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USTDA Supports Brazil Smart Grid Communications, Opportunities for U.S. Industry

Targeted News Service - SAO LUIS, Brazil, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to develop a smart grid telecommunications support plan for Brazilian energy and utility investment more...
Filed under: International

Rep. Walberg: Lawmakers Applaud FERC Action to Modernize PURPA, Protect Electricity Customers

Targeted News Service - WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 -- Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Michigan, issued the following news release:U.S. Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI) and U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and James Risch (R-ID) released the following statement after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced plans more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Reed Smith Assists Electricite Du Cambodge in 2,400-MW Energy Deal

Targeted News Service - SINGAPORE, Sept. 19 -- Reed Smith, a law firm, issued the following news release:Reed Smith is pleased to have supported Electricite du Cambodge ("EDC"), Cambodia's main electricity supplier, with two significant agreements to purchase power from two independent power producers more...
Filed under: International

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies - Three former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to prevent the March 2011 nuclear meltdown, in the only criminal action resulting from the disaster.Tsunehisa Katsumata, a former chairman more...
Filed under: International

IDACORP Announces Changes to Idaho Power's Officer Team

PR Newswire - BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA): The Board of Directors of Idaho Power Company (Idaho Power), the wholly-owned electric utility subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc., has approved a number of changes to Idaho Power's executive team, including promoting Lisa more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Eskom refutes load shedding reports

South African Official News - Eskom has refuted reports that it will implement load shedding."Eskom would like to assure its customers that there is no planned load shedding expected in September or October," said the power utility on Thursday.The power utility said it has not more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate

Articles 

By Kathleen Wolf Davis
On: September 7, 2016
About a week ago we shared a chat with Mike Ahern, director at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), on the importance of education to adapt to more...
Filed under: Human Resourcess
By Corrie Goldman
On: September 5, 2016
Routers and switches in power grid communication networks direct electricity where it's needed, when it's needed. By and large, the switches are managed by predetermined, more...
Filed under: Risk Management
By Ellen Steiner
On: August 29, 2016
The world has moved from the “age of information” (1990 --- 2010) into the “age of the customer.” This is no longer the “customer-centric” paradigm more...
Filed under: Customer Care
By Todd Brecher
On: August 22, 2016
On July 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to (1) collect a wide more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
By Dick Munson
On: August 19, 2016
As a utility executive, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times. It is the age of innovation, it is the more...
Filed under: Risk Management
 

ENERGY BLOGS

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By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - The whole title is "Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation under Great Capitalism?," which more...
 

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Establishing Digital Collaboration in the Utility Sector

Wednesday Sep 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM 3PM - Virtual Event

Review how highly regulated utilities have embraced digital technology to increase data integrity and improve compliance audit response, facilitating the delivery of safe, reliable, and resilient services for the public. Join us for this informative event! more...

Filed under: SCADA

9th Change Management for Utilities Conference

Monday Sep 23, 2019 - Tuesday Sep 24, 2019 - San Diego, CA - United States

Merger? New CIS? Upgrading enterprise software or systems? Managing a crisis? Join us for this in-depth two-day conference to benchmark with your utility peers on Change Management - what methodologies are they using? What's worked? What's failed? This is an more...

Filed under: General

GIS4SmartGrid 2019

Tuesday Sep 24, 2019 - Thursday Sep 26, 2019 - Berlin Germany

Registration is now live for the 2nd annual GIS4SmartGrid 2019 conference, exhibition and networking forum. This vendor-independent, implementation focused, utility specific programme provides an intensive review of the latest next generation GIS system implementations in the context of the digital more...

Filed under: General