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
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
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
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
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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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
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...