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Westar Energy seeking $152 million rate increase in Kansas

03/04/2015

Westar has about 700,000 customers in Kansas, including 595,000 residential ones

FirstEnergy nuclear power unit names new president

03/04/2015 In a related move, Paul Harden, FENOC senior vice president of Fleet Engineering, has been elected senior vice president and chief operating o...

Electric utility Dominion flexes political muscles in Virginia

03/03/2015

Legislation it wanted passed, passed. Bills it didn't like did not

Clean Power Plan legality argued at federal appeals court

03/03/2015 The underlying lawsuit was filed in August 2014 at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit by Murray Energy, a major coal producer base...

Exelon-sponsored bill would include nuclear power as clean energy source

03/02/2015 In a move backed by Exelon, Illinois lawmakers have introduced legislation to create a state Low Carbon Portfolio Standard that would include ...

McCarthy says Clean Power Plan is needed — GOP leaders slam it

02/27/2015

The Clean Power Plan would reduce CO2 emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030 

New England governors look to expand renewable energy, natural gas

02/26/2015 Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the effort is part of a push to reduce energy costs, strengthen grid reliability and increase the region...

Electric utility mergers: Iberdrola USA to acquire UIL Holdings Corp. (VIDEO)

02/26/2015 Iberdrola USA and UIL Holdings Corp. entered into a definitive agreement under which Iberdrola USA will acquire UIL and create a newly listed ...

Arizona utility tells FERC that EPA will force it to shut down coal plant

02/26/2015 Arizona Electric Power Cooperative in a Feb. 24 filing at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said that the U.S. EPA's CO2-reducing Clean...

VIDEO: Exelon, Anbaric pair to develop New York microgrids

02/26/2015 Exelon is partnering with Anbaric, a developer of energy infrastructure projects, to create a series of microgrids in the state of New York&nb...

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Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a scenario in which renewables account for 70% of power sector gene...
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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

This session will outline how Duke Energy leveraged Voice of Customer insights, previous experience in similar outreach programs, and careful internal analysis to identify an improvement opportunit...
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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

Electric utilities today face unprecedented volatility and business challenges. To stay competitive and ensure a managed transition to a sustainable future, electric utilities must ensure grid reli...
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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...

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Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...
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