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JEA ratings stable, but challenges loom ahead ; Agencies: Management record strong as utility faces debt, tougher rules

Mar 26 - Florida Times Union - Recent financial reports on JEA by the nation's major credit- rating agencies paint a picture of a large public utility facing big challenges in the years ahead but buoyed by strong leadership, competitive rates and an aggressive campaign to tackle its $5 billion debt. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

New York State Launches an Energy Revolution

Mar 23 - Transmission & Distribution World - EDITOR’S NOTE: Audrey Zibelman, the chair of the New York State Public Service Commission, is helping launch a revolution in the delivery of energy and energy services in her state. more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Georgia lawmakers consider solar power financing

Mar 26 - Forexpros - Lawmakers may soon allow people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they get mortgages to buy homes or lease cars. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

FERC Publishes Application for Market-Based Rate Authority Filed by Waverly Wind Farm

Mar 25 - Targeted News Service - The Department of Energy published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

PIRA Energy Group's Weekly Natural Gas, Power and Coal Market Recap for the Week Ending March 22nd, 2015

Mar 26 - PR Web - NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that the Asian demand outlook remains essentially weak and will not begin to turn around, even in the face of some of the lowest LNG prices in over a year. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations

Bill would create state climatologist office

Mar 26 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brian Lyman Montgomery Advertiser, Ala. - Legislation before the Alabama House of Representatives would create a formal state office of climatology, but the sponsor and the state climatologist part ways on whether the office could serve in an advocacy role. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal


By Suzanne Jones
On: March 26, 2015
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Edward J. Tirello, Jr.
On: March 24, 2015
In 1987, there were approximately 175 investor-owned utilities. Little or no consolidation had occurred since the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 broke up more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
By Prasanth Kumar
On: March 23, 2015
Modern day Transmission and Distribution utilities are rapidly moving towards a smarter world and have the requirement to manage and maintain millions of physical asset more...
Filed under: Information Technology
By Steve Schultz
On: March 20, 2015
We have a huge opportunity to help energy companies serve their customers more effectively. In less than five years, mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) have more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care
By Sir Roy Gardner
On: March 18, 2015
For decades, traditional vertically-integrated utilities have dominated the U.S. energy landscape without fear of competition. Until recently, competition in both the wholesale and retail energy more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care


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Ofgem calls on gas network companies to do more to fight fuel poverty

By Kevin Burke - Gas network operators need to do more to reduce levels of fuel poverty, the UK's energy regulator has said. Ofgem more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 26-03-2015

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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Power Markets in Western Europe to 2020

By sara roy - Summary GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research report, “Power Markets in Western Europe to more...
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Global Wind Power Lubricating Grease Industry 2014 Market Segments,Size,Trends,Growth And Assessment

By swapnil devale - Global Wind Power Lubricating Grease Industry 2014 Market Research Report provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles more...

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Best Practices for Demand Management Program Design

Thursday Mar 26, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Executing a successful demand response, energy efficiency, or customer engagement program can be a complex endeavor. You need to make sure your program includes the right incentives to get the right number of participants and the right amount of load. more...

Filed under: Information Technology

How to Make Analytics a Strategic Priority

Tuesday Apr 14, 2015 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

While many people recognize the value of analytics to gain insight into data across an organization, analytics initiatives often compete against other utility projects for limited funds and resources. Moving these analytics initiatives to the top of the priority queue more...

Filed under: Information Technology

Award-winning marketing: Drive program participation with compelling creative campaigns

Thursday Apr 16, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Discover how to drive program participation by applying the award-winning marketing insights of CLEAResult and Nicor Gas to leverage customer intelligence and compelling campaigns. more...

Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

ICForecast Long-Term Integrated Power and Fuels Outlook 2015-2040

Tuesday Apr 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

While the power sector waits for MATS to be resolved and for the final Clean Power Plan rule from EPA, companies in the power and fuel sectors must continue to develop plans and make investments. In this webinar, ICF will more...

Filed under: Business & Corporate

EEI/AGA Customer Service Conference and Exposition

Monday Apr 6, 2015 - Thursday Apr 9, 2015 - Washington, DC - USA


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Comverge Utility Conference 2015

Wednesday Apr 8, 2015 - Friday Apr 10, 2015 - St. Petersburg, Florida

Join your peers in the demand management industry for the Comverge Utility Conference (CUC) April 8-10 at the historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Investor-owned utilities, public power utilities, electric cooperative utilities, regulators, vendors, and more...

Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

CS Week 2015 & Conference 39

Monday Apr 27, 2015 - Friday May 1, 2015 - Charlotte, NC - US

The premier utility customer service conference - presenting a wide range of current utility topics at levels from introductory to advanced. more...

Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

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