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EPA Regulations: Leading America to an Uncertain Energy Future, says National Mining Association

Sep 18 - Targeted News Service - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Group slams federal energy regulators over alleged market manipulation

Sep 18 - New Haven Register (CT) - A Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group is criticizing federal energy regulators for failing to act against a private equity firm that owns power plants in New England for allegedly manipulating a power auction conducted earlier this year by ISO-New England. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

New PUC flap emerges over ousted Peevey aide in wake of PG&E email controversy

Sep 18 - Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - The Public Utilities Commission landed in a fresh controversy following the disclosure Wednesday that Carol Brown, ousted top aide to the PUC's most powerful official, is actually on leave and did not depart the agency as widely thought. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

UGE and OTEPI Renewables Form Strategic Partnership; Jump-Start Commercial Solar Systems in Panama

NEW YORK, NY, Sep 18, 2014 -- Marketwired - UGE (www.urbangreenenergy.com) (TSX VENTURE: UG) (PINKSHEETS: UGEIF), a global leader in renewable energy solutions for enterprise customers, today announced a strategic partnership with OTEPI Renewables, an energy-related company founded in 1967, with a focus on rapidly advancing commercial solar installations in Panama. more...
Filed under: International

Vermont renewable energy issue before FTC

Sep 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Brian Nearing Times Union, Albany, N.Y. - A possible flaw in Vermont's renewable energy rules -- one not found in New York's system -- that allows renewable energy production to be "double counted" by utilities has sparked a challenge to the Federal Trade Commission. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

PPL spinoff Talen will stay in the Lehigh Valley

Sep 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Scott Kraus The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) - PPL Corp.'s power generation spinoff Talen Energy will keep its headquarters in the Lehigh Valley. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Articles 

By Steve Driver
On: September 17, 2014
Geographic remoteness and poor connectivity mean many electricity generators encounter issues when attempting to keep remote sites or workers up-to-date with essential data. more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Joyce Tam
On: September 15, 2014
The increased integration of machine to machine (M2M) technology is providing the field service industry with excellent opportunities to offer new services and increase revenue, more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Tom Hulsebosch
On: September 4, 2014
Utilities face increasing pressure from stakeholders and communities to improve their financial performance and profitability by minimizing write-offs for uncollectible accounts. West Monroe Partners recently more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Andres Carvallo
On: September 3, 2014
Smart Grid 3.0 (or SG3) is considered a user-centric power grid that allows end-users to hold an active participatory role in the network and potentially more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Gerald Conn
On: August 27, 2014
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has estimated that 60 percent of today's workforce is overweight and out of shape. Furthermore, a recent more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
 

ENERGY BLOGS

Offshore Drilling Market by Services, Applicationsandby Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2019

By Sharon Kelly - The onshore mature oil & gas reserves shifts the focus of operator companies towards deep water offshore areas. The increasing more...

Nuclear Power and Equipment Market worth $67.23 Billion by 2019 - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type (PWR, PHWR, BWR, HTGR, FBR etc.), by Equipment Type more...

Natural Gas Storage Market worth $763.60 Billion by 2019 - Global Trends & Forecasts till 2019

By sachin salunkhe - The report "Natural Gas Storage Market by Type (Underground, Above Ground, and Floating), and by Geography-Global Trends & Forecasts till more...

Eco Living: Green Wall Coverings

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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 18-09-2014

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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Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session One

Monday Sep 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Two

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Three

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Preparing for NERC CIP 014: Understanding the Regulations and Interpreting Their Impact

Thursday Sep 25, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: • How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? • What are other utilities doing? • How do approaches to utility security differ now versus pre-CIP 014? • How will the CIP evolve? more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

26th Annual Independent Energy Human Resources Association (IEHRA) Conference

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - San Diego, California - United States

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Filed under: Human Resourcess

8th Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange

Wednesday Sep 24, 2014 - Friday Sep 26, 2014 - Aspen, Colorado - USA

Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange (formerly Colorado Utility Efficiency Exchange) facilitates a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for developing and implementing customer programs related more...

Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

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
 


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