ComEd Installs One Millionth Smart Meter

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 20, 2015 - ComEd announced today that it had installed its one millionth smart meter in its service territory. more...
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Where can we store San Onofre's nuclear waste? California asked to help out

April 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Fred Swegles The Orange County Register - Supporters and critics of the retired San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station are asking California's state government to step up and deliver something federal officials have failed to produce during the past four decades -- a safe, remote place to stash tons of radioactive waste. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

SunPower Breaks Ground on 86-megawatt Prieska Solar Power Plant in South Africa

Apr 20 - PR Newswire - SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced that it has begun construction on the 86-megawatt peak (MWp) Prieska solar power plant in South Africa's Northern Cape province. more...
Filed under: International

RES Announces Ohio Energy Storage Project

Apr 20 - PR Newswire - Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce its sixth utility-scale energy storage project, Willey Battery Storage, in Hamilton, Ohio. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Ecotricity offers anaerobic digestion of grass as answer to fracking

Apr 20 - Guardian Web - A plant that turns grass into gas could be Britain’s answer to fracking, according to its operators. more...

ACE, JCP&L and RECO Seeking Proposals for Solar Renewable Energy Projects

Apr 20 - PR Newswire - As part of the ongoing efforts to support solar energy in New Jersey, Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) and Rockland Electric Company (RECO) are seeking proposals for projects that will produce Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs). more...
Filed under: Solar
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Posted By: Kevin Herring
On: April 20, 2015
When one of my sons was in college, he wanted to be a student assistant to one of his professors. I asked him why he didn't look into it. He more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
Posted By: Ronald Willoughby
On: April 17, 2015
The term "Automation (A)" was introduced in the 1970s as a way to describe the use of advanced controls and communication technologies to improve power system performance and reduce operating more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
Posted By: Ryan Franks
On: April 16, 2015
The revision cycle for the National Electrical Code (or NEC for short) continues through its phases, similar to the changing seasons. While many readers may be familiar, a brief summary more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: Puneet Gupta
On: April 15, 2015
In the utility industry, customers expect - actually they demand - uninterrupted service and perfect product delivery. The threshold of tolerance for "mistakes" or slow response is low; the audience more...
Filed under: Information Technology
Posted By: Davis Swan
On: April 14, 2015
I was pretty certain that Texas would be encountering severe problems because of the fluctuations in their wind energy generation. more...
Filed under: Wind

ICForecast Long-Term Integrated Power and Fuels Outlook 2015-2040

Tuesday Apr 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

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...

How Much Is Manual Workforce Scheduling Really Costing You?

Thursday Apr 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Amidst an ever-growing skills gap, it's crucial to understand how people are scheduled and how work gets done. Across the Energy spectrum, including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Nuclear and Utilities, many of today's organizations remarkably still rely on manual employee scheduling processes. more...

Defining the Value of the Grid

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtrual Event

Our legacy grid has value and deserves continued investment. As we transition toward a more integrated grid that can accommodate new distributed energy sources, utility-scale renewables and energy storage, we need to keep the best of the old while embracing the new. This webinar will explore a number of issues facing utilities, regulators and public policy makers. more...

Evolving Beyond AMI to the Utility/Customer Nexus

Thursday Apr 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Enabled by two-way communications between the utility customer and the utility, smart grid technologies like Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) have fundamentally changed the energy landscape. And with a future sure to be characterized by a growth in distributed generation and new energy management technologies, the relationship between the utility and its customers is shifting radically, and old business models are being challenged. more...

Improving Strategic Planning in The Energy Industry

Wednesday May 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

To be successful, energy companies across the globe need to make sound long-term strategic decisions around future investments and projects. However, the ability to act and plan freely is limited by many factors including high capital costs and limited budgets. Other factors such as the global push towards greener energy and the regulatory environment add further complication to the planning process. more...

CS Week 2015 & Conference 39

Monday Apr 27, 2015 - Friday May 1, 2015 - Charlotte, NC - US

The premier utility customer service conference - presenting a wide range of current utility topics at levels from introductory to advanced. more...

National Electric Safety Code® (NESC®) Summit: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015 - Wednesday Apr 29, 2015 - Alexandria, Virginia - USA


Energy Central's SmartCities

Tuesday May 12, 2015 - Wednesday May 13, 2015 - Charlotte, NC

SmartCities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have been shown to increase smart cities project success; explore the current state of smart cities development through specific information sessions; take a deep dive into real world smart city project case studies with leaders of smart cities initiatives; learn how to add new revenue streams, save costs, and manage demand predictability through efficiency. more...

Utility Demand Response & Energy Efficiency

Wednesday May 13, 2015 - Thursday May 14, 2015 - Denver, CO - United States


Utility Integrated Resource Planning

Wednesday May 13, 2015 - Thursday May 14, 2015 - Denver, CO - United States


AESP Spring Conference

Tuesday May 19, 2015 - Thursday May 21, 2015 - Portland, OR


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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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 20-04-2015

By Dan Birkett - Today's energy price report has been published looking at the latest gas, power and oil prices and the different factors more...
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Explore New Global Satellite Communication Market In The Oil And Gas Industry Forecast Up to 2018

By swapnil devale - Global Satellite Communication Market in the Oil and Gas Industry 2014-2018 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles more...
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Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market Analysis, Trends, Size, Segments And Forecast Up To 2018

By swapnil devale - Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market 2014 - 2018 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry more...
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Briquetting Machines Manufacture an Eco-Friendly Fuel?—?Briquettes

By Karishma Nimavat - Briquetting Machines Manufacture an Eco-Friendly Fuel?—?Briquettes It’s a time to find as many as possible alternative of fossil fuel as more...
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China’s acrylic acid production capacity to keep expanding

By kevin wu - With the development of MTO (coal to olefins and methanol to olefins) and PDH (propane dehydrogenation) processes in recent years, more...

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