Coalition wants coal-fired plant closed

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Steve Tarter Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. - Representatives of area environmental groups gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday to call attention once again to problems posed by the E.D. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

Electricity -Federal Government Plans New Sanctions for Bills Defaulters

Jul 24, 2014 -- Vanguard/All Africa Global Media - The Federal Government, vowed to mete out severe sanctions to perpetual defaulters in the payment of electricity bills. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tony Davis The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson - A deal that was in the works for months is now official: The last coal-fired unit at Tucson Electric Power's south-side power plant will run totally on natural gas by the end of 2017. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David O'Reilly The Philadelphia Inquirer - New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's worst air polluters. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Solar-powered cars roll into Wichita on leg of competition

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Shelby Reynolds The Wichita Eagle - Eight solar-powered vehicles traveled through Wichita on Wednesday in the American Solar Challenge, a 1,700-mile race involving colleges from the United States, Canada and Iran. more...
Filed under: Solar

Texas man makes creative coolers to fight the heat

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Edwin Delgado San Antonio Express-News - Almost everybody has a cooler. But do you have one that has a blender, an air conditioner, electronic device charger, LED lights or a USB port? more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
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Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach
On: July 25, 2014
The summer is here and vacations are being planned. Whether it's a family trip to a local beach, visiting relatives out of state, or a trip to Disneyland, families everywhere more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Pete Stupple
On: July 24, 2014
Moving the electricity sector into a low-carbon future presents many challenges. As supply becomes increasingly intermittent, so the need for fast-responding, flexible demand and generation sources grows. Energy storage is more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: Richard McCormack
On: July 23, 2014
The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
Posted By: Camilo Patrignani
On: July 22, 2014
It's very clear Latin America has one of the world's brightest solar power market outlooks. High power prices and volatile fuel supplies have made solar cheaper than fossil fuels in more...
Filed under: Solar
Posted By: Brad Smalldridge
On: July 21, 2014
It's a continuing priority for nuclear plant managers to make outages as efficient and cost-effective as possible. According to the NRC, over the past 15 years the average number of more...
Filed under: Nuclear

2014 Energy Market Perspective Webinar

Thursday Jul 31, 2014 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Please join Black & Veatch as we review our Mid-Year 2014 Energy Market Outlook and Industry Trends in a free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will discuss our insights into the near and long-term energy market, providing an outlook for the power, emissions, natural gas and power fuel industries to identify industry trends and provide market insights. more...

13th Annual Outage Management for Power Plants Conference

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 - Thursday Jul 31, 2014 - New Orleans, LA - United States


Gas and Electric Law and Policy: The Shifting Regulatory and Market Landscape

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 - Washington, DC, District of Columbia - USA

POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 At the request of several public officials and because the current date falls on the planned final week of Congressional session before the August recess, we have decided to postpone the conference until the Fall. We will make every effort to retain the excellent speakers and panelists and to focus on the same critical issues. A new date will be announced soon. more...

AESP Conference - Evaluators & Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway

Monday Aug 4, 2014 - Wednesday Aug 6, 2014 - San Francisco

Summer Conference & Expo San Francisco August 4-6, 2014 Evaluators and Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway The road to implementing and evaluating successful energy efficiency programs is seldom straight or smooth. Fortunately, you are not traveling alone. At this conference, you’ll hear from various experts who have “been there, done that,” and will share their experiences, results and, most importantly, lessons learned so you can map your plan for success. But equally as important, we’ll also focus on strategies to integrate evaluation and implementation into the process to achieve incrementally better outcomes. more...


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How to Get Your Mobile Hardware Purchase Right

By Adam Bluemner - There is a major correlation between achieving business success in the service industry and providing mobile capabilities to field technicians. more...
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America Gets Pummeled by the California Drought

By Sarah Battaglia - Californians have been experiencing extreme drought for years, and they’ve certainly been paying the price.  As months pass with no more...

Formaldehyde Market From 2014 to 2020 - Research Report Available online

By Haakon Johnson - The global formaldehyde market is expected to reach USD 21.03 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand more...

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