Net metering benefits all ratepayers, not just solar users

- May 24--A new Brookings Institution analysis indicates that net metering of solar power yields benefits for all ratepayers -- not just customers generating their own electricity through solar arrays. more...
Filed under: Solar

Veresen to sell hydroelectric plant in New York state for US$61 million

- Veresen Inc. says it has lined up a buyer for its Glen Park hydroelectric plant in northern New York state. The Calgary-based company didn't identify the buyer in Monday's announcement but said it will get US$61 million plus working capital when the deal closes, which is expected in the third quarter of this year. The transaction requires approvals, including from the U.S. Federal ... more...
Filed under: Hydro

U.S. Rep. Black calls Cumberland Plateau wind farm unsightly, needless

- May 24--U.S. Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., is urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to reject a $100 million wind farm proposed to be built along 1,800 acres atop the Cumberland Plateau near Crossville, Tenn. In a letter to TVA, Black said she recently heard complaints from her constituents in the Fairfield Glade community complaining about the 23 wind turbines that Apex Clean Energy of ... more...
Filed under: Wind

Foresight reaches tentative deal with bondholders

- May 24--Beleaguered coal miner Foresight Energy said Monday it has reached an agreement with the holders of $600 million of debt in an effort to restructure more than $1.25 billion it owes outside of bankruptcy court. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Question proposed wind farm

- In 1867, when the naturalist John Muir first walked into the Cumberland Mountains, he wrote, "The scenery is far grander than any I ever before beheld. more...
Filed under: Wind

ScottMadden Energy Industry Update Highlights Electric Vehicles: On the Cusp of Change

May 24, 2016 Atlanta, GA - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released its newest edition of The Energy Industry Update. more...
Filed under: Announcements
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Posted By: Randy Wheeless
On: May 23, 2016
Duke Energy and Duke University announced a partnership that will lead to cleaner and more efficient power for the university and the surrounding community. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Sebastien Dolige
On: May 20, 2016
According to a new EURELECTRIC report, Technological advancements, telecommunications and data analytics are revolutionising almost all economic sectors. Digitalisation is bringing changes to the way we live, produce, and consume. more...
Filed under: Metering
Posted By: John Egan
On: May 18, 2016
When I talk to media relations representatives at utilities, I often hear how difficult their jobs have become. Newspapers have closed. Dailies have become twice-weeklies. The news hole is shrinking. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Steve Kerekes
On: May 16, 2016
The nuclear energy industry voiced strong support today for a new Senate bill that would change some U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing processes and the agency's fee recovery structure to more...
Filed under: Nuclear
Posted By: Itsik Mantin
On: May 13, 2016
A water and electricity authority in the State of Michigan, Lansing's Board of Water & Light, needed a week to recover from a ransomware attack that hit its enterprise systems. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations

A Cybersecurity Checkup for the Power Industry

Wednesday May 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

We are getting closer to the July deadline for NERC CIP v6. While we’ve come a long way, we have much further to go before we reach ICS cybersecurity standards that ensure industry reliability goals. After the December 2015 Ukrainian attack in which 225,000 people lost power due to a malicious attack, we should all be asking have we done enough to prevent a similarly successful attack on our own operations? more...

What are the practical steps utilities can take in order to secure valuable insights from their data?

Tuesday Jun 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In this session Vasan Krishnaswamy, Vice President, Energy Insight, OMNETRIC Group, will share some of the do's and don'ts he sees as utilities start to develop their analytics strategies and get started on project implementation. more...

2016 Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference (MSPSC)

Wednesday Jun 8, 2016 - Friday Jun 10, 2016 - Chicago, IL - USA

Join us at the fifth annual SEL Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference to rethink what’s possible and discover new opportunities for the next 100 years. more...


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