Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Moore Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Customers who choose to shop for the source of their electricity in Pennsylvania are increasingly entering a vibrant market of competitors, according to an annual report that ranks states with deregulated energy markets. more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Tyson The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. - As a number of coal companies file for bankruptcy protection and more teeter on the edge of chapter 11, there was a bit of good news this week about an industry slugged by declining need and tougher environmental regulations. more... Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Scott Kraus The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) - Allentown-based Talen Energy has reached a $1.3 million settlement with state regulators over the natural resources damage caused by a August 2005 fly ash spill at its Martins Creek Steam Electric Station in Lower Mount Bethel Township. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Washington DC - Jul 29 - Congressional Documents & Publications - Earlier today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) introduced the Battery Storage Innovation Act, which amends Section 1703 of the Energy Policy Act to include battery storage technology for residential, industrial and transportation applications in the loan guarantee program for innovative technology. Clean energy technology and projects considered "high risk" often have trouble … more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Jul 29 - Energy Weekly News By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor - NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy has entered into an agreement to purchase the recently constructed 80-megawatt Beethoven wind qualifying facility (QF) project located near Tripp, South Dakota. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
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Competition changes everything, and while the energy sector remains highly regulated, things are evolving rapidly and utilities face new challenges that cannot be left unmet. more... Filed under: Communications & Security
The largest energy consumers in the world are big buildings. Think of the abundance of lighting fixtures, heating/cooling systems, water heating and refrigeration units demanded of these large buildings and more... Filed under: Energy Efficiency
In well-established industries, consumers can count on third-party organizations for the information they need about the true customer experience when it comes to a certain product or service. more... Filed under: Solar
The average utility faces $8 million of annual cyber risk from attacks that target end-user devices. As companies expand mobile workforces and bring-your-own-device policies, and as threats become increasingly sophisticated, this risk will only grow. more...
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