Solar compromise moves to Assembly floor

May 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kyle Roerink Las Vegas Sun - Gov. Brian Sandoval, the rooftop solar industry and NV Energy brokered a deal today to resolve conflict over the rooftop solar cap. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Foes of South Huntingdon gas-fired plant fight approval

May 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Joe Napsha Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. - Three opponents of a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in South Huntingdon have challenged the state's approval of permits for the project, claiming that wind-and-solar sources for generating electricity were not considered and that the plant's air and water pollution will have a negative effect on people's health. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

PPL case will test remote access

May 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tim Mekeel LNP, Lancaster, Pa. - Want to comment on a proposed rate increase but can't get to Harrisburg for the state Public Utility Commission hearing about it? more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance Outage

May 26 - PR Newswire - FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Unit 2 at Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Returns to Service

May 26 - PR Newswire - Unit 2 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating safe, reliable electricity for the power grid Monday (5/25) after completing its scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Duke Energy agrees to claims process for municipal water systems

May 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bruce Henderson The Charlotte Observer - Buried in Duke Energy's $102 million settlement of federal charges linked to coal ash this month is an unrelated provision that might cost Duke even more money. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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Posted By: Harry Valentine
On: May 27, 2015
The recent thaw in American - Cuban relations opens possibilities for co-operation in such areas as energy, initiatives that may spread to include several other Caribbean nations. more...
Filed under: International
Posted By: Stephen Heins
On: May 26, 2015
On April 8th, 2015, the Wall Street Journal headline read "Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban." more...
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Posted By: Jerry Jackson
On: May 22, 2015
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...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Sven Lindstrom
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...
Filed under: Solar
Posted By: Eileen Unger
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...
Filed under: Communications & Security

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


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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