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TECO Energy Announces Agreement to Sell Its TECO Coal Subsidiary

Oct 20 - Business Wire - TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE:TE) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its coal mining subsidiary, TECO Coal and its subsidiaries, to Cambrian Coal Corporation, a member of the Booth Energy Group. more...
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WPSC files request with MPSC to raise electric rates in Michigan

Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine - Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, or WPSC, a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc., has filed a request with the Michigan Public Service Commission, or MPSC, to raise the electric rates of its customers in the upper peninsula of Michigan over the next three years. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Blackbird International Corporation Receives Approval for Power Plants in Sri Lanka

Oct 20, 2014 -- eTeligis.com - Blackbird International Corporation (OTC Pink: BBRD) (PINKSHEETS: BBRD), is pleased to announce that its recently acquired company Wave Electricity Renewal Power Ocean Ltd (WERPO) (http://www.sde.co.il/), has received an official request for its technology in Sri Lanka. more...
Filed under: International

GE Capital is Administrative Agent on $50 Million Financing for Bird Electric Enterprises, LLC

CHICAGO, Oct 20, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - GE Capital today announced it is providing a $50 million credit facility to Bird Electric Enterprises, LLC (Bird Electric), a leading electrical services provider. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Suzlon wins wind turbine supply orders in India for combined capacity of 150MW

Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine - Suzlon Group, a wind turbine supplier, has won wind turbines supply orders in India for a combined capacity of 150MW. more...
Filed under: International

Alstom Spain renews collaboration agreement with ETSII-UPM and ETSEIB

Oct 20, 2014 -- MarketLine - Alstom Spain has renewed its collaboration agreement with the School of Industrial Engineering at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, or ETSII-UPM, and the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona, or ETSEIB, to maintain the Alstom chairs located in both institutions related to railway technologies, smart grids and clean energy. more...
Filed under: International


By Joel Gordes
On: October 20, 2014
Recently, Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P), a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities (NU), filed for a rate increase with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA). more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Steve Ehrlich
On: October 14, 2014
Consider this near-perfect storm: Many utilities in the United States have some part of their infrastructure that is more than 50 years old and long more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
By Michael Wolk
On: October 10, 2014
More and more energy companies are focusing their efforts around business intelligence (BI) to bring together data, information technology tools and knowledge to improve their more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Michelle Goldsmith
On: October 7, 2014
Disruptive technologies, or disruptive innovations, are those technological advances that fundamentally change a market or industry, often by displacing an existing technology. more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Kevin Herring
On: September 22, 2014
Doubt can be a real show-stopper. When people doubt, they lack confidence, lose motivation, and often stop trying altogether. It shows up when managers give more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess


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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 20-10-2014

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...
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Global Renewable Distributed Energy Generation Technologies Market Size, Analysis,Industry 2014-2018

By Marvin Viber - About Renewable Distributed Energy Generation Technologies Renewable distributed energy generation includes small-scale renewable generation technologies such as solar PV, small more...
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Global Energy Harvesting Devices Market Size, Analysis, Industry, Share, Growth, Trends 2014-2018

By Marvin Viber - About Energy Harvesting Devices Energy harvesting devices are devices that convert ambient energy into electrical energy. Ambient energy is the more...
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Global Energy Security Market Size, Analysis, Industry, Share, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2014-2018

By Mark Lesnar - Report Overview TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Energy Security market to grow at a CAGR of 6.5 percent over the more...
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Global Energy Management Information System Market Size, Industry, Analysis, Growth, 2014-2018

By Mark Lesnar - Report Overview TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Energy Management Information System market to grow at a CAGR of 5.07 percent more...

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DEVELOPING THE SECURITY PLAN: Protecting the Grid with an Integrated Plan

Thursday Oct 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: * How does a quality security plan provide strong value to the utility? * How can I leverage technologies across my operations, network/cybersecurity, and physical security as part of my security plan? * What are the steps more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

NERC Reliability Assurance Initiative (RAI): Bolstering your internal controls for compliance in the new paradigm

Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Since 2007, the utility industry has been working to improve its compliance programs based on guidance from NERC and the Regional Entities, as well as lessons learned through audits. "Internal Controls" are central to the RAI, so it is critical more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

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 Utility Analytics Week

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014 - Friday Oct 24, 2014 - Newport Beach, CA

Join us for our Third Annual Utility Analytics Week event where you will hear and learn about the hottest topics in analytics today. The analytics revolution is pushing utilities to respond to real time needs arising in the industry as more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Reforming the Energy Vision: The Utility of the Future

Monday Oct 27, 2014 - New York, New York - United States

In this New York-based Energy and Environment Breakfast, ICF International welcomes Audrey Zibelman who will offer up various perspectives about the power industry and the challenges involved in gaining consensus in a time of great flux. It's hard to recall more...

Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

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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