California should encourage EV charging station competition

Mercury News - April 27--California leads the nation in electric vehicles, with nearly 200,000 on the road -- half the total in the United States. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Pennsylvania government ranked highest in country for green power usage

By Jared Stonesifer, Beaver County Times, Pa. - April 27--HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania's state government recently ranked the highest in the country for usage of green power, which includes renewable sources like wind, solar and water. more...
Filed under: Solar

A sensible, pro-consumer solar power amendment on Florida ballot

The Bradenton Herald - April 27--While the Florida Supreme Court approved the language for a industry-backed solar-power constitutional amendment, now placed on the November ballot, the justices' 4-3 split indicates a sharp division on whether the ballot's wording is misleading. more...
Filed under: Solar

Hamilton creating energy through power of moving water

By Mike Rutledge, Journal-News, Hamilton, Ohio - April 27--HAMILTON -- The city's electric utility now creates almost half the energy it produces through the power of moving water, with a new hydroelectric plant in full operation at the Meldahl Locks and Dam on the Ohio River. more...
Filed under: Hydro

Tunisian start-up introduces blade-free wind turbine

- (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, APRIL 27 - The Tunisian start-up Saphon Energy has created a bladeless wind turbine that is more efficient than traditional ones. more...
Filed under: International

FirstEnergy reports 47 percent increase in profits for first quarter

The Akron Beacon Journal - April 27--Akron-based electric utility FirstEnergy Corp. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
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Posted By: Dan Delurey
On: April 27, 2016
In my last column I looked backward and talked about past forays into competition within the electricity sector. Now it is time for me to toss out my thoughts on more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Posted By: Katie Otterbeck
On: April 25, 2016
We cannot continue to rely on fossil fuels, which threaten public health and the environment, to power our lives. This is especially true since we have the renewable energy alternatives more...
Filed under: Solar
Posted By: Paul Valenta
On: April 22, 2016
Thermal energy storage has been around for years. When compressor based hvac systems where first applied they were not large enough to cool large venues. more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: Kevin Herring
On: April 20, 2016
Meetings, meetings, meetings. Doesn't every company have too many of them? Questions like, 'What's the point of dragging all of us out of our cubicles when the conversation only pertains more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
Posted By: William Fortune
On: April 18, 2016
The U.S. can be the worlds leader and supplier of clean carbon electricity and power plants. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations

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Friday Apr 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

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Asset Analytics: Your Path to 2020 and Beyond

Tuesday May 17, 2016 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Many large power transformers in service today came online 40 years ago. In less than 15 years, 20-50 percent of our energy will come from renewable sources such as wind farms, rooftop solar panels, and energy storage devices. more...

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Tuesday May 3, 2016 - Thursday May 5, 2016 - Philadephia, PA - United States

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Wednesday Jun 8, 2016 - Friday Jun 10, 2016 - Chicago, IL - USA

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