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Many lack knowledge or opinion of NextEra deal, poll finds

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Andrew Gomes The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - A new survey suggests that most residents served by Hawaiian Electric Industries utilities don't care or know about the bid by Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. More...

NYSEG seeks rate hikes for gas, electricity

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Joe Mahoney The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y. - An average NYSEG power bill would go up by roughly $8 per month for electricity, and gas bills would jump about $10 if the company is successful in convincing state regulators it needs a $165 million annual revenue increase, the company disclosed Wednesday. More...

Women leaders in energy share success stories, challenges faced on the way

May 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Rana Husseini Jordan Times, Amman - When Ajloun resident Wijdan Rabadi decided to study electrical engineering in the early 1980s, the decision was met with rejection from her community. More...
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Fitch Rates National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp 'A'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK (The Associated Press) - May 21 - Fitch Ratings has assigned initial ratings, including a long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'A', to National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp. More...

NJR reports lower Q2 net income, provides outlook for fiscal 2015

May 21, 2015 -- MarketLine - New Jersey Resources Corporation, or NJR, has reported that net income for the second quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $60.9 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, compared to $172.97 million, or $2.04 per diluted share, for the same quarter ended March 31, 2014. More...

MEG Energy Q1 net loss increases

May 21, 2015 -- MarketLine - MEG Energy Corp. has reported that net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 was C$508.31 million, or C$2.27 loss per share, compared to a net loss of C$103.44 million, or C$0.46 loss per share, for the same quarter ended March 31, 2014. More...

Articles 

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 Samuel Insull's empire and effectively granted federal protection to utility more...
By Charlie Hewitt
On: March 9, 2015
The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) regulates seven tariffs for retail electric delivery service. These tariffs correspond to the Transmission and Distribution Utilities (TDUs) serving retail customers in those areas of Texas open to more...
By Michael Hinton
On: January 19, 2015
For energy traders, the growing compliance burden in Europe is set to intensify with the introduction of MIFID II in 2017. There is still some uncertainty as to how the directives will be implemented by more...
By Ronald Willoughby
On: January 16, 2015
How many of you remember the days of Quality Circles, and how one of the most difficult problems was selecting the problem? All too frequently participants fell into the analysis paralysis trap, and tried to more...
By PJ Davis
On: January 9, 2015
Unique and increasing demands from customers, regulation and technology are forcing utilities to flex in unprecedented ways. The resulting effects of these changes have real impact the entire energy industry. In 2014, Energy Central mapped more...

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From worst to first: DTE Energy's customer satisfaction journey

Thursday May 28, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Customer satisfaction is the key to a utility's success. Achieving such satisfaction requires commitment and focus across every level of an organization. With company-wide processes and buy-in, and strong support from its customer care partner, handling thousands of outbound calls more...

Using Criticality and Value to Reach Optimal Decisions in a Constrained World

Friday Jun 5, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Asset intensive organizations need rational criteria to decide which assets or asset systems are most critical and should therefore be looked after first and foremost. Similarly, making the best decisions across your entire organization on how to spend your scarce more...

Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security

Wednesday Jun 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Every utility doing business in our increasingly digital and interconnected world is faced with security issues, and intrusions are predicted to rise over the next few years--whether from rogue nations or homegrown threats, whether actual physical attacks on infrastructure or more...

Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

Monday Jun 8, 2015 - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Dubai UAE

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first more...

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois - United States

The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest running, most influential gathering of utility industry professionals that meet annually to discuss best practices in smart grid customer education. Whether you are a utility looking to roll out advanced metering more...

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Japanese Firms Looking to Liberated US Electricity Markets For Input on Power Deregulation

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