Archive for the ‘Utilities’ Category

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Tepco Successfully Extracts First Nuclear Fuel Rods at Fukushima

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by

Tepco Successfully Extracts First Nuclear Fuel Rods at Fukushima Tokyo Electric Power Co. successfully removed the first nuclear fuel rods from a cooling pool at[...]
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TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by

Image courtesy of John Kasawa / FreeDigitalPhotos.net TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut The aid it will reduce its use of coal-fired electrical generation by[...]
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South African Utility to Expand Biogas Facility for Power

Posted on October 29th, 2013 by

South African Utility to Expand Biogas Facility for Power Johannesburg Water SOC Ltd. plans to expand power capacity from its biogas plant almost fourfold, to[...]
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The Unexpected Upside in the Solar v. Utilities Debate

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by

Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric power utilities, recently published a startling report calling out distributed energy resources as disruptive technologies[...]
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Utility’s Big Data Challenge

Posted on December 10th, 2012 by

The smart grid revolution is unleashing torrents of data. Utilities face an imperative to develop ways to transform those bytes into system improvements and innovative[...]
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How could surety bonds affect the green building sector?

Posted on November 8th, 2012 by

Using surety bonds to reinforce green building practices is a relatively new idea within the construction industry. The issue was thrown into the spotlight after[...]
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Turning Information into Marketing Action

Posted on October 9th, 2012 by

Last time, we covered the three biggest challenges utilities are facing as they transition to what I’ve dubbed the energy management ecosystem: a Home Area[...]
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How India’s Blackouts Impact Our Views On The U.S. Grid

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by

Gregory Reed, Director of the Electric Power Initiative and Professor of electric power engineering in Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering and Associate Director of Pitt’s[...]
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Insight Into The New York Energy Market

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by

Phil Van Horne, CEO of BlueRock discusses how the current health of New York’s energy markets effects commercial and industrial customers.
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How Do Surety Bonds Affect the Public Energy and Utility Sectors?

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by

It’s no secret that various government agencies regulate the public energy and utility sectors in many different ways. Regulations are typically put in place to[...]
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Community Energy & MLB Phillies Team Up To Purchase Renewable Energy

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

Jay Carlis of Community Energy, discusses his company’s renewable energy partnership with Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies.
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Wisconsin Utilities Launched New Energy Efficiency Programs

Posted on July 9th, 2012 by

Wisconsin Utilities Launched New Energy Efficiency Programs Wisconsin utilities’ statewide program for efficient and renewable energy, Focus on Energy, has launched new programs for residential[...]
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PSE&G “Healthcare Hero” in New Jersey Due to Hospital Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on July 8th, 2012 by

PSE&G “Healthcare Hero” in New Jersey Due to Hospital Energy Efficiency Program PSE&G was recognized as an NJBIZ “Healthcare Hero” because of its innovative energy[...]
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The Cost of Power in Fresno

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by

The city of Fresno is located in one of the fastest growing regions in California. The state’s fifth largest city has one of the most[...]
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PSE&G Ranked 2nd For Solar Energy Capacity

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by

PSE&G Ranked 2nd For Solar Energy Capacity According to the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) had the second most solar[...]
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PG&E: 2011 Top Utility for Solar Installations

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by

PG&E: Top Utility for Solar Installations According to  the Solar Electric Power Association’s (SEPA) 2011 Utility Solar Rankings survey,  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) ranks as the[...]