(The Associated Press) - Jan 29 - FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) generation fleet operated safely and reliably in 2014, producing more than 97 million megawatt hours of electricity at its three >nuclear power plants, nine coal-fired generating stations, and nine natural gas, oil and hydro facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey and Virginia. more... Filed under: Nuclear
Jan 29 - Forexpros - Germany is to open a first auction of land for solar power installations from next month as it seeks to bring renewable energy into the wholesale power market, away from a costly era of subsidies. more... Filed under: International
(The Associated Press) - Jan 28 - Today, Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received an order from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approving the company's request to upgrade existing emissions control equipment on its coal-fired electric generation units in southwestern Indiana. more... Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
Jan 29 - Globes (Tel Aviv) - While Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) accumulates huge debts and never-ending arguments are taking pace concerning the Leviathan natural gas reservoir, the local energy market is also managing to generate positive headlines. more... Filed under: International
Jan 29 - Keene Sentinel (NH) - Weeks after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station shut down for good, officials on both sides of the Connecticut River want to address the social and economic impact of losing the facility. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
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THE DECADES LONG SEARCH for low cost grid scale energy banking has reached a new level of urgency with the burgeoning use of renewable energy from wind and solar energy more... Filed under: Energy Storage
As temperatures rise in the searing heat of July and August afternoons, above 90-95° F, ACs work harder and harder using more energy per unit of cooling provided because their more... Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Live in a rural area? Enjoy the serene and pristine beauty around you? Clearly, anyone would. Do you start sweating each time that low rumble begins and your house starts more... Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
With 3.9 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics installed across America through September and over 16GW cumulative capacity, the industry enters 2015 with incredible momentum. more... Filed under: Solar
Electricity power outages result from weather conditions, intentional or accidental damage to distribution lines and poles, and transmission line and generator impairments. Managing an electrical power outage correctly is critical more... Filed under: Grid Operations
Today's utility must address complex demand management challenges brought on by increasing amounts of variable electricity supply and more environmental mandates. Driving customer engagement and satisfaction is also a growing focus for many utilities. more...
With a new generation of energy efficiency programs on the horizon, it is important to look beyond existing models to unlock the full potential of your customers. Discover how CLEAResult’s nationally recognized Energy Advisor approach to demand-side management generates deeper customer adoption rates well beyond the assessment. more...
While the use of unlicensed mesh-radio technologies in the ISM band has become an increasingly more common way to establish a communications infrastructure to support Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) there are a number of aspects of these networks that warrant additional considerations and design requirements when they are used in Distribution Automation (DA) applications. As more and more IP-connected devices enter the energy industry, the focus will become centered on managing an Internet of Things (IoT) throughout the utility enterprise. more...
Monday Feb 9, 2015
- Thursday Feb 12, 2015 -
Shining a Light on Energy Efficiency for 25 Years Join AESP in an extra special national conference where we celebrate the past, present and future of energy efficiency. We’ve crammed the agenda with over 60 thought-provoking sessions featuring over 100 top industry experts (that’s the learning part), then added on special activities (the fun part) designed to make this the most memorable conference you’ll attend this year. more...
Tuesday Mar 3, 2015
- Thursday Mar 5, 2015 -
As analytics progress in the utility industry, so do the needs for greater return on investment while gaining maximum strategic advantage and value. The Utility Analytics Summit will help you ignite your program while helping you solve the most challenging analytic hurdles. If you're new to analytics, kicking off a new initiative, or exploring new ways to position analytics throughout your entire utility, there's no better place to get your bearings than The Utility Analytics Summit. You'll see what other utilities are doing, witness insightful presentations, participate in discussions with experts and network with your colleagues! more...