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Winter Park starts hard sell for burying electric wires

Sep 1 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Steven Lemongello Orlando Sentinel - Winter Park is spending $3.5 million a year for the next decade to bury its remaining electrical wires. more...
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Massachusetts utilities lay out vision for the future of the grid

Global Data Point | Aug 31, 2015 - Eversource Energy, National Grid and Unitil have filed grid modernization plans to reduce the effects of power outages, optimize demandm, integrate distributed resources and improve workforce and asset management. more...
Filed under: Metering

Getting the lowdown on outage texting Lessons from a couple of PPL companies

Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 31, 2015 - Earlier this year, Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) began chatting with customers via mobile about outages. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Penelec works to eliminate, shorten power outages

ERIE, Pa. Aug 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jim Martin Erie Times-News, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is pushing Penelec to improve service to the utility's 582,000 customers in 31 Pennsylvania counties. more...
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Driving B2B pricing in utilities over the smart metering edge

Shiuly Kisku | Aug 28, 2015 - With all the variables in play, it becomes imperative to devise a better way to manage pricing structures. more...
Filed under: Metering

Power cable project charges forward, with few complaints

Aug 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dustin Luca The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. - Months of work replacing underground utility cables downtown is charging forward and on schedule, but a break in some of the work looms as the city plunges into its busiest period of the year. more...
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By Steve Ehrlich
On: August 12, 2015
In the wake of the massive 2003 power outage throughout the northeast United States and eastern Canada, research by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By John Cray
On: August 10, 2015
As utility companies adopt new technologies to run their businesses more efficiently, they'd be wise to make sure their communication channels keep up. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Rod Lenfest
On: August 6, 2015
Policymakers across the country are wrestling with the economic impact of aging energy infrastructure. America's energy grid lags behind other developed nations, and according to more...
Filed under: Grid Operations
By John Cray
On: July 30, 2015
Competition changes everything, and while the energy sector remains highly regulated, things are evolving rapidly and utilities face new challenges that cannot be left unmet. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
By Charles Y. Chen, PhD
On: July 24, 2015
I am addicted to C-SPAN. Especially now, when the 2016 presidential election season is well underway. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations


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China Energy-Conservation Service Market Report, 2013-2017

By Anurag Sharma - The output value of China Energy Conservation Service industry rose from RMB125.026 billion in 2011 to RMB165.337 billion in 2012. more...

Global and China Automotive Solar Film Market Size, Share, Trends And Forecasts To 2015

By John Maxwell - For overview analysis, the report introduces Automotive Solar Film basic information including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview, more...
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UK's Solar Trade Association labels FIT cuts 'self-defeating'

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Moree Solar Farm starts installing JA Solar modules

By John Ryan - Moree Solar Farm starts installing JA Solar modules   Cell and module manufacturer JA Solarspa more...
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Australia: ACT government aims for 100% renewable energy by 2025

By John Ryan - The target was unveiled by ACT chief minister Andrew Barr at the ACT Labor Party conference on Saturday. The ACT more...

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State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to more...

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ScottMadden's Fall 2015 Energy Industry Update - Strange Brew: Adapting to Changing Fundamentals

Friday Sep 25, 2015 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

During the webcast, based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden energy experts will address several topics from the Update: Community Solar, the Clean Power Plan Final Rule, and Grid Transformation. more...

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Part 3 of 3 - Driving a Better Utility Customer Experience with Analytics as a Service: Increasing Program Success with Predictive Analytics

Tuesday Sep 29, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

A Free Intelligent Utility Webinar Series: Tuesday, July 28 - Making the Most of Multichannel | Tuesday, August 18 - Responding to the Voice of the Customer | Tuesday, September 29 - Increasing Program Success with Predictive Analytics more...

Filed under: Metering

How to Implement a Successful Price-Based Demand Response Program for Residential Customers

Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Our industry has been talking about time-varying pricing for years, but to date it’s been brought to market mostly in the form of pilot deployments that reach a limited subset of customers. As a variety of catalysts converge, we’re poised more...

Filed under: Grid Operations

Mobile Utility Summit 2015

Tuesday Sep 22, 2015 - Wednesday Sep 23, 2015 - Dallas, Texas

Insightful utility professionals know mobile technologies have the power to create workforce efficiencies, major cost savings and increased customer satisfaction. Now in its second year, Mobile Utility Summit has established itself as the premier event to gain actionable insights into more...

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