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Maine lawmakers expected to vote Thursday on sweeping energy policy bill

May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Tux Turkel Portland Press Herald, Maine - No dramatic changes are likely this year in a state law that compensates homeowners with solar-electric panels for their power generation, but other provisions in a far-reaching energy bill submitted by Gov. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Connecticut House approves ban on variable-rate electricity contracts

May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Luther Turmelle New Haven Register, Conn. - The Connecticut House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve passage of a bill that would ban variable-rate electric contracts for residential power customers. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Hydro royalties hearings scheduled

May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Vershal Hogan The Natchez Democrat, Miss. - The City of Vidalia has scheduled two public hearings to discuss the city's use of hydroelectric royalty funds. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

NRC authorizes staff to issue Unit 2 license at Watts Bar

May 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Flessner Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. - For the first time in nearly two decades, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue an operating license for a new nuclear power plant, pending staff approval of final startup tests. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

EPE files request with NMPRC for increase in electric rates

May 28, 2015 -- MarketLine - El Paso Electric Company, or EPE, has filed request with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, or NMPRC, for an increase in electric rates of approximately $8.6 million, or 7.1%, of non-fuel base rates. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Phoenix Solar to construct 1.96MWp rooftop photovoltaic systems in Singapore

May 28, 2015 -- MarketLine - Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd., the Singapore-based subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG, has won a contract to construct a 1.96MWp of rooftop photovoltaic, or PV, systems at the Tuas and Gali Batu train depots in Singapore. more...
Filed under: International


By Harry Valentine
On: May 27, 2015
The recent thaw in American - Cuban relations opens possibilities for co-operation in such areas as energy, initiatives that may spread to include several other more...
Filed under: International
By Jerry Jackson
On: May 22, 2015
Deloitte's reSources 2014 Survey found a growing number of firms recognizing energy management as essential in corporate growth strategies. This is not a surprising considering more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
By Dr. Dimitri Daskalakis
On: May 18, 2015
A crucial day of decision in the so-called "War on Demand Response" came on Monday April 27. The Supreme Court announced whether it will review more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Kevin Herring
On: May 11, 2015
Let’s say you started a credit card payment processing company. Ten years later your business is raking in $2.2 million in profit after paying yourself more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Angela Sun
On: May 4, 2015
For some organizations, the days of manually entering utility bill data are over. These organizations have come to the realization that in this day and more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care


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Is Brazil in your business development radar?

By Rafael Herzberg - Watch this 5 min Video [External Link] more...
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U.S. Solar PV Market Expected To Exceed 60.0 GW By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.

By Devesh Billore - U.S. solar PV market is expected to exceed 60.0 GW by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View more...
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Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market Is Expected To Reach USD 6.93 Billion By 2022

By Devesh Billore - Global advanced energy storage systems market is expected to reach USD 6.93 billion by 2022, according to a new study more...
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Powerhive's advanced solar-backed microgrids to power the developing countries

By Kamlesh Jolapara - More than a century after the lightbulb was invented; 1.3 billion people worldwide -- or 18% of the global population more...

Singapore Power Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Outlook to 2025, Update 2015

By roshani bhamare - "The Report Singapore Power Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Market Trends, Regulations, and Competitive Landscape provides information on more...

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From worst to first: DTE Energy's customer satisfaction journey

Thursday May 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Customer satisfaction is the key to a utility's success. Achieving such satisfaction requires commitment and focus across every level of an organization. With company-wide processes and buy-in, and strong support from its customer care partner, handling thousands of outbound calls more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Using Criticality and Value to Reach Optimal Decisions in a Constrained World

Friday Jun 5, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce more...

Filed under: Risk & Operations

Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois - United States

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...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

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