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FirstEnergy Utilities Receive Energy Association of Pennsylvania Safety Awards

June 30, 2015 - Two FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries - Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) - were recently recognized for outstanding safety performance in 2014 by the Energy...  MORE »

Seattle City Light: Costs Rise for Future Denny Substation
Utility Will Reprioritize Other Projects to Protect Customers from Higher Electricity Prices

June 30, 2015 - Design changes added in the permitting process, higher prices for electrical equipment, a construction delay and additional soil cleanup have increased the anticipated cost of Seattle City...  MORE »

NYPA and mPrest Receive $900,000 Grant to Study Prevention of Power Transformer Outages

June 30, 2015 - The New York Power Authority and an Israeli software development firm have been awarded a $900,000 grant to develop a system that can rapidly detect malfunctioning power transformers before they...  MORE »

Georgia Power announces launch of new solar sales and installation service

June 30, 2015 - Georgia Power announced the launch of a new solar sales and installation service for customers beginning July 1. As an unregulated offering, the program will be administered by Georgia Power...  MORE »

Energy Efficiency Works: US Energy Use Per Dollar Cut In Half In Last 35 Years
Huge Advances in Energy Efficiency Spurred Economic Growth, Jobs, Lowered Bills; Consumers and Businesses Saved About $800 Billion Due to Energy Efficiency Last Year

June 30, 2015 - Energy efficiency has made major strides in the US in the last 35 years, with "energy intensity" - the measurement of energy used per dollar of gross domestic product - down from 12.1 thousand...  MORE »

Huaneng Power International, Inc. Anyuan Power Plant Commence Operation

June 30, 2015 - Huaneng Power International, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) announced that the 660 MW coal-fired generation unit No. 1 of the "Closing down smaller generation units...  MORE »

Ares EIF Sells Keys Energy Center to PSEG Power
Fully-Approved 755-MW Site to Provide Clean Energy to Maryland and Other Mid-Atlantic States

June 30, 2015 - Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES) announced that a fund managed by the Ares EIF Group and developer Genesis Power, LLC has sold the 755-MW Keys Energy Center project located in Prince George's...  MORE »

Distinguished Duke Energy leader, Paul Newton, to retire in August June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - Paul Newton, Duke Energy state president - North Carolina, will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2015. "Paul is highly respected for his extensive industry knowledge and his commitment to...  MORE »

SCE's Income Qualified Programs Help Customers in Need

June 30, 2015 - Southern California Edison (SCE) offers a variety of income-qualified programs to assist customers facing economic hardships who need help paying their utility bills. "At any time in our lives,...  MORE »

Cenovus sells royalty business for $3.3 billion
Sale to significantly strengthen company's balance sheet

June 30, 2015 - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) has reached an agreement to sell Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership (HRP), a wholly-owned subsidiary, to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan...  MORE »

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ComNet Introduces Reliance Serial Data Link for Utility Substations
Substation-Rated Serial Data, & TTL Logic Data Link/Repeater introduced as a "Drop-In" replacement for Dymec Serial Data Repeater Products

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has further expanded the Reliance line by introducing the RLFDX Series of substation-rated fiber optic RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 2/4 Wire, & TTL Logic Data Link/Repeater.

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ENTSO-E Outlook sees EU's power supply safe this summer

There will be enough electricity produced in Europe to cover demand this summer, says ENTSO-E latest Summer Outlook. However, under extreme weather conditions, a combination of high demand, low... More »

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Policies Matter: Creating a Foundation for an Energy-Efficient Utility of the Future

This paper is one in a three-part ACEEE series on utility business models for energy efficiency. The two other reports examine state-by-state experience with utility performance incentives and... More »

TMC Transformers Transforming Technology

William Stanley, working for Westinghouse is credited for building the first refined and commercially used transformer. In 1886 he used his transformers in the electrification of Great Barrington,... More »

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