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Rwanda to switch on peat-fired power plant

10/24/2014

The $36 million project will produce cheaper electricity compared to hydro or thermal power 

VIDEO: Carbon capture and conversion pilot project opening in Texas

10/22/2014

This nearly $40 million project included $28 million in grants awarded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act 

NRC increases oversight of Connecticut nuclear power plant

10/22/2014 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Oct. 21 that it has moved to examine certain issues at nuclear plants in Iowa and Connecticut 

VIDEO: Dominion could spend $6 billion on CO2 compliance in Virginia

10/21/2014 Staff at the Virginia agency charged with regulating electric utilities has found plenty to dislike in a federal plan to slash greenhouse gas ...

TECO Energy to sell its coal unit

10/21/2014

TECO Energy expects to use sale proceeds to repay debt and for general corporate purposes

Wärtsilä supplies natural gas plant in Oklahoma to balance wind and solar generation

10/21/2014 The power station, which replaces a 26 MW gas turbine from the 1950s, will be used to balance wind and solar power in the state, and will be u...

VIDEO: Lockheed Martin says compact fusion reactor ten years away

10/20/2014 The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team is working on a new compact fusion reactor that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years&n...

How Utilities Can Manage Customer Demand, Increase Customer Engagement

10/20/2014 Michael Nark of BuildingIQ explains howthe right energy management platform canallow utilities to understand how energy isbeing used and contr...

How to Stop Malware Attacks on SCADA Systems

10/20/2014 Julian Waits Sr. of ThreatTrack Security identifies several reasons cyberattacks on the U.S. energy sector are so difficult to identify and ne...

Colorado Springs eyes heavy 2015 spending on coal emissions controls

10/20/2014 Colorado Springs Utilities has proposed a 2015 budget that includes heavy spending for new air emissions controls for its coal-fired Nixon and...

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Architecting Communication Networks for Smart Grids

This webinar will provide the essentials of communication networking to meet the challenges of the Smart Grid through network transformation. 

( 11/11/2014 / 01:00 PM

The Power of Behavioral Design: Lessons for Energy Efficiency Providers

Behavioral design principles are key differentiators when it comes to influencing consumer behavior. All around us, design thinking is revolutionizing the way that organizations and businesses enga...
( 10/28/2014 / 04:30 PM

3D BIM for Substations—Driving Efficiency from Design Through Operation and Maintenance

In this webinar, PESTECH will describe their transition to intelligent substation design and its essential role in their corporate BIM strategy. The presentation will illustrate how a substation de...
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Rear Projection DLP™ Cubes with LED Light Source vs. Slim-Bezel LCD in Control Rooms

The primary purpose of display systems in command and control applications is to provide domain experts (operators) with a large, clear, high-resol...

Advanced Analytics and Actionable Intelligence: How Ambit Energy is using data analytics to deliver business value

Data and effective use of technology are prominent in the decision-making processes for Ambit Energy. In fact, data is at the core of new product d...

Rethinking Smart Grid Data Analytics From difficult-to-understand data stores to profitable business insight

What’s driving the boom in smart meter data? Why is it becoming more urgent to unlock its value? How can utilities approach data analytics not only...
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