Carbon-capture technology works, but cost is still prohibitive

Sep 17 - Hal Bernton The Seattle Times - For 14 years, an electric-power plant in Massachusetts used a chemical solvent process to capture carbon dioxide released from the combustion of natural gas. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

Transmission line proposal sparks high-powered dispute

Sep 17 - Ryan Holeywell Houston Chronicle - A battle is brewing between three Houston-based Fortune 500 companies -- and Texas electricity customers could be stuck in the middle. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

L.A.'s DWP managers agree to undergo formal evaluations

Sep 17 - Emily Alpert Reyes Los Angeles Times - Hundreds of managers in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power are agreeing to formal, annual evaluations as part of a new pact with the utility -- a groundbreaking move for an agency long targeted for reform. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

BPA hiring scandal fallout continues: Agency facing more lawsuits alleging discrimination and retaliation

Sep 17 - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. - The legal fallout from Bonneville Power Administration's hiring scandal continues, even as federal power marketing agency says it has completed a remediation process designed to redress violations of federal hiring policies that became public last summer. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Nuclear Energy Industry Congratulates New NRC Commissioners

Sep 17 - Targeted News Service - The Nuclear Energy Institute's president and chief executive officer, Marvin Fertel, made the following remarks in reaction to the U.S. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

ACORE Releases Western Region update to Renewable Energy in the 50 States

Sep 17 - Global Data Point - This 50 State Report update highlights the following notable advances: renewable energy is now responsible for over 20% of electricity generation in six western states, and the region saw the addition of nearly 4 GW of new renewable energy capacity in 2013 alone. more...
Filed under: Wind
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Posted By: Steve Driver
On: September 17, 2014
Geographic remoteness and poor connectivity mean many electricity generators encounter issues when attempting to keep remote sites or workers up-to-date with essential data. more...
Filed under: Information Technology
Posted By: Sarah Battaglia
On: September 16, 2014
If you've participated in a demand response (DR) event before, you probably have a reduction strategy already in place. But what if you're forgetting something? What if there are more more...
Filed under: Demand Response
Posted By: Joyce Tam
On: September 15, 2014
The increased integration of machine to machine (M2M) technology is providing the field service industry with excellent opportunities to offer new services and increase revenue, while enhancing the overall quality more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Joe D’Orazio
On: September 12, 2014
Weather and nature are unstoppable forces but the results of their power are the same - the power is down and getting the lights turned back on is top priority. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: James Romlein Sr. PE
On: September 11, 2014
When I proposed that the City of Watertown join the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) to Mayor John David, he was probably thinking to himself "Romlein, just why the heck more...
Filed under: Metering
 
 
 

Revenue Assurance; a boring topic unless it's your revenue

Wednesday Sep 17, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Did you get a paycheck recently? Did you look over your paycheck to make sure you got paid for the work you provided? Would you be concerned if your paycheck was 10, 15, or 20% less than you expected? That's the situation the Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO) faced following the global economic slowdown of 2008-2012. more...

Data-to-Value Realized: AMI/OMS Integration

Thursday Sep 18, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The explosion of data in utilities has at times seemed to have created more problems that it has solved. One refrain from utility executives is often around the quest for more value creation from their investments in smart grid, smart meters and analytics. One area that shows great promise is in the new outage management paradigm enabled by the availability of AMI data that is emerging. more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session One

Monday Sep 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear from the leading providers of analytics solutions and services. more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Two

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear from the leading providers of analytics solutions and services. more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Three

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear from the leading providers of analytics solutions and services. more...

26th Annual Independent Energy Human Resources Association (IEHRA) Conference

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - San Diego, California - United States

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8th Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - Aspen, Colorado - USA

Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange (formerly Colorado Utility Efficiency Exchange) facilitates a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for developing and implementing customer programs related to energy/water efficiency, renewable energy, demand response and key account customer management. This event attracts about 100 utility and government staff as well as trade allies that provide products and services to support utility programs. The agenda focuses on best practices from regional utilities. This conference is not about how to influence policies or motivate utilities to take action, but rather how utilities that already recognize the need and value are developing and implementing customer programs. more...

2014 Utility Analytics Week

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 - Friday Oct 24, 2014 - Newport Beach, CA

Join us for our Third Annual Utility Analytics Week event where you will hear and learn about the hottest topics in analytics today. The analytics revolution is pushing utilities to respond to real time needs arising in the industry as well as addressing increasingly complex data feeds and information demands. more...

 
 
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Benefits of Solar Power

By Jehan Vithana - The solar industry is growing so fast than ever before. According to solar professional’s statistics, that a new solar project more...

Submersible Pump Market worth $18,914 Million by 2019 - Global Trends and Forecasts (2014-2019)

By sachin salunkhe - The report “Submersible Pump Marketby Industry (Chemical, Construction, Energy and Power, Water and Sewage, and Others), by Application (Industrial, Agriculture, more...

Completion Equipment and Services Market Projected $17.9 Billion by 2019 - Global Trends & Forecast

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Completion Equipment Market by Type (Packers, Sand Control Tools, Multi-Stage Fracturing Tools, Liner Hangers, Smart Wells, Safety Valves, more...

Offshore Support Vessel Market worth $ 91,228.8 Million By 2018 - Global Trends & Forecasts

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Offshore Support Vessel Market By Type (Anchor Handling, Towing & Supply Vessel, Platform Supply Vessels, Multi-Purpose Service Vessel, more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 17-09-2014

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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