Posts Tagged ‘utilities’

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TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by

Image courtesy of John Kasawa / TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut The aid it will reduce its use of coal-fired electrical generation by[...]

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[...]

Business Intelligence for Utilities: Five Planning Strategies

Posted on April 6th, 2012 by

  Business Intelligence is not a new concept to utilities, as the analysis of data is as entrenched in every utility as the concept of[...]

On-Bill Financing: Why isn’t Everybody Doing It?

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by

If someone told me they could improve the efficiency of my computer so that it operates quicker, at no extra cost to me, I can’t[...]

Figuring Out How to Go Green Without Going Crazy

Posted on February 3rd, 2012 by

Utilities worry about a lot of things, such as keeping the lights on, earning a return for investors, and making regulators and customers happy with[...]
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JD Power Smart Energy Consumer Behavior Research Series Details

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by

Peter Shaw, of J.D. Power, discusses the launch of the Smart Energy Consumer Behavior Research Series and what consumer behavior findings have been discovered in[...]

Meeting AWEA’s Spin Head-on

Posted on April 18th, 2011 by

The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) newly released Annual Market Report for 2010 can be summed up in one word — Spin! I’ve tracked the[...]

An ‘apps store’ for utilities?

Posted on March 15th, 2011 by

A collaboration between a smart grid communications company and a telecom giant may usher in a new way for utilities to create, find, install and[...]
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Schneider Electric Demand Response Solutions For Utilities And Businesses

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by

Dave Hyland, of Schneider Electric, educates us about what demand response is and how his company is helping utilities and businesses take advantage of new[...]
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Capgemini & Intel Partner To Make Home Energy Products Smarter

Posted on March 3rd, 2011 by

Representatives from Capgemini and Intel discuss a new product that they have collaborated on that will make homeowners more aware of their energy use.

Inmarsat Smart Grid Communications Solutions For Utilities

Posted on February 16th, 2011 by

Joel Schroeder, Business Development Manager for Inmarsat’s Land Mobile Services, discusses the different communication solutions that utilities will be taking advantage of as they integrate[...]

What Communication Tools Are Available For A Utility Work Force

Posted on February 15th, 2011 by

Troy Pingree, from Panasonic, discusses the different communication tools utilities use to efficiently manage their out-in-the-field work force.

Motorola Solutions Plays A Key Role To Developing Communications Solutions For The Utility Industry

Posted on February 15th, 2011 by

Scott Propp, of Motorola Solutions, discusses the different communication solutions that his company offers to the utility sector.

Utility Load Management Tools Becoming Smarter

Posted on February 9th, 2011 by

Eric Murray, President & CEO of Tantalus, discuss the changing role of the utility company and what they are doing to improve utility load management[...]

Eco Power Solutions Advancing Energy Recovery And Emission Control Technology

Posted on October 31st, 2010 by

Tom Thompson, CEO of Eco Power Solutions, discusses how his company helps its customers generate more power for their dollar, provide protection from volatile energy[...]

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Pushing For A Smarter US Electrical Transmission Grid System

Posted on May 24th, 2010 by

Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) was one of my favorite interviews at the Alliance to Save Energy’s EEGlobal 2010. Jon[...]