Articles
Posted By: Elsa Cantu
On: May 25, 2016
By continuing to advance technology and lower costs, wind power, America’s fastest growing new source of electricity, will stay on pace to grow to supply 10 percent of U.S. electricity by 2020. That’s according to leading wind energy executives this morning during the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER 2016 Conference and Exhibition, as thousands of ... more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
Posted By: Randy Wheeless
On: May 23, 2016
Duke Energy and Duke University  announced a partnership that will lead to cleaner and more efficient power for the university and the surrounding community. Under a proposed 35-year agreement and subject to approval by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC), Duke Energy Carolinas proposes to own, build and operate a 21-megawatt ... more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Sebastien Dolige
On: May 20, 2016
According to a new EURELECTRIC report, Technological advancements, telecommunications and data analytics are revolutionising almost all economic sectors. Digitalisation is bringing changes to the way we live, produce, and consume. Synergies between traditionally different sectors are developing (e.g. health and energy). Processes are becoming more efficient and new services and ... more...
Filed under: Metering
Posted By: John Egan
On: May 18, 2016
When I talk to media relations representatives at utilities, I often hear how difficult their jobs have become. Newspapers have closed. Dailies have become twice-weeklies. The news hole is shrinking. Veteran reporters who used to cover the utility have taken a package. If those veterans are replaced (and their positions ... more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: Steve Kerekes
On: May 16, 2016
The nuclear energy industry voiced strong support today for a new Senate bill that would change some U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing processes and the agency’s fee recovery structure to remove unnecessary impediments to the long-term viability of nuclear power as a 21st century clean energy source. “Despite the contribution ... more...
Filed under: Nuclear
Posted By: Itsik Mantin
On: May 13, 2016
A water and electricity authority in the State of Michigan, Lansing’s Board of Water & Light, needed a week to recover from a ransomware attack that hit its enterprise systems.  The successful phishing attack on its corporate systems, which was first noticed on April 25, forced them to keep systems, including ... more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Joao Gomes
On: May 11, 2016
We need stories for different market segments, the Smart Grid Projects has as one of its main features the flexibility to meet the energy needs for all segments of the market and should always have something for everyone.The benefits of Smart Grid Projects are difficult to quantify, because the answer ... more...
Filed under: Demand Response
Posted By: Harry Valentine
On: May 9, 2016
Producing Potable Water from Geothermal Energy and Cooling Towers   The energy industry has long used cooling towers to condense exhaust steam into liquid water, for re-use in thermal power stations. Cooling towers form the basis of energy chimneys that create an updraft of air that passes through air turbines ... more...
Filed under: Future & Alternative Generation
Posted By: Ann Livingston
On: May 6, 2016
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) included many references to energy efficiency as a strategy to achieve Clean Power Plan (CPP) compliance and encouraged states and utilities to pursue this path.  Even though the Supreme Court of the United States has issued a "stay" on the CPP, some states are moving ... more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Miles Farmer
On: May 4, 2016
The Supreme Court's decision in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC, is good news for clean energy, as we briefly discussed recently. The Court's decision is very important because, in holding that Maryland exceeded its authority in adopting a program to spur the construction of a natural gas plant, the Court went to ... more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

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