Clean-energy patent suits on the rise

Peter Key | Aug 27, 2015 - The growth of clean-power generation has fueled a big increase in clean-energy patents - as well as a rising number of patent violation lawsuits. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Mobility in motion: ComEd talks apps

Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 27, 2015 - "Personally, I've almost stopped using my home computer," admitted Jane Park, director of business strategy and technology with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), an Exelon company. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

PSC approves FPL purchase of coal plant; plan is to shut it down

Aug 27 - Palm Beach Post (FL) - Florida Power & Light Co. customers will pay $520.5 million to purchase a Jacksonville coal-fired power plant that the company plans to shut down. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Geothermal Community Could Be a Game Changer

August 27, 2015 -- 3BL Media - YOU MAY HAVE HEARD OF solar leasing, a relatively new, effective way of introducing solar PV into the mainstream. more...
Filed under: Future & Alternative Generation

Slashing household solar subsides will kill off industry, government told

Aug 27 - Guardian Web - The government wants to slash by 87% subsidies for householders who install solar panels on their rooftops, in a move that renewable energy experts warn could kill off a promising industry. more...

Borough of Chambersburg keeps deal with new owner of methane plant, Energy Power Partners

Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jim Hook Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa. - Electricity produced in the power plant at the IESI Blue Ridge Landfill in Greene Township will continue to power Chambersburg homes. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
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Posted By: John Cray
On: August 27, 2015
Summer is ending, and with Fall and Winter around the corner, one can't help but think back to the winter of 2014. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Mia Papanicolaou
On: August 26, 2015
Florida municipal utility, the City of Tallahassee Utilities (CoT) customers are now enjoying the convenience of making payments directly from the body of emailed bill statements via Speedpay, a subsidiary more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Mark V. Burlingame, CPA
On: August 25, 2015
On August 10th, Hunt Consolidated, a group of junior creditors, investment firms and the Texas teachers' pension fund (Hunt) reached an agreement with Energy Future Holdings (EFH) in bankruptcy court more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
Posted By: Shashi Dhungel
On: August 24, 2015
Electric utilities are facing an unprecedented challenge in their business model. Thanks to changing technologies and government regulations, the electric utility business model is ripe for a paradigm shift. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
Posted By: Chuck Cordray
On: August 21, 2015
Many millennials aren't paying attention to their bills, according to a new survey. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
 
 
 

Leveraging Self-Service to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Reduce Costs: Lessons from the Utilities Sector

Thursday Aug 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your Office, Virtual Event

The Utility landscape for serving customers today is not the same as it was a decade ago - or even a few years ago. The digital revolution is here and customer behavior has drastically changed with 72% of customers now preferring digital self-service to resolve their support issues over picking up the phone or sending an email. But some organizations are still slow to adapt to customers' rising expectations. more...

Demand Side Analytics for Utilities: Strategic and Analytical Support for Decision Making at PG&E

Tuesday Sep 1, 2015 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your City

Utilities companies everywhere are bombarded with the idea of ‘Big Data,’ and must evaluate both old and new strategies to gain a competitive advantage. In an effort to do just this, PG&E created the Demand Side Analytics Team to provide strategic and analytics support for decision making within Customer Energy Solutions (CES) and other groups throughout the company. more...

Combined Heat and Power - Recent Actions Point to a Bright Future

Thursday Sep 10, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In this webinar, ICF experts will provide an assessment of recent combined heat and power (CHP) market trends and how federal and state actions may encourage CHP. The webinar will highlight current market trends along with drivers related to environmental regulations, integrated resource planning, new utility business models, and changing energy rate structures. more...

A State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to better understand what keeps them awake at night. more...

ScottMadden's Fall 2015 Energy Industry Update - Strange Brew: Adapting to Changing Fundamentals

Friday Sep 25, 2015 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

During the webcast, based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden energy experts will address several topics from the Update: Community Solar, the Clean Power Plan Final Rule, and Grid Transformation. more...

Mobile Utility Summit 2015

Tuesday Sep 22, 2015 - Wednesday Sep 23, 2015 - Dallas, Texas

Insightful utility professionals know mobile technologies have the power to create workforce efficiencies, major cost savings and increased customer satisfaction. Now in its second year, Mobile Utility Summit has established itself as the premier event to gain actionable insights into the mobile initiatives and solutions that are contributing to positive transformation at utilities across North America. more...

27th Annual IEHRA Conference

Wednesday Sep 23, 2015 - Friday Sep 25, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas

Join your HR peers, associates and friends in San Antonio this Fall for another outstanding IEHRA Conference. ACT NOW to take advantage of the Early Bird pricing - $950 if registered before August 1, 2015 More details about the conference; http://www.cvent.com/d/3rqzr0/1Q more...

 
 

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Research Announces: Solar PV In Thailand Market Shares, Strategies, And Forecasts, Worldwide To 2025

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