How to achieve NY REV’s near-utopian goals for our energy future

Business & Corporate | July 30. 2015 Ken Munson
From New York to California to Hawaii, we're inviting new generation, distribution and energy management technologies into grid systems and encouraging formerly monopolistic and slow-moving utilities to reinvent themselves as smart, nimble player-coaches in a newly dynamic and pluralistic energy marketplace.

The $100 Million Text Message

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | July 30. 2015 Don Bishop
ALONG WITH WHATEVER makes utility company executives think of bright futures come a few nightmares such as storms, equipment failures and malicious threats that could cause energy generation or distribution outages. And then there are class-action lawsuits.

Davies Consulting Launches Annual Emergency Management Benchmark Study and Awards Inaugural Year Will Acknowledge Achievements of Leading North American Utilities

Annoucement | Chevy Chase, MD, 7/27/2015
Davies Consulting has launched an annual North American Utility Emergency Management Benchmarking Study and Awards to recognize leading emergency management practices among energy utilities.

SunEdison Inc. becomes official solar energy partner of NASCAR

Solar | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
SunEdison Inc. has been named the "Official Solar Energy Partner of NASCAR Green," the Maryland Heights-based renewable energy development company and NASCAR announced Thursday.

BRIEF: Lewis County PUD Commissioner Meets With Washington Congressional Members

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.
A Lewis County Public Utilities District commissioner met with Washington state's members of Congress Tuesday to discuss federal issues that affect PUD customers.

CEO of Xcel Energy says the utility supports large-scale solar projects

Solar | Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke said Thursday that the Minneapolis-based utility supports development of large, attractively priced solar power projects, but will keep pushing to limit more costly rooftop and subscriber-based community solar gardens.

GE and Partners Announce New Renewable Energy Project to Boost Kenya's Power Grid

International | Jul 30 - Mehr News Agency (Iran)
Project follows a successful run of more than $2.5 billion worth of booked orders across Africa in the last year

Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC; Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License Nos. NPF-14 and NPF-22, issued to Susquehanna Nuclear, LLC, for operation of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, Units 1 and 2 (SSES or the licensee).

Côte d'Ivoire's President Launches West African Energy Leaders Group

International | Jul 30 - AllAfrica
Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara headed a top-level line-up of political and business leaders on Tuesday, June 30 in Abidjan to launch the African Energy Leaders Group (AELG) in West Africa

PURC orders GRIDCo to defer maintenance exercise

International | Jul 30 - Ghana News Agency
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has requested the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) to defer its planned maintenance exercise on the transmission network until contingency measures are put in place to mitigate the impact

Hearing on Lordstown power plant moved to new location

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Pan African News Agency
A hearing on plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Lordstown has been moved to a new location.

Application to Export Electric Energy; Roctop Investments Inc.

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jul 30 - Energy Department Documents & Publications
SUMMARY: Roctop Investments Inc. (Roctop) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.

Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected for MDU Resources Group (MDU, CNP, TE)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities industry with the highest future earnings growth.

Alliant Energy had the Lowest Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry (LNT, PCG, WEC, SRE, VVC)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are five companies in the Multi-Utilities industry that underperformed yesterday on a relative basis.

Best Relative Performance in the Multi-Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of MDU Resources Group (MDU, AVA, SCG, CNP, NGG)

Business & Corporate | Jul 30, 2015 -- Fast Lane
Below are the top five companies in the Multi-Utilities industry as measured by relative performance.

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