TextPower, a leader in innovative text messaging software solutions, announced that Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc., an electric utility cooperative headquartered in Quincy, FL, has deployed TextPower SmartAlerts™ to help them quickly communicate directly with their members during high pressure events and power outages.
HidroAysen, the joint venture seeking to develop a massive hydroelectric power project in southern Chile, said Wednesday it has appealed the government's cancellation of its permit to an environmental court.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved on August 26 NV Energy's request to participate in the expanded Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), which automatically optimizes resources across a wide geographic region and in turn reduces energy costs.
| August 27, 2014 - Atlanta, GA (News Release)
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, was recently featured by John Siciliano, a reporter on Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report, in his article, "New Report Eyes EPA Climate Rules as 'Back Door' To National RPS."
| Zurich, Switzerland, August 27, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa.
| Aug 27 - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaiian Electric Co. wants 65 percent of its power to come from renewable sources by 2030, cut customer bills by 20 percent, convert remaining power plants to liquefied natural gas and charge customers with rooftop solar much more.
To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Potomac Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 1,000 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program.
In a quest to make Austin Energy the greenest utility in the nation, the Austin City Council will consider a proposal Thursday that would require the utility to more aggressively invest in renewable energy, with an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030.
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| Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Monica Mendoza The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
A second turbine at Martin Drake Power Plant has powered up and that coupled with lower natural gas prices means residential Utilities customers might soon pay 36 cents less a month for electricity than before the fire at the plant.