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Reliance Power to buy Jaypee hydropower stations

Jul 29 - Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) - India's Reliance Power will buy three hydropower plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures for an undisclosed sum to cut its dependance on coal, the firm said Monday. more...
Filed under: International

Austin errs on utility bills, credits coming to thousands of customers

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Sarah Coppola Austin American-Statesman - An estimated 70,000 out of 200,000 Austin utility customers were billed for higher or lower costs than they should have been in recent months. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

EPA hearings to bring coal debate to Pittsburgh streets

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David Conti The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Hundreds of people will get a chance to tell federal officials in Pittsburgh what they think about new anti-pollution rules for power plants during hearings on Thursday and Friday. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

CONSOL Energy Inc. Announces Cash Tender Offer for up to $200,000,000 of its 8.25% Senior Notes due 2020

PITTSBURGH, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire - CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) ("CONSOL") today announced that it has commenced a modified "Dutch Auction" cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase up to $200,000,000 principal amount (the "Tender Cap") of its 8.25% senior notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes"). more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Duke Energy Progress-NCEMPA deal could lower local electric rates

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Eddie Fitzgerald Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C. - Duke Energy Progress announced Monday it has agreed to purchase generating assets used by 32 cities, including New Bern, that are members of the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Two Iberdrola USA Companies among Nation's Most Trusted Utilities

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire - Central Maine Power (CMP) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), two Iberdrola USA-owned utilities, were ranked among the most trusted utility brands in the nation according to a recent study conducted by Cogent Reports. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate


By Matthew Taylor
On: July 29, 2014
Your future customers are smart. They have become more and more educated as retail industries have grown and adapted a more transparent type of business more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Fred Kesinger
On: July 28, 2014
A dramatic transformation is currently taking place in U.S. utilities. A significant segment of the gas and electric utilities workforce is soon to be eligible more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Sheldon Zakreski
On: July 9, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a proposal for the first-ever national protections from dangerous carbon pollution from existing power plants. The EPA more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Sarah Battaglia
On: July 8, 2014
Everyone has been there. You go to a store to get a pair of those trendy new shoes and find that there's only one pair more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Jess Dods
On: July 4, 2014
As with so many things, planning is vitally important for meetings. Questions like “What do I/we want to accomplish?” are at the core of this more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess


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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 29-07-2014

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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Are energy companies speeding up switching times?

By Kevin Burke - Ofgem recently pledged to ensure that energy consumers can switch supplier in as little as 17 days. Although this policy more...
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Importance of LEED Certification

By Chris Pentago - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system that is designed for use during the design, construction, more...
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One of Australia’s largest PV companies goes under

By John Ryan - Having lead the way in a number of major and innovative PV projects in many parts of Australia, Ingenero was more...
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Industry responds to US anti-dumping ruling

By John Ryan - The preliminary imposition of anti-dumping (AD) duties on Chinese and Taiwanese solar products by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on Friday more...

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2014 Energy Market Perspective Webinar

Thursday Jul 31, 2014 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Please join Black & Veatch as we review our Mid-Year 2014 Energy Market Outlook and Industry Trends in a free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will discuss our insights into the near and long-term energy market, providing an outlook for the more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

Gas and Electric Law and Policy: The Shifting Regulatory and Market Landscape

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 - Washington, DC, District of Columbia - USA

POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 At the request of several public officials and because the current date falls on the planned final week of Congressional session before the August recess, we have decided to postpone the conference until the Fall. We more...

Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

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