- AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of wind energy assets as the company seeks to add more renewable energy to its diverse resource mix. more... Filed under: Wind
- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a new 30-year operating license for Duke Energy's Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project, which will allow the company to continue operating the Jocassee Pumped Storage Hydro Station, Keowee Hydro Station and associated lakes. more... Filed under: Hydro
By Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The typical Chattanooga homeowner who heats his or her home with electricity will pay about $2 more a month for power next year under the fiscal 2017 budget adopted today by the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority. more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
- Fortis Inc. and ITC Holdings Corp. announced the final approval of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission of the Corporation's application to acquire ITC. The approval marks another milestone in the regulatory approval process with the transaction expecting to close by the end of the year. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Using analytics on your meter data can help detect and remedy non-technical loss (NTL). Some people associate non-technical loss with just theft, but that is only a part of NTL more... Filed under: Metering
This month, FERC released a new Common Metrics Report (AD14-15-000) that gives a glimpse inside regional transmission organizations and independent system operators. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
On July 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to (1) collect a wide range of "connected entity" data more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Distributed generation (DG) is on the verge of disrupting the power sector, bringing power generation, notably from renewable sources, and integration at or near the location of use, according to more... Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration
IT-OT-Physical Security Convergence for Critical Infrastructure Protection In spite of huge investments in security, attacks in critical sectors are on the rise. Most owners and operators of critical infrastructure assets deal with security in departmental silos which is not only inefficient, but creates gaps that fail to provide a holistic view of security. Learn how IT-OT-Physical Security Convergence is changing the game by eliminating the siloes between IT, Corporate Security and Operations, including control systems that drive large industrial operations. more...
The energy industry is experiencing unprecedented change. It is an exciting time as the industry reshapes and redefines itself. Changes affecting the markets and industry are wide-ranging. This presentation will look at the effects of these fundamental and structural changes and draw some conclusions on the likely impact they will have on our clients and the energy and natural gas industries. more...
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
- Wednesday Sep 28, 2016 -
Denver, Colorado - United States
Real-World Solutions, Practical Advice, Field-Tested Strategies Mobile technology is delivering big dividends to utilities, helping them capture new customers, boosting loyalty and connecting field service forces with back-office operations. Now in its third year, Energy Central’s Mobile Utility Summit has established itself as the premier event where utility executives can gain actionable insights into what’s next on the mobile front. more...
The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) or are considering dynamic pricing or time-of-use programs, this event is for you. Both marketing and technology professionals will gain from the experience of listening to industry best practices and candid stories around smart grid deployments. From education design to measuring behavior change, this event covers all aspects of smart grid customer education. For more information, visit www.smartgridcustomereducation.com. more...