Dakota Electric Association Chooses UMAX from Itineris to Modernize Customer Service and Billing Solutions

Annoucement | ATLANTA, April 27, 2015 (News Release)
Dakota Electric Association, the second-largest electric cooperative in Minnesota, has selected Itineris' UMAX customer information system (CIS) for utilities to replace its aging CIS technology - used to manage the co-op's customer service and billing activities.

'Passive house' in Fishtown saves owners on energy

Solar | Apr 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Erin Arvedlund The Philadelphia Inquirer
On the 2000 block of East York Street in Fishtown, a single-family residence has passed an important test -- and received the rigorous passive-house certification.

Alliant Energy proposes continued investment in clean Wisconsin energy

Distributed & Cogeneration | Apr 24 - PR Newswire
Customers will benefit from the addition of reliable, cost-effective electricity following a proposal filed with Wisconsin regulators today.

Perry Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service After Refueling and Maintenance Outage

Nuclear | Apr 24 - PR Newswire
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, returned to service at 5:27 p.m. today following a March 9, 2015, shutdown for refueling and maintenance.

NRC reaffirms safe operation, regulatory commitment of Farley, Hatch and Vogtle nuclear plants

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | 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.

Energy Industry Sponsors Four FIRST® Robotics World Championship Finalists

Business & Corporate | Apr 24 - PR Newswire
Opening ceremonies for the FIRST® Robotics Competition World Championship took place last night in St. Louis, and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) congratulates all of the teams that have advanced to the final round of competition. In addition to individual company-sponsored teams, four of the finalists are sponsored by the energy …

Army seeks input on power plant impact statement

Fossil & Biomass | Apr 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Army has invited the public to comment on a draft environmental impact statement for the construction and operation of a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant that is expected to be put in service by 2017.

Changes possible for proposed Great Northern power line route

Grid Operations | 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.

Chicago to return residents to ComEd

Business & Corporate | Apr 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Cynthia Dizikes Chicago Tribune
Little more than two years ago, Chicago became the largest city to ditch its traditional electricity supplier, Commonwealth Edison, and venture into the marketplace in search of better deals for its residents.

Area solar arrays pass regulatory muster

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Mark Fischenich The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.
A $247 million solar power project, by far the largest in Minnesota history, has passed an environmental review, leaving three Mankato-area sites in a strong position to become home to tens of thousands of solar panels in the next 20 months.

TEP Issues Request for Proposals to Build Energy Storage Facility

Energy Storage | 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.

NextEra Energy Capital Holdings announces dates for remarketing of its Series E Debentures due June 1, 2017

Business & Corporate | (The Associated Press) - Apr 24
NextEra Energy

Capital Holdings, Inc. today announced that it will conduct a

remarketing of its Series E Debentures due June 1, 2017 (the

"Debentures") (CUSIP No. 65339K AB6), which are currently outstanding

in the aggregate principal amount of $600 million, on May 4, 2015

(and, if necessary, on the following two business days).

AES Clarifies Record Date for Second Quarter Dividend Payment

Business & Corporate | ARLINGTON, Va. (The Associated Press) - Apr 24
On April 24, 2015, The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced that it had declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 10 cents per share payable May 15, 2015.

Eaton provides engineering services for 6.3MW solar installation in New Jersey

Solar | Apr 24, 2015 -- MarketLine
Eaton, a power management company, has provided electrical distribution equipment, engineering services and solar inverters for a 6.3MW solar installation at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey.

DTE Energy cut gas, electricity costs for consumers

Business & Corporate | Apr 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nathan Bomey Detroit Free Press
DTE Energy slashed the cost of electricity and gas during the first quarter, providing savings to customers as the company's earnings remained relatively stable.

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