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Malloy 'Recommits' State To Climate Change Battle

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Brian Dowling The Hartford Courant - The Malloy administration picked Wednesday, Earth Day, to reboot a coordinated campaign against climate change that had been dormant since the state completed a report on the subject four years ago. More...

BLM Says Sage Grouse Plan Expected In Late May Or Early June

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Nathan Brown The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho - The federal Bureau of Land Management plans to release its plan to protect the greater sage grouse in Idaho in late May or early June, a BLM wildlife biologist said Wednesday morning. More...

ACORE Forum Highlights Key Role of Policy in Driving Renewable Energy Growth

(The Associated Press) - Apr 23 - The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) brought together champions for renewable energy from industry and government at its annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum. More...
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NRC Issues Notice for Transfer of Renewed Facility Operating License for Brunswick Steam Electric Plant to Duke Energy of North Carolina

Apr 22- Targeted News Service - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission published the following notice in the Federal Register: Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of Licenses and Conforming Amendment A Notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 04/21/2015 Publication Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Agency: Nuclear Regulatory … More...

PUC: Why are utility bills so big in NH?

Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dave Solomon The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester - The Public Utilities Commission has ordered an investigation into the high winter electric rates and the "price volatility" affecting energy markets in New Hampshire. More...

Science still developing on uranium's environmental impact

Apr 21 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Emery Cowan The Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff - Six miles south of Tusayan the 17-acre site of Canyon Uranium Mine has sat nearly unchanged for years. More...

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By Rasika Athawale
On: March 30, 2015
The electricity industry is undergoing rapid changes in response to policy push as an outcome from climate change concerns and disruption pull from products and solutions such as distributed energy resources and demand response. more...
By Suzanne Jones
On: March 26, 2015
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state's overall compliance plans, an expert panel told more...
By Rick Shumard , Steve Schneider
On: February 9, 2015
The critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standard for physical security measures (CIP-014-1) from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and became effective on Jan. 26, more...
By Paul DeCotis , Will McNamara
On: November 7, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) is more than 1,600 pages long and difficult to navigate. Since EPA delegated authority to the states for developing compliance plans as part of more...
By Ernest Norsworthy
On: July 30, 2014
Some in the electric power transmission business must wonder if it makes political sense to follow the administration's lead and at least pay lip service to their green initiatives (mainly solar and wind) and to more...

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From Forecast to Discovery: Applying Business Intelligence to Power Market Simulations

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FERC Order 1000: Understanding Transmission Planning In a New Paradigm

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National Electric Safety Code® (NESC®) Summit: Past, Present and Future

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