Avista solar energy project will go with lottery system

May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Becky Kramer The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. - Avista Utilities will harness the sun for power generation through a community solar project in Spokane Valley. more...
Filed under: Solar

Army Corps of Engineers asks for public comment on Dominion transmission lines

May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Austin Bogues The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg - The Army Corps of Engineers is asking for public comment regarding power transmission lines Dominion wants to build across the James River. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Power Outages May Become Worse Absent Upgrades To National, State Reliability Rules

May 27 - PR Newswire - National and state electricity regulations that industries, businesses, and consumers depend on to prevent power outages are deficient in a number of significant ways that could result in worse future outages unless the rules are strengthened, especially as hurricanes and other weather events are predicted to become more severe under climate change, according to a new study. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Freedom Energy case puts 1978 law to the test

May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Solomon The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester - New Hampshire has had a law on the books since 1978, allowing small hydroelectric power plants to sell electricity directly to a small number of end users, cutting the utility out of the middle except for the cost of transmission. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Duke Energy, LG Chem, Greensmith to build fast-response energy storage system in Ohio

May 27 - PR Newswire - Duke Energy, LG Chem and Greensmith will team up to build a battery-based energy storage system in Ohio, designed to enhance reliability and increase stability on the electric power grid, the companies announced today. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage

Watts Bar Unit 2 first new reactor in two decades to get license

May 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue a full power operating license for Watts Bar Unit 2, pending applicable regulatory requirements being met. more...
Filed under: Nuclear
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Posted By: Stuart McCafferty, PMP
On: May 28, 2015
Every IT professional knows that USB storage devices such as flash drives are notorious for carrying malware and exploiting USB autorun features to expose viruses to corporate enterprises. In fact, more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
Posted By: Harry Valentine
On: May 27, 2015
The recent thaw in American - Cuban relations opens possibilities for co-operation in such areas as energy, initiatives that may spread to include several other Caribbean nations. more...
Filed under: International
Posted By: Stephen Heins
On: May 26, 2015
On April 8th, 2015, the Wall Street Journal headline read "Bloomberg Criticizes New York Fracking Ban." more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass
Posted By: Jerry Jackson
On: May 22, 2015
Deloitte's reSources 2014 Survey found a growing number of firms recognizing energy management as essential in corporate growth strategies. This is not a surprising considering that US businesses, institutions and more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Sven Lindstrom
On: May 21, 2015
Prices of solar cells and solar panels have fallen dramatically over the last few years. This (and state subsidies) has been good for the advancement of this amazing renewable energy more...
Filed under: Solar

From worst to first: DTE Energy's customer satisfaction journey

Thursday May 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Customer satisfaction is the key to a utility's success. Achieving such satisfaction requires commitment and focus across every level of an organization. With company-wide processes and buy-in, and strong support from its customer care partner, handling thousands of outbound calls and delivering activity reports daily, the DTE Cares Program took its JD Power scores from worst to first. more...

Managing Complexity in the Integration of Demand Response and Energy Efficiency

Wednesday Jun 3, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Integrating demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) programs delivers significant benefits to both utilities and their customers. However, this approach also brings new considerations that must be managed effectively. more...

Using Criticality and Value to Reach Optimal Decisions in a Constrained World

Friday Jun 5, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce resources to deliver the highest value is an elusive goal for most organizations. more...

Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or cyber attacks on control systems. While a sensitive subject, security issues, concerns and plans of counterattack must be shared within the power industry in order to gain a foothold, in order to start building an active line of industry defense. more...

Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

Monday Jun 1, 2015 - Wednesday Jun 3, 2015 - Washington D.C., District of Columbia - United States


Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

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...

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois - United States

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) or are considering dynamic pricing or time-of-use programs, this event is for you. Both marketing and technology professionals will gain from the experience of listening to industry best practices and candid stories around smart grid deployment. more...

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U.S. Solar PV Market Expected To Exceed 60.0 GW By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.

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Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market Is Expected To Reach USD 6.93 Billion By 2022

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