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Duke Energy to purchase up to 20MW of solar power for Indiana customers

Aug 28 - Investing.com - Duke Energy has secured approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for its 20-year agreements with two solar developers to purchase up to 20MW of solar power for its Indiana customers. More...

Cypress Creek Renewables to invest US$20 million in South Carolina solar rush

Aug 29 - Mehr News Agency (Iran) - Renewable energy developer Cypress Creek Renewables is to invest more than US$20 million in two new projects in South Carolina as it looks to capitalise on the US state's solar boom. More...

Duke Energy issues RFPs for solar projects in South Carolina

Aug 21 - Mehr News Agency (Iran) - US renewable energy developer Duke Energy has sent out a request for proposals (RFP) for around 53MW of utility-scale solar capacity to be in service in its service areas around South Carolina by the end of 2016. More...
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Structure Receives Top Ratings From ETRM Software Users

Structure Group, The - Structure™, an industry leader in business advisory and consulting services to the energy and utilities industries, was voted #1 in Energy Risk’s Software Rankings 2013 in both the Best Advisor/Implementation Specialist and the Delivery on Time categories. more...

Gamesa Secures 10-year O&M agreement for 264-MW Mount Storm Wind Farm in W.Va.

Gamesa Energy USA - Gamesa Technology Corp., Inc., has secured a 10-year, full-service operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement with NedPower to service their 264-megawatt Mount Storm Wind Farm in West Virginia's eastern panhandle. more...

Hartigen PowerOptix(tm) Delivers Successful Solution for Southwest Power Pool's Integrated Market Connectivity Testing

Hartigen Solutions, LLC - Hartigen Solutions, LLC has announced that one of the largest independent power producers in the U.S. more...

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By Charles Y. Chen, PhD
On: August 19, 2015
When our lights go off, we blame the weather. Oftentimes, weather is the cause of a power outage. It could have been a severe storm (like the derecho from 2012), a hurricane (Katrina and Irene, more...
By Keith Norton
On: August 3, 2015
The tree care industry is quickly approaching the 50th anniversary of one of its foundational moments. It was a moment that caused us to look inward, and to move forward with a driving and uncompromising more...
By Gerald Conn
On: July 23, 2015
Those who work outdoors are usually well acquainted with weather hazards and tend to keep a closer eye than most on the local weather report. When weather conditions directly affect your workday-especially when weather turns more...
By Charlie Hewitt
On: June 26, 2015
The goals of retail electric competition are a source of disagreement among legislators, utilities, competitive suppliers, and consumers. Some parties believe that the only goal is to reduce costs to consumers while others believe that more...
By Aaron Hills , Darren Byrne
On: June 18, 2015
Age is the silent killer of America's critical infrastructure. In 2013, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) graded this infrastructure a D+ and noted that the majority is being pushed far beyond designed limits more...

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Demand Side Analytics for Utilities: Strategic and Analytical Support for Decision Making at PG&E

Tuesday Sep 1, 2015 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your City

Utilities companies everywhere are bombarded with the idea of ‘Big Data,’ and must evaluate both old and new strategies to gain a competitive advantage. In an effort to do just this, PG&E created the Demand Side Analytics Team to provide more...

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

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 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 surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to more...

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