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City of Cuero electric rates hot topic for residents

Glenn Rea - Would Cuero residents pay lower electric bills if the city deregulated its electric utility? An online petition was launched earlier this month in hopes of motivating Cuero City Council to deregulate its electric utility. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Utilities face new disclosure rules

By Jeff McDonald, The San Diego Union-Tribune - Power companies and other businesses who want to keep secret records they submit to state regulators will have to explain why their documents should be confidential, under a ruling by the California Public Utilities Commission. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Schultz: New solar program offers credits on your energy bill

Staff Writer - For years, we've been hearing about the benefits of clean, renewable energy. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plant

By Andy Kravetz, Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. - A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against the owner of a coal-fired energy plant in Edwards, saying its owners allowed too much soot to be emitted from the smoke stacks there. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Supervisors reject Soda Mountain solar plant

By Jim Steinberg, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. - San Bernardino County Supervisors on Tuesday voted against state certification of a necessary Environmental Impact Report for the Soda Mountain Solar Power Plant, saying the project would degrade pristine desert land with little benefit to area residents. more...
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Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plant

By Andy Kravetz, Journal Star, Peoria, Ill. - A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against the owner of a coal-fired energy plant in Edwards, saying its owners allowed too much soot to be emitted from the smoke stacks there. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

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By Todd Brecher
On: August 22, 2016
On July 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to (1) collect a wide more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Dick Munson
On: August 19, 2016
As a utility executive, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times. It is the age of innovation, it is the more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
By Wally Wilson
On: August 8, 2016
Minnkota Power's Milton R. Young Station began commercial operation in 1970 with one generating unit, adding a second generating unit in 1977. In 2012, Life more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
By David Pope
On: August 3, 2016
I've written before about how analytics is the ultimate renewable resource due to the fact that the same "math" can be applied to solve problems more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Kathleen Wolf Davis
On: August 1, 2016
Don't know Pokemon Go? It's the latest game craze where you go out to "capture" Pokemon creatures using an augmented reality overlay on your smartphone. more...
Filed under: Information Technology
 

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Global Mineral-oil-based Lubricants Market to Grow at a CAGR of 2% Between 2014-2019 Research Report

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Global Geothermal Power Generation Market 2016 Industry Analysis, Segment & Forecast up to 2020

By kara kirkland - Geothermal power is electricity generated by geothermal energy of earth. Geothermal power is considered to be a sustainable, renewable source more...

Global Drill Bits Market Analysis, Trends, Segment & Forecast up to 2020

By kara kirkland - Drill bits machine are cutting tools used to remove material to create holes, always of circular cross-section. Drill bit is more...

Global Smart Transformers Market Analysis, Trends, Segment & Forecast up to 2020

By kara kirkland - Smart transformer is also known as solid state transformer. Smart transformer controls power distribution networks. It makes possible the conversion more...
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Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation?

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - The whole title is "Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation under Great Capitalism?," which more...
 

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Getting Physical with Cybersecurity

Wednesday Sep 7, 2016 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your office

IT-OT-Physical Security Convergence for Critical Infrastructure Protection In spite of huge investments in security, attacks in critical sectors are on the rise. Most owners and operators of critical infrastructure assets deal with security in departmental silos which is not only more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

28th Annual Independent Energy HR Association Conference

Wednesday Sep 21, 2016 - Friday Sep 23, 2016 - Charleston, South Carolina - USA

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Filed under: Human Resourcess

Mobile Utility Summit 2016

Tuesday Sep 27, 2016 - Wednesday Sep 28, 2016 - Denver, Colorado - United States

Real-World Solutions, Practical Advice, Field-Tested Strategies Mobile technology is delivering big dividends to utilities, helping them capture new customers, boosting loyalty and connecting field service forces with back-office operations. Now in its third year, Energy Central’s Mobile Utility Summit has more...

Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Sep 29, 2016 - Philadelphia

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...

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