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Regulator accuses electric supplier of deceptive marketing

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Julie Wernau Chicago Tribune - Regulators are investigating a New York-based electricity supplier, which is accused of using "deceptive marking practices" in Illinois. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

CUB applauds investigation of electric supplier

CHICAGO (The Associated Press) - Aug 21 - An Illinois watchdog group is celebrating a decision by regulators to launch an investigation of an Orangeburg, New York-based alternative electric supplier. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

TVA rates to rise 1.5 percent in 2015

Aug 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority will raise electric rates by 1.5 percent in October, marking the second consecutive year of such a rate increase. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Cable maker takes lead in offshore wind market

Aug 21 - Evening Gazette (UK) - JDR Cables has signed a contract to supply Germany's largest windfarm cluster. more...
Filed under: International

NRC Assigns New Resident Inspector to McGuire Nuclear Station

Aug 21 - Targeted News Service - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Ronald Cureton Jr. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Black Hills Corp. Utility Subsidiary Receives Revenue Increase Approval

Aug 21 - Thomson Reuters ONE - Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) utility subsidiary Black Hills Power yesterday received approval from the Wyoming Public Service Commission of a settlement agreement allowing the company to increase electric revenues in Wyoming. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Articles 

By Gary Brooks
On: August 19, 2014
For decades, multi-facility organizations have struggled with the frustrating task of collecting data from their disparate utility providers. With all the talk about big data, more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Michael Hinton
On: August 12, 2014
Still reeling from the Polar Vortex, 2014 has been energy retail’s winter of discontent. It won’t be the last. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Kai Hui
On: August 5, 2014
A utility with two million smart meters in the field is inundated with approximately 750 million data elements each day - that's almost twice as more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Alex Dzurick
On: August 4, 2014
In this world of rising fuel prices, climate change and environmental awareness, the energy sector is under pressure to be a catalyst for change. Sometimes more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Kevin Herring
On: July 31, 2014
Al Dunlap rose to stardom because he tried to save troubled businesses quickly by closing factories and laying off thousands of employees that sometimes pared more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
 

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Catalyst Market growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2014 to 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

By Mark gvr - Global catalyst market is expected to reach USD 27.59 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View more...
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Labour pledges to strip licenses from misbehaving energy firms

By Kevin Burke - Energy companies who breach the conditions of their licenses will be stripped of the right to supply gas and electricity more...

Chrome Mining Devices,Chromite Ore Beneficiation,Spiral Plant Sale

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California's utility-scale solar generation hits new peak of 4.8 GW

By John Ryan - The California grid hit a new peak generation record for utility-scale solar PV and CSP of 4.813 GW at 12:03 more...
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US: 100% of new generating capacity in July renewable

By John Ryan - While in 2014 natural gas continues to be the largest source for new generation capacity added to U.S. grids, solar, more...
 

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State of the Energy Industry: A Mid-Year Review

Friday Aug 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. This free webcast will be based on ScottMadden's more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Mobility Computing Solutions - Transitioning to a Tablet Environment

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

While many field workers still utilize the clamshell form factor, the adoption of the tablet device within mobile workforces is a rising trend and is gaining considerable ground for a variety of reasons. Attracted to its lightweight form factor and more...

Filed under: Information Technology

A State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Thursday Sep 4, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central's Sierra Energy Group surveyed 70 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

2014 Mobile Utility Week

Monday Sep 15, 2014 - Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 - Phoenix, AZ

This is a must-attend event for utilities professionals who are responsible for creating and implementing their organization's mobile strategy. Walk away with the knowledge and resources required to implement effective mobile solutions within the areas of customer engagement mobility and more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

CounterIntel Conference and Training - Park City, Utah

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 - Thursday Sep 18, 2014 - Park City, UT - USA

Critical Intelligence will host our first CounterIntel Conference and Training in Park City, Utah, September 16-18, 2014. Join industry peers, industrial control system owners/operators and intelligence experts to discuss situational awareness and intelligence. Learn how leading organizations are incorporating intelligence more...

Filed under: Information Technology
 


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