EPRI Unveils Open-Source Demand Response Software Designed to Help Appliances and Devices Respond to Changes in Grid

Demand Response | Jan 21 - GlobeNewswire
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) unveiled demand response software today that would provide a common way for devices and appliances on the electric grid to respond automatically to changes in price, weather, and demand for power, a process called automated demand response (ADR).

E Source Launches Robust Offerings for DSM Solution Providers

Annoucement | BOULDER, CO, January 21, 2015 (News Release)
E Source, a leading research and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the launch of a new suite of offerings for DSM Solution Providers.

President Obama's State of the Union: U.S. leads world in wind energy production

Wind | AWEA - Washington, D.C. Jan. 20 -
In his State of the Union speech tonight, President Obama highlighted U.S. wind energy leadership as an American success story.

G&W Electric Announces Support for IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative

Business & Corporate | BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (The Associated Press) - Jan 21
G&W Electric announced another year of support for student scholarships under the IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus program. G&W is a platinum level donor and sponsor to the program.

ABB Power Consulting group to hold seminar on Sub-Synchronous Resonance and related phenomena

Annoucement | Raleigh, NC, January 21, 2015 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced that its independent Power Consulting business will host a two-day training seminar on March 31-April 1 entitled, "Sub-Synchronous Oscillations: the Phenomena, Studies and Mitigation Options."

CIO Review Recognizes iFactor Among "Top 50 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers"

Annoucement | TEMPE, Arizona - January 21, 2015 (News Release)
iFactor, a leading customer communication solution provider to the utility industry, announced today that it has been named one of CIO Review magazine's "Top 50 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers" of 2014.

OneEnergy Renewables Taps Solar Industry Veterans to Accelerate Growth

Solar | SEATTLE (The Associated Press) - Jan 21
OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of distributed, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, today announced it has expanded its sales and marketing and project development teams to support the company’s fast-growing project pipeline.

President Praises Solar Progress in State of the Union Speech

Solar | Jan 21 - PR Web
Citing its continued growth, President Obama once again has singled out solar energy in his annual State of the Union speech.

Building of nuclear source requires stable market conditions -CEZ

International | Jan 21 - Czech News Agency
Company CEZ considers the project for building a new nuclear source of energy in the Czech Republic as important for the country's energy security but the construction cannot begin without stable market conditions, CEZ spokesman Ladislav Kriz told CTK today.

MPC-BANGLA to construct a a 1,075-MW combined cycle power plant in MAHESHKHALI, BANGALDESH

International | Jan 20 - TendersInfo (India)
A joint venture company will accomplish the construction of a 1,075MW combined cycle power plant project at Maheshkhali in Cox s Bazar, Bangladesh .

GE - Report Highlights Opportunities to Build Tomorrow's Electricity Sector

Business & Corporate | Jan 21 - ENP Newswire
Diminishing financial returns for utilities have put at risk the ability of the electricity sector in OECD markets to raise the estimated $7.6 trillion in investments needed by 2040 to meet energy policy objectives, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.

Portman Energy Efficiency Amendment Adopted

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Jan 21 - Congressional Documents & Publications
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) today announced that his Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 has been adopted as an amendment to legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline.

City OKs agreement for power savings

Business & Corporate | Jan 21 - Morris Daily Herald (IL)
The city of Morris is moving forward with another agreement with Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Collaborative in effort to obtain the lowest rate possible for the city's power needs.

E.ON Energie Romania purchases 106,000 MWh of natural gas through BRM

International | Jan 21 - Agerpres (Romania)
E.ON Energie Romania purchased 106,000 MWh of natural gas from domestic production through the Romanian Commodities Exchange (BRM) for the price of 90 lei for 1 MWh, VAT excluded, according to a document posted on the BRM website.

SunEdison Set To Reach 250 California School Districts As It Becomes Exclusive Solar Supplier To SPURR Members

Solar | Jan 21 - PR Newswire
SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced it has been selected as the exclusive solar energy provider for the 250 member school districts of the School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR).

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