Several Piedmont execs to shift roles once merger with Duke Energy closes

By Katherine Peralta, The Charlotte Observer - Once Duke Energy completes its acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas, the combined Charlotte-based company will see several executives shifting jobs. more...
Filed under: Nuclear

Feds begin move to OK wind farms off Oahu

By Kathryn Mykleseth, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser - The Obama administration took the first step Wednesday toward leasing two offshore Oahu areas to the wind industry for renewable energy projects. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Pitt launches new electric grid research institute

By Daniel Moore, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The University of Pittsburgh has established an off-campus energy research institute to build on its efforts to modernize the electric grid by attracting public and private partners. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Buffalo's SolarCity factory is key to Elon Musk's vision of the future

By David Robinson, The Buffalo News, N.Y. - If Tesla Motors succeeds in buying SolarCity, the solar panel factory now being built in Buffalo will be a key part in Elon Musk's vision to create a sustainable energy juggernaut. more...
Filed under: Solar

US Postal Service Expands Alternative Energy Use

- The U.S. Postal Service today announced that it will expand its use of alternative energy when solar panels are installed on the roof of a mail processing center in Los Angeles, CA, making the Postal Service facility the largest building generating electricity through solar energy in the city. In July, Hecate Energy Central Avenue, LLC, will begin ... more...
Filed under: Solar

PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month

By Andrew Haffner, The Dickinson Press, N.D. - The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. more...
Filed under: Wind
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SANS ICS456 `Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection' is the newest course to be offered in critical infrastructure protection by the SANS Institute. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
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On: June 22, 2016
As temperatures are heating up for the summer, it is once again a crucial time to heed the call to invest in the country's electricity grid. Heat waves, extreme weather more...
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On: June 20, 2016
PPL Corporation today released its 2015 Sustainability Report, which highlights how the company is meeting the challenges of a changing energy landscape and investing in the future. more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Lena Hansen
On: June 17, 2016
It has been more than three years since Superstorm Sandy came ashore, creating massive storm flooding, gasoline shortages, and more than a week of power outages. Sandy's devastation revealed critical more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Posted By: Mark Muro
On: June 15, 2016
One of the most exciting infrastructure developments within metropolitan America, the installation of over a million solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in recent years, represents nothing less than a breakthrough for more...
Filed under: Solar

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