Mar 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Judy Newman The Wisconsin State Journal - The Badger Coulee high-voltage transmission line will be built, and it will follow a route from a substation near Holmen, north of La Crosse, to the Madison area, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) decided in a unanimous, preliminary vote Thursday. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Mar 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Eddie Fitzgerald Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C. - New Bern and Eastern North Carolina are getting closer to stepping from under a huge debt that has stymied economic growth in the area for decades. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Business Wire - Mar 27 - The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) Board of Governors today approved a comprehensive transmission plan for 2015 that recommends fewer infrastructure projects with substantially less capital costs in comparison to previous years. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
CHICAGO (Business Wire) - Mar 27 - The Illinois Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee today passed SB 1879, known as “The Energy Plan for Illinois’ Future,” out of committee. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (The Associated Press) - Mar 27 - The Illinois Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee today passed Senate Bill 1585, legislation to establish a Low Carbon Portfolio Standard (LCPS) that would bolster Illinois’ clean energy leadership, support the state’s nuclear energy facilities and protect jobs, consumers and a reliable electricity supply. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Mar 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Albuquerque Journal, N.M. - The Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico is celebrating at least one victory at this year's legislative session: extension of the sustainable building tax credit. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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The buzzword in the solar industry these days is "storage." Because solar only produces power when the sun is shining, technologies need to be developed to store solar energy so more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state's overall compliance more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
In 1987, there were approximately 175 investor-owned utilities. Little or no consolidation had occurred since the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 broke up Samuel Insull's empire and effectively more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Modern day Transmission and Distribution utilities are rapidly moving towards a smarter world and have the requirement to manage and maintain millions of physical asset attributes and characteristics in order more... Filed under: Information Technology
While many people recognize the value of analytics to gain insight into data across an organization, analytics initiatives often compete against other utility projects for limited funds and resources. Moving these analytics initiatives to the top of the priority queue frequently involves more than a business case and corporate buy-in. more...
While the power sector waits for MATS to be resolved and for the final Clean Power Plan rule from EPA, companies in the power and fuel sectors must continue to develop plans and make investments. In this webinar, ICF will discuss its views of the gas, coal, power, and renewable markets through 2040 to support those types of decisions, all in the context of the regulatory and fundamental market factors that drive them. more...
Join your peers in the demand management industry for the Comverge Utility Conference (CUC) April 8-10 at the historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Investor-owned utilities, public power utilities, electric cooperative utilities, regulators, vendors, and consultants in attendance will hear from noted industry experts on hot topics in demand response, energy efficiency, and customer engagement. more...