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Alternative Earth Resources completes sale of geothermal projects to Ormat

VANCOUVER, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Canada NewsWire - Alternative Earth Resources Inc. ("AER") (TSX.V: AER) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of certain geothermal projects to Ormat Nevada Inc. ("Ormat") pursuant to a Purchase and Sale Agreement dated August 5, 2014 (the "Transaction"). More...

TVA revenues declining

Aug 28 - Briana Harris The Decatur Daily, Ala. - Tennessee Valley Authority revenue from power sales has decreased each of the past three years, causing a ripple effect for local governments that look to TVA to provide consistent in-lieu-of-tax funding. More...

Blumenthal, public slam CL&P for rate-hike request

Aug 28 - New Haven Register (CT) - Politicians and ratepayers alike blasted a proposed rate increase by Connecticut Light and Power during a hearing Wednesday night before the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. More...
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Fitch Affirms Ratings of Public Service Enterprise Group and Subs; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK, Aug 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) on Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) and its competitive generation subsidiary PSEG Power LLC (Power). More...

Colorado Springs electric rates could soon be 36-cents less than before Drake fire

Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Monica Mendoza The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - A second turbine at Martin Drake Power Plant has powered up and that coupled with lower natural gas prices means residential Utilities customers might soon pay 36 cents less a month for electricity than before the fire at the plant. More...

Fitch Affirms South Mississippi Electric Power Assoc. Bonds at 'A-'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK, Aug 27, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' rating on the following South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SMEPA) outstanding bonds. More...

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By Michael Hinton
On: August 12, 2014
Still reeling from the Polar Vortex, 2014 has been energy retail’s winter of discontent. It won’t be the last. more...
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 in your size left in stock. Feeling pretty darn satisfied more...
By Joel Gilbert
On: July 2, 2014
No, that is not a misspelled word. It is a play on words and a good key thought for this post. It reflects a serious question. Is this the right time to change an electric more...
By Joel Gilbert
On: June 25, 2014
Recently, Time Magazine had an interesting article by Comedians Key and Peele titled "The Case for Mockery." They claim we have changed our sense of openness in making fun of things and that has now more...
By Harry Valentine
On: June 24, 2014
For many decades, hobbyists built scale model aircraft for reasons of recreation and personal interest. However, advancing technology has created new applications for scale model aircraft, also known as drones. Electric power companies have introduced more...

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A State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Thursday Sep 4, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central's Sierra Energy Group surveyed 70 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management more...

Valuing the Costs and Benefits of Solar

Tuesday Sep 9, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) continues to grow in the United States. While solar PV is predominately installed in California, the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Colorado, Arizona and Hawaii, how to value its contribution and costs is being discussed in legislative and regulatory more...

Revenue Assurance; a boring topic unless it's your revenue

Wednesday Sep 17, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Did you get a paycheck recently? Did you look over your paycheck to make sure you got paid for the work you provided? Would you be concerned if your paycheck was 10, 15, or 20% less than you expected? That's more...

Utility Analytics, Challenges & Solutions Webcast Series - Session Two

Tuesday Sep 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The utility analytics marketplace is evolving so fast that it is hard to keep up with new technologies and processes that are transforming how utilities accomplish their mission. This webcast series provides attendees with an opportunity to see and hear more...

2014 Mobile Utility Week

Monday Sep 15, 2014 - Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 - Phoenix, AZ

This is a must-attend event for utilities professionals who are responsible for creating and implementing their organization's mobile strategy. Walk away with the knowledge and resources required to implement effective mobile solutions within the areas of customer engagement mobility and more...

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Australia: Solar costs could rise 50% if RET cut

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Keys to Developing an Energy Strategy

By Nate Nead - In the world of project management, projects are conducted and managed via the circulation of a Work Breakdown Structure, or more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 29-08-2014

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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