NextEra commits to customer savings in HEI deal

Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Sep 01, 2015 - NextEra Energy Inc., the company looking to buy Hawaiian Electric Industries for $4.3 billion, said it will bring down fixed costs on customer bills and help the state reach its goal of 100 percent renewable electric power in 30 years. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Why is Nest's smart thermostat getting bigger?

NewsEdge | Sep 01, 2015 - Nest's smart thermostat is getting more in your face: Google-owned Nest has announced the third iteration of its smart thermostat, which adds a larger and brighter display that can be set to turn on when it senses you're across the room, rather than three feet from its face. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

Protests greet FirstEnergy rate request hearings

COLUMBUS Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jim Provance The Blade, Toledo, Ohio - A small group of protesters on Monday marked the start of hearings on FirstEnergy's rate request designed to lock in a 15-year market for power generated by a pair of its subsidiary's plants even if they don't offer the best price for customers. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Kettleman solar project fires up electricity for Bay Area

Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tim Sheehan The Fresno Bee - From fallow fields of southwestern Kings County, the electricity generated by a new solar project is flowing northward to power the Silicon Valley city of Palo Alto. more...
Filed under: Solar

KP Energy to build power plant in Pacific island

Sep 01 - Investing.com - KP Energy (KPECO) is building a power plant on a Western Pacific island of Micronesia. more...
Filed under: International

Kent nuclear power station undergoes maintenence

Sep 01 - Investing.com - A reactor and generation turbine have been shut down for planned maintenance at Dungeness B nuclear power station. more...
Filed under: Nuclear
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Posted By: John Egan
On: September 2, 2015
Electric utilities across the country are getting PR black eyes on rooftop solar and net metering. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
Posted By: David L. Suter
On: September 1, 2015
A number of legal and industry publications have discussed the increase in patent litigation in the clean energy industry. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Posted By: Michael Schwartz
On: August 31, 2015
Everyone is talking about Big Data these days: how to capture it; how to manage it; how to store it; and how to use it. Businesses that deal in physical more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Stephen Heins
On: August 28, 2015
Now that the EPA has issued its final regulations for its Clean Power Plan (CPP), all of the interested parties, in and out of government, are spending hours and hours more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Posted By: John Cray
On: August 27, 2015
Summer is ending, and with Fall and Winter around the corner, one can't help but think back to the winter of 2014. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
 
 
 

Combined Heat and Power - Recent Actions Point to a Bright Future

Thursday Sep 10, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In this webinar, ICF experts will provide an assessment of recent combined heat and power (CHP) market trends and how federal and state actions may encourage CHP. The webinar will highlight current market trends along with drivers related to environmental regulations, integrated resource planning, new utility business models, and changing energy rate structures. more...

State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to better understand what keeps them awake at night. more...

ScottMadden's Fall 2015 Energy Industry Update - Strange Brew: Adapting to Changing Fundamentals

Friday Sep 25, 2015 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

During the webcast, based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden energy experts will address several topics from the Update: Community Solar, the Clean Power Plan Final Rule, and Grid Transformation. more...

Part 3 of 3 - Driving a Better Utility Customer Experience with Analytics as a Service: Increasing Program Success with Predictive Analytics

Tuesday Sep 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

A Free Intelligent Utility Webinar Series: Tuesday, July 28 - Making the Most of Multichannel | Tuesday, August 18 - Responding to the Voice of the Customer | Tuesday, September 29 - Increasing Program Success with Predictive Analytics more...

How to Implement a Successful Price-Based Demand Response Program for Residential Customers

Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Our industry has been talking about time-varying pricing for years, but to date it’s been brought to market mostly in the form of pilot deployments that reach a limited subset of customers. As a variety of catalysts converge, we’re poised today to see greater adoption of mass-market price-based demand response programs than ever before. more...

Mobile Utility Summit 2015

Tuesday Sep 22, 2015 - Wednesday Sep 23, 2015 - Dallas, Texas

Insightful utility professionals know mobile technologies have the power to create workforce efficiencies, major cost savings and increased customer satisfaction. Now in its second year, Mobile Utility Summit has established itself as the premier event to gain actionable insights into the mobile initiatives and solutions that are contributing to positive transformation at utilities across North America. more...

27th Annual IEHRA Conference

Wednesday Sep 23, 2015 - Friday Sep 25, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas

Join your HR peers, associates and friends in San Antonio this Fall for another outstanding IEHRA Conference. ACT NOW to take advantage of the Early Bird pricing - $950 if registered before August 1, 2015 More details about the conference; http://www.cvent.com/d/3rqzr0/1Q more...

 
 
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Global Wind Energy Market 2015 - Size, Growth, Share, Forecast 2022

By Allison Salvator - The Global Wind Energy market is estimated to be $142.7 billion in 2014 growing at a CAGR of 9.79% to more...
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Global Utilities Market 2015 - Size, Growth, Share, Forecast 2022

By Allison Salvator - The Global Utilities market is accounted to be $4,575 billion in 2014 with CAGR of 8.60% is poised to reach more...
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Global Power Electronics Market 2015 - Size, Growth, Share, Forecast 2022

By Allison Salvator - The Global Power Electronics market is accounted for $20.46 billion in 2014 with CAGR of 10.75% is likely to reach more...
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Global Hydropower Generation Market 2015 - Size, Growth, Share, Forecast 2022

By Allison Salvator - The Global Hydro Power Generation market is estimated to be $68 billion in 2014 with CAGR of 2.21% is expected more...

Thermal Conductivity Meter Market 2014 - Global Industry Size, Trends and Forecast by 2018

By Samuel Watts - Market Research Report on Global Thermal conductivity meter Industry 2014 was a professional and depth research report on Global Thermal more...
 

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