Posted By: Sarah Battaglia
On: April 16, 2014
Being involved in the energy industry, we've received loads of questions regarding natural gas.  It's a hot commodity right now so we understand that our readers want answers.  Below you will find ten questions that have been boggling our readers' minds lately. Which countries are the largest producers of natural ... more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Matthew Cohen
On: April 15, 2014
Matthew Cohen, Energy Management Practice Leader with Direct Recruiters, Inc. had the opportunity to interview Roderick Morris, SVP, Marketing and Operations at Opower, provider of cloud-based software to the Utility Industry. They touch upon "Influencers", the looming leadership shortage in the energy industry and the role of a hiring manager ... more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
Posted By: Joao Gomes
On: April 14, 2014
Today 70% of the Brazilian Electric Power comes from Hydroelectric Plants - Renewable Energy - this relation was worse in the past. I do not know if today we can still consider the energy generated by water is Renewable Energy, because it is in constant decline. As Renewable Energy are ... more...
Filed under: International
Posted By: Justine Sears , Karen Glitman
On: April 11, 2014
The electrification of transportation is posing a challenge and opportunity for utilities across the country, with significant implications for planning, load forecasting, and demand response. As the number of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) in use continues to grow, the grid implications of these vehicles is an important planning consideration for ... more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
Posted By: Gerry DeNotto
On: April 10, 2014
Imagine, if you would, the following scenario which recently occurred. A man walked down a dark street in his neighborhood in a typical northeastern United States suburb, trying to avoid fallen branches brought down by a Sandy - like super storm and other debris that forced him to keep his ... more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Ian Hedding
On: April 9, 2014
As they search to improve various areas and aspects within their organization's businesses, many executives in the energy industry in recent years have put their companies through the paces of some kind of performance improvement initiative. Whether their efforts focus on operational excellence or capital efficiency improvement, many of these ... more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
Posted By: Sarah Battaglia
On: April 8, 2014
You've seen it all over websites, you've heard it on the news, and you've even read it in some magazines.  Lowering your thermostat will save you money.  Everybody knows that.  But what if we told you there are more benefits than just a smaller utility bill? (Not that there's anything ... more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Shlomi Palas
On: April 7, 2014
In his State of the Union address earlier this year, President Obama pointed to his administration's 'all-of-the-above' energy policy as key to reducing US reliance on foreign oil while simultaneously cutting the country's carbon emissions. "Climate change is a fact," Obama said, addressing the lawmakers he has largely sidestepped in ... more...
Filed under: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management
Posted By: Steve Owens
On: April 4, 2014
Especially during a power outage, utility customers want to know everything and know it immediately. "Why haven't I seen a truck?" "When will my power be back on?" "Should I try to move this downed wire that's blocking my street?" "What's taking so long?!" Social media, 24-hour news, two or ... more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Evelyn Butler
On: April 3, 2014
The conversation surrounding how solar energy can benefit the environment has been a transformational one over the last 10 years. One of the focal points of that discussion centers on solar energy reliability and cost efficiency to promote widespread adoption. The methods poised for achieving this goal include conducting more ... more...
Filed under: Solar

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