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Xcel Energy energizes two new transmission lines in Upper Midwest region

May 21, 2015 -- MarketLine - Xcel Energy Inc., an electric and natural gas utility, has announced the energization of two transmission lines near St. more...
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New TEP Transmission Line Will Strengthen Service, Help Meet Future Demand

TUCSON, Ariz. (The Associated Press) - May 21 - Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is building a new 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Pinal County to ensure continued service reliability for customers in southern Arizona. more...
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GeoDigital to Partner with PPL Electric Utilities to Better Manage Vegetation for Increased Reliability

ATLANTA, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire - GeoDigital, a big spatial data and analytics company, announced today its transmission industry vegetation solution has been selected by PPL Electric Utilities. more...
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Error! 'Smart' meters leave thousands in limbo

May 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Laura Shannon Financial Mail on Sunday, London - Hundreds of thousands of households are still trapped in 'billing limbo' -- unable to pay promptly for energy usage because of errant computer systems introduced by suppliers. more...
Filed under: Metering

Con Edison CEO John McAvoy: Customer Choice, Technology and Innovation Redefining Utility Business

NEW YORK, NY, May 18, 2015 -- Marketwired - Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) (NYSE: ED) Chairman and CEO John McAvoy told company shareholders at today's annual meeting that "solar, wind, battery storage, fuel cells, electric vehicles, and smart meters are changing lives," and that "to navigate this new world, we won't just respond to change, we will lead." more...
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Rocky Mountain Power begins work on electrical line in Ephraim, Utah

May 15, 2015 -- MarketLine - Rocky Mountain Power, an electrical utility, has begun work on electrical line in Ephraim, Utah. more...
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By Eileen Unger
On: May 20, 2015
When disasters strike, utilities depend on communications networks built to meet Critical Infrastructure (CI) reliability and capability requirements. However, in extreme cases communications infrastructure can more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Tim Taylor
On: May 14, 2015
We all know how much connectivity and mobility have changed life as we know it --- in fact, it's no stretch to say society will more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By Seyi Fabode
On: May 13, 2015
Why can't I make split utility bill payments with my roommate? asked a friend who runs a consumer web business. more...
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By Kimberly Klemm
On: May 8, 2015
Smart Energy is an industry byword these days. Electricity consumers and producers alike talk about ideas and implementations that Smart Energy has developed as the more...
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By Alicia Powers
On: May 6, 2015
Collaborative filtering, a data science technique new to energy marketing, is an innovative substitute for traditional market segmentation, which relies on the collection and analysis more...
Filed under: Metering


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Sturgeon: UK's energy policy should have a Scottish voice

By Kevin Burke - Scotland ought to play a role in the UK's energy sector, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon more...

Japanese Firms Looking to Liberated US Electricity Markets For Input on Power Deregulation

By Shawn Weeks - Several Japanese firms are now looking to the United States in an effort to bring change to their own electricity more...

Smart Meters Market worth $18.2 Billion by 2019 at a CAGR of 10.2%

By sachin salunkhe - The report “Smart Meters Market by Type (Smart Electric Meters, Smart Water Meters, Smart Gas Meters), by End User (Industrial more...

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Time Varying Rates: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

By Coley Girouard - See Original Posting Here. For more information on electric utility time varying rates go to AEE’s PowerPortal (sign up for more...

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Managing Customer Alerts and Preferences for Success

Wednesday May 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

It's widely accepted that proactive customer communications are key to increasing customer satisfaction and improving engagement, but ensuring alerts are accurate, timely, and in your customer's channel of choice requires a robust management system and cross-team coordination. more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

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 more...

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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 more...

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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 more...

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Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

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


Filed under: Communications & Security

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