Jul 31, 2015 Justin Gundlach - If FERC is allowed to set the price paid to providers of negawatts via wholesale markets, then FERC will have opened a sluice of opportunities for consumers and businesses that want to save -- or even profit -- from more sophisticated and efficient electricity consumption. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Jul 31, 2015 Josh Bode - Are DERs increasing the cost of distribution grids? Are these resources delivering grid value without corresponding payments? Are they being cross-subsidized by other ratepayers? Will DERs be allowed to compete side-by-side with large-scale generators and traditional distribution grid equipment? more... Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration
BOSTON, July 31, 2015 -- 3BL Media - In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change, 365 companies and investors sent letters today to more than two-dozen governors across the United States voicing their support for the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Jul 31 - Business Mirror (Philippines) - SAN Miguel Energy Corp. and Clark Electric Distribution Corp. are asking the regulators to approve changes in their power supply agreement and, at the same time, to issue a provisional authority so they can implement it prior to the scheduled shutdown of the Sual power plant. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
July 31, 2015 | Atlanta, GA - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, is proud to join industry leaders as a presenter at the American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) annual Utility Working Conference (UWC) and Vendor Technology Expo. more... Filed under: Announcements
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The tree care industry is quickly approaching the 50th anniversary of one of its foundational moments. It was a moment that caused us to look inward, and to move forward more... Filed under: Risk & Operations
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
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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