Bob Rowe: Powering up NorthWestern Energy

Business & Corporate | Aug 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Mccumber The Montana Standard, Butte
Bob Rowe just celebrated his seventh anniversary as CEO of NorthWestern Energy.

Unlikely allies on energy, Minnesota and North Dakota are pushed to work together under the Clean Power plan

Carbon Markets | Aug 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - David Shaffer Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Minnesota and North Dakota may need to make nice over energy policy.

United States : TVA Adopts New Pricing Plan Approach

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 23 - TendersInfo (India)
TVA's Board of Directors today approved a new approach to how the utility better links the actual cost of generating power with the amount customers pay.

How is the industry evolving? Musk’s not yet a game changer but drones are

Business & Corporate | Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 21, 2015
Let’s chat and compare a few notes. I’ll tell you what I see bubbling to the surface of this industry --- Musk is a rock star but not a game changer like drones --- and you tell me your thoughts on the matter either in the comments section or on Twitter @IntelUtil.

Keep partisanship out of energy modernization bill

Communications & Security | Allen Greenberg | Aug 23, 2015
The product of numerous hearings and months of work, the Energy Policy Modernization Act is being billed as the first comprehensive update of national energy policy since 2007. Now will Congress do the right thing?

Allconnect’s Dwight Scruggs Serves as Featured Speaker at Westar Energy Annul Strategy Sumit

Annoucement | ATLANTA, August 20, 2015
Allconnect Senior Vice President of Business Development Dwight Scruggs was a featured speaker at the Westar Energy 2015 Strategy Summit on June 11 in Wichita, Kansas.

Development of Kokomo solar park moves forward

Solar | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune, Ind.
Construction of new $10 million solar park in Kokomo is set to begin this fall after the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Thursday approved an agreement to sell the electricity produced at the facility to Duke Energy.

How Edison uses water to store excess power

Energy Storage | BIG CREEK, Calif. Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times
Nestled high in the Sierra mountains among the pine and fir trees, a little-known man-made wonder may help resolve a pressing energy concern: how to store wind and sun power that the grid increasingly can't handle.

BRIEF: Electric blast blows off manhole cover in Costa Mesa

Business & Corporate | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jeremiah Dobruck Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif.
A few Costa Mesa residents lost power when an electrical malfunction blew the cover off of an underground transformer and sent some smoke billowing into the air Friday morning, according to fire officials.

Massive transmission line awaits state decision

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nick Draper Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ill.
A massive electrical transmission line that would cut through west-central Illinois on its path to Indiana is awaiting a decision from the Illinois Commerce Commission after four days of hearings.

Simple switch equals savings

Billing & Customer Care | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jeff Tucker The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.
With a simple switch Pueblo County could stand to save $4,000 a month in electric bills.

Results of auction set electricity cost higher

Billing & Customer Care | Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
Auction results disclosed on Friday likely will lead to higher electricity bills for consumers a couple of years down the road and a boost in revenue for power-plant owners such as American Electric Power.

Delmarva Power to upgrade poles and power lines in Centreville, Maryland

Grid Operations | Aug 22, 2015 -- MarketLine
Delmarva Power, an electric utility company, has announced that it will replace several poles and upgrade associated infrastructure on power lines on Brown Street and Kidwell and Little Kidwell avenues in Centreville, Maryland.

CTEC hosts annual meeting, elects board members

Business & Corporate | FREDERICKSBURG Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kerrville Daily Times, Texas
More than 500 Central Texas Electric Co-op customers, members and spouses, gathered in the Fredericksburg High School Auditorium on Tuesday as CTEC hosted its 68th annual members' meeting.

OTEC plant plugs in to Hawaii island grid

Future & Alternative Generation | Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Makai Ocean Engineering Inc. officially flipped the switch of its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion power plant on Hawaii island during a dedication ceremony on Friday.

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