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1,000 new jobs in solar sector

May 20 - National, The (United Arab Emirates) - About 1,000 solar power jobs will be created in the UAE during the next two years as employment in the renewables sector rises globally. more...
Filed under: International

Many lack knowledge or opinion of NextEra deal, poll finds

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Andrew Gomes The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - A new survey suggests that most residents served by Hawaiian Electric Industries utilities don't care or know about the bid by Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Senate committee OKs green-energy freeze

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bruce Henderson The Charlotte Observer - An ambiguous voice vote Wednesday sent to the full Senate a measure that would freeze North Carolina's green-energy standard, which has helped make the state a national leader in solar energy. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Maine utility regulators vote against reconsidering Efficiency Maine decision

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Steve Mistler Portland Press Herald, Maine - The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted Wednesday against reconsidering its controversial decision to cut $38 million in proposed funding from an energy-efficiency program popular with Maine homeowners and businesses. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Govt panel recommends auction of coal linkages

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Gaurav Mishra Mint, New Delhi - The stage is set for the second phase of coal sector reforms. more...
Filed under: International

PTC may call for solar power bids in dollar-denominated tariff

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Utpal Bhaskar Mint, New Delhi - As part of the government's plan to push solar electricity by paying for it in dollars, power trading company PTC India Ltd may call for bids from solar project developers on behalf of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). more...
Filed under: International

Articles 

By Jerry Jackson
On: May 22, 2015
Deloitte's reSources 2014 Survey found a growing number of firms recognizing energy management as essential in corporate growth strategies. This is not a surprising considering more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
By Dr. Dimitri Daskalakis
On: May 18, 2015
A crucial day of decision in the so-called "War on Demand Response" came on Monday April 27. The Supreme Court announced whether it will review more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Kevin Herring
On: May 11, 2015
Let’s say you started a credit card payment processing company. Ten years later your business is raking in $2.2 million in profit after paying yourself more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Angela Sun
On: May 4, 2015
For some organizations, the days of manually entering utility bill data are over. These organizations have come to the realization that in this day and more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Jan Moore
On: April 30, 2015
Utilities are in a unique position to provide and market products and services to a highly responsive audience. Offering solutions that meet the individual customer’s more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
 

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Sturgeon: UK's energy policy should have a Scottish voice

By Kevin Burke - Scotland ought to play a role in the UK's energy sector, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon more...

Japanese Firms Looking to Liberated US Electricity Markets For Input on Power Deregulation

By Shawn Weeks - Several Japanese firms are now looking to the United States in an effort to bring change to their own electricity more...

Smart Meters Market worth $18.2 Billion by 2019 at a CAGR of 10.2%

By sachin salunkhe - The report “Smart Meters Market by Type (Smart Electric Meters, Smart Water Meters, Smart Gas Meters), by End User (Industrial more...
 

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Managing Customer Alerts and Preferences for Success

Wednesday May 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

It's widely accepted that proactive customer communications are key to increasing customer satisfaction and improving engagement, but ensuring alerts are accurate, timely, and in your customer's channel of choice requires a robust management system and cross-team coordination. more...

Filed under: Information Technology

From worst to first: DTE Energy's customer satisfaction journey

Thursday May 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Customer satisfaction is the key to a utility's success. Achieving such satisfaction requires commitment and focus across every level of an organization. With company-wide processes and buy-in, and strong support from its customer care partner, handling thousands of outbound calls more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Using Criticality and Value to Reach Optimal Decisions in a Constrained World

Friday Jun 5, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois - United States

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out advanced metering more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate
 


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