session Vasan Krishnaswamy, Vice President, Energy Insight, OMNETRIC Group, will share some of the do's and don'ts he sees as utilities start to develop their analytics strategies and get started on project implementation. more...