Nov 21 - Business Wire - Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to acquire electricity from new renewable distributed generating facilities. more... Filed under: Solar
Nov 21 - Targeted News Service - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today accepted the second Performance Assessment of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), finding that NERC continues to satisfy the statutory and regulatory criteria for certification as the nation's Electric Reliability Organization (ERO). more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Nov 21 - Targeted News Service - Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced a bill (S. 2947) to remove barriers to creating a cleaner, more consumer-friendly electric grid. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Nov 21 - Los Angeles Times (CA) - The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project "would not be in the public interest." more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Nov 21 - Business Wire - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) yesterday approved the proposed merger of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Nov 22 - Blade (Toledo, OH) - Ohio's fledgling wind energy industry is balking at a largely ignored provision of a massive environmental bill overwhelmingly approved in the House this week, arguing it is designed to throw one more wrench into its turbines. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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Let's begin under the premise that you (end-user, utility, aggregator, etc.) want to acquire technology from different vendors, specify the communications interface between products and have all such products install more... Filed under: Information Technology
Ripping open a heating bill during the height of the holiday season is worse than unraveling a string of twinkle lights. Since when does it cost more to heat a more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
A little over a year ago, PSEG launched an employee electric car incentive program. As part of the program, the company set aside 13 spots at its Newark, New Jersey more... Filed under: Electric Vehicles
Seems to me nuclear power is essentially a 1950's vintage technology entering the twilight stage of life. However, 21st century advancements can solve the shortcomings of the earlier atomic age. more... Filed under: Nuclear
On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy moved in on the Jersey shore. Local and national crews rallied to restore power to over 2 million. Impressively, power companies managed to cut more... Filed under: Grid Operations
Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
- 1:00 PM Eastern -
Recently, Reliabilityweb.com and IBM conducted the largest and most inclusive asset management study ever, having surveyed 1,000 asset managers from around the world and cross-industries. In this video webcast, hear and watch our featured panel of EAM industry experts provide insights into this research on the state of asset management. more...
The utility analytics market has developed at a dizzying rate over the last few years. Now, as utilities become more adept at leveraging data for business improvement and predictive operations, new challenges are on the horizon. How will utilities be able to continue to leverage data to continue to improve both grid and customer operations with a landscape that is full of challenges...and opportunities? more...
Utilities are focused like never before on training to deal with disruptions - from increasingly violent weather events to threats of physical and cyber-terrorists and criminals. Two utilities have dealt with these issues in depth. more...
Thursday Dec 11, 2014
- 2:00 PM Eastern -
Fremont, CA - United States
Join this must-attend webinar and hear from Mark Weatherford, Principal, The Chertoff Group (former Under Secretary, DHS, and former CSO at NERC) as he discusses the challenges Utilities and other Energy companies are dealing with when it comes to integrating Physical Security programs with Cyber Security. Joining Mark, will be Jasvir Gill, Founder and CEO of AlertEnterprise, an expert in Security Convergence. Together they will examine how companies are dealing with complex threats and what they can do to keep themselves off the unwanted headlines. more...