Mar 26 - Peter Roper The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. - Black Hills Energy wants to build a 60-megawatt wind power complex in Huerfano County and it has the backing of some of its sharpest critics in arguing the plan could save Pueblo ratepayers over $100 million in the next 25 years. more... Filed under: Wind
Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Justice has opened criminal and civil investigations into the award of $11.8 million in state tax credits for a series of solar arrays installed at Oregon State University and the Oregon Institute of Technology. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Aaron Applegate The Virginian-Pilot - The state has secured a lease -- the first of its kind in the country -- to build a wind energy pilot project in federal waters off the coast of Virginia Beach, Gov. more... Filed under: Future & Alternative Generation
March 26, 2015 (News Release) - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released its Winter 2015 edition of the Energy Industry Update. more... Filed under: Announcements
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (The Associated Press) - Mar 26 - GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest non-profit solar installer, and Grand Valley Power (GVP), an electric cooperative utility based in Grand Junction, CO, today announced an unprecedented partnership to develop and produce a community solar garden dedicated exclusively to rate-payers qualified as low-income. more... Filed under: Solar
(The Associated Press) - Mar 26 - WindStream Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WSTI) ("WindStream" or the "Company") announced today that it has been commissioned by the Ministry of Railways for a pilot project to install the Company's SolarMills on the buildings of C-TARA (Centralized Training Academy For Railway Accounts), South Central Railway, Ministry of Railways, India. more... Filed under: International
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The buzzword in the solar industry these days is "storage." Because solar only produces power when the sun is shining, technologies need to be developed to store solar energy so more... Filed under: Energy Storage
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state's overall compliance more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
In 1987, there were approximately 175 investor-owned utilities. Little or no consolidation had occurred since the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 broke up Samuel Insull's empire and effectively more... Filed under: Business & Corporate
Modern day Transmission and Distribution utilities are rapidly moving towards a smarter world and have the requirement to manage and maintain millions of physical asset attributes and characteristics in order more... Filed under: Information Technology
While many people recognize the value of analytics to gain insight into data across an organization, analytics initiatives often compete against other utility projects for limited funds and resources. Moving these analytics initiatives to the top of the priority queue frequently involves more than a business case and corporate buy-in. more...
While the power sector waits for MATS to be resolved and for the final Clean Power Plan rule from EPA, companies in the power and fuel sectors must continue to develop plans and make investments. In this webinar, ICF will discuss its views of the gas, coal, power, and renewable markets through 2040 to support those types of decisions, all in the context of the regulatory and fundamental market factors that drive them. more...
Join your peers in the demand management industry for the Comverge Utility Conference (CUC) April 8-10 at the historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Investor-owned utilities, public power utilities, electric cooperative utilities, regulators, vendors, and consultants in attendance will hear from noted industry experts on hot topics in demand response, energy efficiency, and customer engagement. more...