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U.S. Geothermal Completes Acquisition of Ram Power's Geysers Project

BOISE, IDAHO, Apr 22, 2014 -- Marketwired - U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSE MKT: HTM)(TSX: GTH) (the "Company"), a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today that it has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Ram Power, Corp.'s ("Ram") Geysers project for a total of $6.4 million in cash. More...

AEP Subsidiary Appalachian Power To Redeem Senior Notes

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire - Appalachian Power Company, a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today announced that on May 22, 2014, it will redeem the entire outstanding $200 million principal amount of its 4.95 percent Senior Notes, Series I, due 2015. More...

Duke Energy picks land to sell

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Amanda Moss Richmond County Daily Journal, Rockingham, N.C. - Duke Energy Progress has selected a 99-acre parcel of land in Hamlet to participate in the utility's 2014 Site Readiness Program that aims to help market the site for a future development. More...
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AEP Investing In Operating Companies, Transmission Business To Support Earnings Growth, Shareholders Learn At Company's Annual Meeting

FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is successfully executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent, according to Nicholas K. More...

American Electric Power Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire - The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. More...

Unitil Declares Common Stock Dividend

HAMPTON, N.H., Apr 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) (www.unitil.com) today announced that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.345 per share, payable on May 29, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 15, 2014. More...

Articles 

By Austin Morris
On: March 24, 2014
In the past several years, the energy markets in the U.S. and around the globe have been in a state of rapid and unrelenting change, leaving many market participants nostalgic for the "good old days." more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: March 21, 2014
Maybe you've thought about it once or twice. Exactly how much money is spent on residential electricity in the U.S. each year? It may not seem like a large amount when you pay your bill more...
By Michael D'Aurizio
On: March 17, 2014
For today's post, I'd like to take a break from all of the busy, but important, day-to-day activity of the U.S. energy markets, and instead pause to reflect on where the energy industry might be more...
By Corey Benson
On: December 9, 2013
Competitive forces can produce unexpected outcomes, particularly in industries that have undergone restructuring from vertically integrated monopolies to open competition. The electricity supply industry presents a fascinating case study of the seemingly counter-intuitive strategies businesses more...
By Rick Barnett
On: December 4, 2013
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing has grown since its 2008 start as a solar financing tool, to include energy efficiency projects.  PACE allows local government to administer efficiency loans using private capital and the more...

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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...

Asset Intelligence - Using analytics to increase reliability and manage total cost of asset ownership

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The growing use of asset monitoring and management technologies is creating a new paradigm in asset management. This new model expands the use of existing data to arrive at a significantly deeper and more precise assessment of the utility operation's more...

Maximizing Workforce Management to Improve Customer Experience and Increase Operational Efficiency

Wednesday Apr 30, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The webinar will focus on: How to apply the key tenets of Workforce Management to existing or new practices; Application of effectiveness measures for each process of Workforce Management; and Lessons learned during a Workforce Management practice optimization project (processes more...

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Energy Poverty Entraps Economy In Developing Countries

By Annie K - Energy Poverty is lack of access to energy services, mainly electricity for basic needs such as lighting and cooking.  Prevalent more...
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Boo! Did I scare you?

By Joel Gilbert - We Americans all seem to love a good scare, especially if it is tied to an underlying conspiracy theory.  Aliens more...
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Global clean energy investment up 10% in first quarter

By John Ryan - A 42% increase in small-scale solar investment in the first quarter of 2014 has helped the global renewable energy sector grow rapidly, more...
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US adds 584 MW of solar in first quarter, reaches 8.67 GW in March

By John Ryan - The United States added 584 MW of installed large-scale solar capacity in the first quarter of 2014, according to a more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 22-04-2014

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...


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