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House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing

- The world will continue to rely on energy to provide the things that we depend upon for a civil society to function. More...

More companies band against Integrated Resource Plan (IRP)

By David Beard, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. - May 02--Several other groups have intervened in Mon Power's and Potomac Edison's joint Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) case now before the Public Service Commission. More...

Renewable energy backers power up lobbying in Mass.

Boston Herald - May 01--An effort to jolt Massachusetts' reliance on solar and wind projects has surged in recent years, powered in part by an increase in lobbying by supporters of renewable energy. More...
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Ohio top utility regulator to leave job for private sector

- Ohio's top utility regulator resigned on Friday, marking the fourth departure from the job since Gov. More...

FirstEnergy plan is blocked by federal regulators; utility must first apply to agency

By Betty Lin-Fisher, The Akron Beacon Journal - April 28--Federal regulators have pre-empted controversial state decisions made last month approving profit guarantees for FirstEnergy and AEP, saying the electric utilities must first apply to them. More...

Council still divided on utilities board in Rock Falls

By Pam Eggemeier, Daily Gazette, Sterling, Ill. - April 26--ROCK FALLS -- It's been more than a year since the city started serious talks about the formation of a utilities governance board, and some alderman still aren't sold on the idea. More...

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By Dan Delurey
On: April 27, 2016
In my last column I looked backward and talked about past forays into competition within the electricity sector. Now it is time for me to toss out my thoughts on where we are going from more...
By Dan Delurey
On: April 4, 2016
Sometimes in order to see where we are going it is important to look at where we have been. That is likely true of the evolution of the electricity sector. more...
By Michael Smith
On: March 22, 2016
The White House is standing-up a Water Resources intra-agency organization which will function like the go-go days of the Department of Energy with "shovel ready" projects which helped spark today's solar, smart grid and alternative more...
By Rick Barnett
On: March 7, 2016
Although the potential of residential efficiency is well recognized, the gap between potential and reality is still being investigated. more...
By Nick Santora
On: March 2, 2016
Thats right, FERC has extended the effective compliance date for NERC CIP To July 1, 2016. more...

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A Cybersecurity Checkup for the Power Industry

Wednesday May 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

We are getting closer to the July deadline for NERC CIP v6. While we’ve come a long way, we have much further to go before we reach ICS cybersecurity standards that ensure industry reliability goals. After the December 2015 Ukrainian more...

2016 Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference (MSPSC)

Wednesday Jun 8, 2016 - Friday Jun 10, 2016 - Chicago, IL - USA

Join us at the fifth annual SEL Modern Solutions Power Systems Conference to rethink what’s possible and discover new opportunities for the next 100 years. more...

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Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation?

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - The whole title is "Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation under Great Capitalism?," which more...
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Power & Brazil: enough is enough!

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Can energy, information, and transportation mutually reinforcing each other to lift all boats?

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - Please consider the GMH post World Economic Forum Davos 2016: Will #OWS and #15M love The Industrialist’s Dilemma?, to address more...


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