Apr 27 - Business Wire - AES Energy Storage today unveiled a portion of its deployment roadmap for AES AdvancionTM Energy Storage Solutions, which includes the addition of battery-based storage resources across the US, South America, and Europe. more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Apr 27 - PR Newswire - Geronimo Energy, LLC ("Geronimo") is pleased to announce the sale of the Black Oak Getty wind project ("Black Oak Getty" or "Project") to Sempra U.S. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Apr 27 - Santa Fe New Mexican, The (NM) - At first glance, the barren stretch of desert between Carlsbad and Hobbs in southeastern New Mexico seems unfit for any kind of industry. more... Filed under: Nuclear
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 27, 2015 - The energy sector default rate is expected to rise above its long-term average of 1.9% in 2015, according to Fitch Ratings. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Apr 27 - Energy Department Documents & Publications - Analysis from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020. more... Filed under: Solar
Apr 27 - Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) - Peco Energy Co., the regional utility with 1.6 million electric customers and 500,000 natural gas customers, generated an estimated economic impact of $4.5 billion across Pennsylvania last year and supported nearly 10,000 jobs, according to a report the company released Monday. more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
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The home energy management (HEM) market-made up of systems of smart, networked devices that can dynamically adjust energy use within a home-has been evolving dramatically. more... Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Going digital is the latest buzzword in the utilities sector. One sees utilities drawing up digital roadmaps and making investments geared towards a `digital transformation'. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
We've spoken previously about the potential for fuel-cell growth in developing countries like India, and there's no doubt that hydrogen fuel cells could lead those regions into a new future. more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Our legacy grid has value and deserves continued investment. As we transition toward a more integrated grid that can accommodate new distributed energy sources, utility-scale renewables and energy storage, we need to keep the best of the old while embracing the new. This webinar will explore a number of issues facing utilities, regulators and public policy makers. more...
Enabled by two-way communications between the utility customer and the utility, smart grid technologies like Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) have fundamentally changed the energy landscape. And with a future sure to be characterized by a growth in distributed generation and new energy management technologies, the relationship between the utility and its customers is shifting radically, and old business models are being challenged. more...
Power market participants, investors, project developers and industry stakeholders routinely rely on forecasts of market economics and operations to support their decision processes. The most accurate and comprehensive forecasts are developed with the use of power market simulators that provide a great wealth of often hidden and underutilized information. more...
Are you struggling to understand how FERC Order 1000 has changed the way RTOs plan their transmission systems? The introduction of competitive solicitation/bidding processes for transmission projects stands to dramatically change the transmission landscape in years to come. However, there are a number of challenges currently facing those interested in participating in the competitive processes throughout these systems. more...
To be successful, energy companies across the globe need to make sound long-term strategic decisions around future investments and projects. However, the ability to act and plan freely is limited by many factors including high capital costs and limited budgets. Other factors such as the global push towards greener energy and the regulatory environment add further complication to the planning process. more...
Tuesday May 12, 2015
- Wednesday May 13, 2015 -
SmartCities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have been shown to increase smart cities project success; explore the current state of smart cities development through specific information sessions; take a deep dive into real world smart city project case studies with leaders of smart cities initiatives; learn how to add new revenue streams, save costs, and manage demand predictability through efficiency. more...
Tuesday May 19, 2015
- Thursday May 21, 2015 -
Spring Conference & Expo Hilton Portland & Executive Tower May 19-21, 2015 Implementation and Technology: The Great EEnablers There are some shiny new tools in the energy efficiency toolbox. Let’s examine the new programs, pilots and technologies today that are enabling deeper energy savings and engaging customers. Learn about what you can bring into your own programs. Here are just a few of the presentations we’ve lined up.* • Creating Real Customer Value from Information • Leveraging Smart Thermostats to Meet Integrated DSM Goals • Best Practices in Midstream Lighting • Burn that Rebate Form: Movement toward New Program Models more...
Monday Jun 8, 2015
- Thursday Jun 11, 2015 -
The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first time to capture the massive potential of Middle Eastern investment, and to learn from a region that has successfully built its gas based economy into a booming global empire. more...