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SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Marc Lifsher Los Angeles Times - Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology. More...

GE Names Three to Leadership Positions

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Apr 15, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - GE [NYSE:GE] Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt announced today the appointment of Dan Janki to lead GE's Treasury operations, succeeding Kathy Cassidy, who is retiring later this year after 35 years of service to GE. More...

LM Wind Power reports lower revenues in 2013

Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - John Hageman Grand Forks Herald - A wind-turbine blade maker with a factory in Grand Forks reported decreased revenues in its 2013 financial report released Friday. More...
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MISO Clears Second Annual Capacity Auction

CARMEL, IN, Apr 15, 2014 -- Marketwired - MISO successfully completed its second annual Planning Resource Auction under its enhanced Resource Adequacy construct this week. More...

ITC Holdings Outlines New Five-Year Plan, Announces Share Repurchase Program

NOVI, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire - ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced its new five-year capital investment plan of approximately $4.5 billion for the period 2014 through 2018, as a part of a comprehensive strategic update. More...

Atlantic Power Corporation Announces April 2014 Common Share Dividend

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire - Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of April 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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How to craft the perfect field mobility program: Trends to adopt, traps to avoid and tapping into experience

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014 - 2:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Efficiency isn't just for your customer, and it's not just about saving cash for your end-user. Putting efficiency to work within your field units can bring a real tech ROI into focus. One way to get clearer vision on that more...

Boosting Reliability & Efficiencies for Resiliency - How Munis, Coops, IOUs See Big Gains from Distribution Automation

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...

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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IBC Solar lands in Japan, expands activities in India

By John Ryan - Germany’s IBC Solar is expanding its footprint in Asia with new projects in Japan and India. p style="border-top: 0px; border-right: more...
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Google buys solar-powered drone company

By John Ryan - Google on Monday announced the acquisition of Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum in a move that sees the technology more...
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Today's Energy Market Analysis - 15-04-2014

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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It’s like déjà vu all over again

By Joel Gilbert - What a fun French phrase!  You no doubt know this originated when Yogi Berra witnessed Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris more...

7 Tips To Successfully Select an Energy Management Solution

By Daniel Tuohy - Blog also available [External Link] In today’s highly competitive business environments, finding ways of reducing costs is on everyone’s agenda. Energy more...


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