With Obama's Climate Rules in Limbo, Some States Face Tough Decisions

Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - J.B. Wogan Governing - In a surprise move, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked new rules meant to cut carbon emissions while the legal battle over them ensues. more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management

PUC signals it will stand firm against solar industry on rates

Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Rothberg Las Vegas Sun - The state's utility commission suggested it would be unlikely for the three-member body to let more than 17,000 existing solar customers keep their more favorable rates. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Northwest power plan approved

Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Sam Wilson Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Mont. - The Northwest Power and Conservation Council on Wednesday approved a new power plan for four Northwest states, focusing on improved energy efficiency to meet projected increases in demand. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

America launches quest for gigantic, bendy blade to power a 50-MW wind turbine

Feb 11 - Pan African News Agency - A team of researchers in the US has begun rethinking the design of wind turbine blades more...
Filed under: Wind

Low-cost energy storage for power grid can be found in your basement, study says

Feb 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - The least-expensive battery to store energy from the electric power grid may be sitting in homeowners' basements -- the electric water heater. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Aclara Meters Selected by Consolidated Edison, Inc. to Provide Electric Smart Meters for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

ST. LOUIS, February 11, 2016 - Project Will Enhance Utility Operations and Improve Customer Experience; Contract Win Follows Acquisition of GE Meters Business by Aclara in December 2015 more...
Filed under: Announcements
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Posted By: Rasika Athawale
On: February 12, 2016
A combination of factors including a deep and long recession since 2008 led to a flattening of electricity demand, and a dramatic reduction in wholesale natural gas prices with corresponding more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Stephen Heins
On: February 11, 2016
I believe that global energy efficiency is the bridge between economic development and the environment. more...
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Posted By: Ronald Willoughby
On: February 10, 2016
Have you ever found yourself avoiding projects at home or at work because of the size of the task at hand? more...
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Posted By: Roy Palk
On: February 9, 2016
The trend toward an idealistic, even starry-eyed, fixation on renewable energy is a source of annoyance and threat for many utility executives. more...
Filed under: Solar
 
 
 

How Analytics Can Drive Superior Customer Engagement and Improved Performance for Integrated Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs

Wednesday Feb 24, 2016 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

As utilities increasingly embrace Wi-Fi connected thermostats to implement integrated demand response and energy programs, it is important to sustainably engage customers. more...

TCPA: What Utilities Need to Know About the FCC Rulings

Wednesday Feb 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Webinar - ON24 Platform, VA - United States

It just got more expensive to dial the wrong number. In 2015, the FCC released a package of declaratory rulings under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) that changed the landscape for utility companies. The rulings provided clarity on how the FCC interprets the TCPA and closed loopholes. In this February 24th webinar, a panel of TCPA experts will review the changes in the TCPA and discuss how it applies to auto-dialers, calls, and informational text messages that utility companies send to their customers. Register for the webinar to learn how to: - Ensure your consumer consent processes follow TCPA guidelines - Correctly identify landline and mobile numbers before calling them - Identify reassigned phone numbers and verify contact information more...

 
 
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Analysis on Brazil Power Energy Market 2016 Capacity, Size, Share, Trends,Growth, Forecast till 2025

By Rose Harvey - Brazil Power Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape   Summary   This report more...
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Research on Geothermal Power Energy in Turkey Market 2016 Shares, Generations, Size, Forecast 2025

By Rose Harvey - Geothermal Power in Turkey, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, more...
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Solar PV Energy in Germany Market 2016 Industry Research & Review, Forecast upto 2025

By Rose Harvey - Solar PV in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, more...
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Forecast on Biopower Energy in Sweden Market 2016 Trends, Shares, Demand, Analysis upto 2025

By Karolyn Andrews - Biopower in Sweden, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations more...
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Hydropower Energy in Austria Market 2016 Industry Analysis & Forecast upto 2025

By Karolyn Andrews - Hydropower in Austria, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations more...
 

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