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S.C. Supreme Court hears challenge to nuclear plant's higher costs

Apr 17 - State (Columbia, SC) - After hearing arguments Wednesday, the S.C. Supreme Court now will decide whether SCE&G is responsible for a $278 million cost increase at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant or if the utility can pass part of that tab along to ratepayers. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Offshore wind farm to be pioneering blueprint

Apr 17 - Northern Echo (England) - A North-east offshore wind farm will be a pioneering blueprint in shaping the UK's power sector, a senior energy boss has told The Northern Echo. more...
Filed under: International

EDF highlights its investment in new UK electricity generation

Apr 17 - Global Data Point - The West Burton Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station and the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm were both officially opened today (April 16) by the Energy Minister Michael Fallon MP and the Chairman and CEO of EDF Group, Henri Proglio. more...
Filed under: International

The Empire District Electric Company Files Annual Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan

Apr 17 - Targeted News Service - The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Pursuant to Public Service Commission rule, The Empire District Electric Company (Empire) has filed its 2014 Annual Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan and 2013 Annual Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Report with the Missouri Public Service Commission. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Sonoma Clean Power officials oppose 'opt-in' bill

Apr 17 - Press Democrat, The (Santa Rosa, CA) - Officials with Sonoma County's startup public power provider said legislation recently introduced in Sacramento poses a major threat to the agency and others like it seeking to launch across the state. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

State seeks quick decision in MOX lawsuit

Apr 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Derrek Asberry Aiken Standard, S.C. - South Carolina's Attorney General is seeking a quick resolution in the state's lawsuit against the Department of Energy over the Savannah River Site's MOX facility. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Articles 

By Matthew Cohen
On: April 15, 2014
Matthew Cohen, Energy Management Practice Leader with Direct Recruiters, Inc. had the opportunity to interview Roderick Morris, SVP, Marketing and Operations at Opower, provider of more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Joao Gomes
On: April 14, 2014
Today 70% of the Brazilian Electric Power comes from Hydroelectric Plants - Renewable Energy - this relation was worse in the past. I do not more...
Filed under: International
By Ian Hedding
On: April 9, 2014
As they search to improve various areas and aspects within their organization's businesses, many executives in the energy industry in recent years have put their more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Sarah Battaglia
On: April 8, 2014
You've seen it all over websites, you've heard it on the news, and you've even read it in some magazines. Lowering your thermostat will save more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Steve Owens
On: April 4, 2014
Especially during a power outage, utility customers want to know everything and know it immediately. "Why haven't I seen a truck?" "When will my power more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
 

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Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

By Annie K - The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure more...
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No US solar shortage this year, says IHS

By John Ryan - Higher solar costs resulting from a long-running global PV battle between the U.S. and China over antidumping and subsidy charges more...
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China figures not a surprise, says IHS analyst

By John Ryan - Stefan de Haan, associate director for the solar supply chain at IHS, was speaking more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 17-04-2014

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...

The Importance of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries in Renewable Power Generation

By Deja Kirkwood - When renewable energy sources are used to produce electrical power, the output cannot be guaranteed. It can be estimated with more...
 

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Boosting Reliability & Efficiencies for Resiliency - How Munis, Coops, IOUs See Big Gains from Distribution Automation

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Best Practices in Recruiting Participants for Energy Management Programs

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The key to success for energy management programs, whether demand response or energy efficiency, is getting customers enrolled. This free webcast will feature Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) discussing the marketing tactics and tools that have contributed to the success of more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

A New Approach to Substation Security and NERC compliance

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Fremont

High profile intrusions and physical attacks against substations have spurred a lot of discussion about physical security resulting in a FERC directive, for NERC to propose new physical security standards from NERC. A holistic approach to security has been proven more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

AGA/EEI Customer Service Conference & Exposition

Monday Apr 21, 2014 - Thursday Apr 24, 2014 - San Francisco, CA - USA

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Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
 


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