Apr 24 - PR Newswire - Customers will benefit from the addition of reliable, cost-effective electricity following a proposal filed with Wisconsin regulators today. more... Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration
TUCSON, Ariz. (Business Wire) - Apr 24 - Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is seeking bids for the design and construction of a utility-scale energy storage system that would be operational by the end of 2016. more... Filed under: Energy Storage
ROCKLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2015 - The Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria is installing the first California Tribal renewable microgrid system this summer in Loleta, California. more... Filed under: Wind
Apr 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Aaron Applegate The Virginian-Pilot - Dominion is putting the brakes on a plan to erect two test wind turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach because the project, as it stands now, is too expensive, according to the company. more... Filed under: Future & Alternative Generation
Apr 24 - PR Newswire - This week, the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held three informational open houses for the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., to discuss the 2014 site assessment results. more... Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Apr 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - John Myers Duluth News Tribune - A few additional routes have been thrown into the mix for the long-planned Great Northern Transmission Line from Manitoba to Minnesota's Iron Range. more... Filed under: Grid Operations
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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
Over the past decade, customer engagement has become a buzzword among utilities. Customers want to know their energy use and want to be recommended ways to reduce use, they say. more... Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
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
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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
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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...