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Environmental groups, attorneys general again sue to block nuclear plant relicensing

Oct 30 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Just a week after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission began relicensing nuclear power plants, environmental groups and several states are again suing to stop it. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

New Study Confirms: Scott Brown's Energy Agenda Would Increase Prices for New Hampshire Consumers

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., the Democratic nominee seeking re-election for the U.S. Senate, issued the following campaign news: In case you missed it, the Energy Information Administration today reported that a central tenet of Scott Brown's energy agenda, boosting natural gas exports, would in fact raise prices by "as much as 11 percent" here in the U.S. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Commission rejects $438 million plan to build solar plant in Moapa Valley

Oct 30 - Las Vegas Sun (NV) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is unhappy that state regulators rejected a plan by Nevada Power to build a $438 million solar energy plant on the Moapa Valley Paiute Reservation about 50 miles from Las Vegas. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies

Oct 30 - Tampa Tribune (FL) - Dozens of people gathered in downtown Williams Park for a "pitchfork" protest Wednesday aimed at utility giant Duke Energy, whose headquarters is across the street. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

FERC Issues Order Authorizing the Disposition of Facilities Re Nevada Power Company and Nevada Sun-Peak Limited Partnership Under EC14-83

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Power Settlements Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the City of Pasadena's ETRM and ISO Bid-to-Bill Deployment

Oct 30 - PR Web - Power Settlements commends the City of Pasadena's adoption of the SettleCore™ ETRM energy trading and risk management system one year ago. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations


By Charles Dunn
On: October 31, 2014
How often does this happen in business today? The engineer feels that the business development guy is unrealistic and arbitrary in his expectations for when more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Brian O'Connell
On: October 29, 2014
An urban area that creates sustainable economic development and high quality of life along with a wise management of natural resources requires investment in infrastructure more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Marie Bahl McKenna
On: October 27, 2014
As you've heard me say previously, a key tenet of the emerging energy-as-a-service model is consumer centricity. I can hear the resounding 'Duh!' from utility more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Shira Weintraub
On: October 24, 2014
Most companies engage in manual data entry in some form. One area manual data entry is prevalent is energy management. Although it is essentially ubiquitous, more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Katia Lundy
On: October 23, 2014
Retail residential electricity prices across the U.S. rose in the first half of this year, averaging 12.3 per kilowatt hour, a 3.2 percent price hike more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care


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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 31-10-2014

By Dan Birkett - Today's energy price report has been published looking at the latest gas, power and oil prices and the different factors more...

Air Quality Control Systems Market worth $78.0 Billion By 2019 - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report Air Quality Control Systems Market By Technology (Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD), Electrostatic Precipitators, Nitrogen Oxide (NO x) Control more...
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Global Vehicle Power Lithium-ion Battery Market Size, Share, Study, Trends, Growth, Forecast 2014

By Mark Lesnar - Report Overview Research Beam adds a report titled “Global Vehicle Power Lithium-ion Battery Industry 2014” that provides detailed information of more...
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Energy efficient home improvements 'could boost UK GDP by £13.9bn'

By Kevin Burke - Energy efficiency is a key political football nowadays, with the Labour Party proposing caps on gas and electricity bills, the more...
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Petroleum Coke Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2

By alina john - The petroleum coke market report by Transparency Market Research provides in-depth analysis of the global petroleum coke industry. The report more...

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Thursday Nov 6, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Points for Discussion on November 6th: * How do I merge my grid resiliency and physical security efforts? * What key DoD and intelligence technologies can be used to enhance my physical security? * How can I realize the benefits more...

Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

ISO 55000 Planning: A Guide to Getting Started

Thursday Nov 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

In a world of aging assets and limited financial and human resources, organizations often struggle to decide which asset-related capital projects should get the most attention. The new ISO 55000 international standard for asset management tells us it's not just more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

2014 Knowledge Executive Summit

Monday Nov 10, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 12, 2014 - NewPort Beach, CA

Connect with an exclusive gathering of over 100 elite CIOs, VP's of Customer Service and VP's of Operations to network and share knowledge around the most critical issues and opportunities facing utility executives. Enjoy a breathtaking resort setting along the more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Utilities Executive Forum and Roundtable: November 18-20, 2014

Tuesday Nov 18, 2014 - Thursday Nov 20, 2014 - Ponte Vedra Beach , Florida - USA

Allow us to be your host for a gathering of senior utility executives featuring industry experts from Ferranti Computer Systems, Microsoft and Avanade discussing current challenges and trends in the Utility and Energy industry. We will be providing attendees an more...

Filed under: Information Technology

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