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    An Introduction for Local Government: How-to Capture Great Asset Data

An Introduction for Local Government: How-to Capture Great Asset Data

Cartegraph recently released this whitepaper, “An Introduction for Local Government: How-to Capture Great Asset Data.” Read it below: Image from Pixabay

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    A Guide for Local Governments: EAM and GIS for Complete Asset Management

A Guide for Local Governments: EAM and GIS for Complete Asset Management

Cartegraph recently released a whitepaper, “A Guide for Local Governments: EAM and GIS for Complete Asset Management.” Read it below: Image from Pixabay

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    Disaster Recovery and Preparedness: An Introduction for Local Government

Disaster Recovery and Preparedness: An Introduction for Local Government

Cartegraph recently released this whitepaper, “Disaster Recovery and Preparedness: An Introduction for Local Government” Read it below: Image from Pixabay

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    Resource Action Programs Wins Con Edison Smart Kids Energy Efficiency Program

Resource Action Programs Wins Con Edison Smart Kids Energy Efficiency Program

Resource Action Programs (RAP), a Nevada based company, has been awarded a three-year contract by Con Edison to implement a school-based energy education program in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y. beginning January 2017. Con Edison announced RAP as the bid winner on Friday, December 9, 2016. The program will educate 5th grade students and their families, impacting savings in more than 300,000 households by completion of the contract.

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    UVIG Honors Energy Professionals for Leadership in Renewable Energy

UVIG Honors Energy Professionals for Leadership in Renewable Energy

The Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group, (UVIG), honored a broad group of energy professionals for their contributions and accomplishments for the reliable and economic integration of renewable energy. The honorees are all recipients of UVIG’s 2017 Annual Achievement Awards. Mark Ahlstrom, President of the UVIG Board of Directors, presented six Achievement Awards to 19 individuals and five Service Awards at the 2017 Spring Technical Workshop and UVIG Annual Meeting on March 15,

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    Xcel Energy Launches Its Largest-Ever Upper Midwest Wind Investment

Xcel Energy Launches Its Largest-Ever Upper Midwest Wind Investment

Upper Midwest wind energy fleet from Xcel to grow by 60 percent Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) has announced details about new wind farms and the next phase in its plans for one of the nation’s largest wind energy investments. By adding 1,550 megawatts of new wind generation in the Upper Midwest, the proposal is Xcel Energy’s largest to date with a total of seven wind farms to be built in

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    ICF Selected for Energy Efficiency Contract by Georgia Utility

ICF Selected for Energy Efficiency Contract by Georgia Utility

ICF contract will serve Residential and Commercial Portfolios ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a consulting and technology services provider to government and commercial clients around the world, announced that it has been selected by Georgia Power for a three-year contract to provide energy efficiency strategy and management services across the utility’s residential and commercial portfolios. “Georgia Power is happy to continue and expand our relationship with ICF,” said Jeff Smith, energy efficiency strategy

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    Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces the Acquisition of Working Interest in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project and Other Oil Sands Assets

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces the Acquisition of Working Interest in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project and Other Oil Sands Assets

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ)(NYSE:CNQ) (“Canadian Natural” or the “Company”) has announced that it has entered into agreements, subject to regulatory approvals, to acquire 70% of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (“AOSP”), including 70% of the Scotford upgrader, as well as additional working interests in other producing and non-producing oil sands leases. Canadian Natural has agreed with Shell Canada Limited and certain subsidiaries (“Shell”) to acquire its 60% working interest

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    Save Money While Springing Forward During Daylight Savings

Save Money While Springing Forward During Daylight Savings

PG&E offers tips for Daylight Savings Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is encouraging its customers to emphasize savings – not just daylight, but dollars, too. Checking the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors remains sound advice, and could save your life, but it’s also the time of year to save energy. PG&E is offering 10 suggestions that could turn Daylight Saving Time into Dollar Saving Time: Check

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    Global Government and Utility Energy Efficiency Program Spending is Expected to Exceed $56 Billion in 2026

Global Government and Utility Energy Efficiency Program Spending is Expected to Exceed $56 Billion in 2026

According to Navigant Research, adoption of remote monitoring, control, and data analytics is enabling new business models and service solutions while encouraging energy efficiency spend, report finds A new report from Navigant Research analyzes global government and utility energy efficiency program spending and capacity, examining the related market issues and providing market forecasts for capacity and revenue, broken out by region and segment, through 2026. Each year, governments and utilities allocate billions

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    GE Launches Global Powering Efficiency Center of Excellence (COE), Offering Solutions to Help Reduce Coal Plant Emissions by up to 11%

GE Launches Global Powering Efficiency Center of Excellence (COE), Offering Solutions to Help Reduce Coal Plant Emissions by up to 11%

GE (NYSE:GE) has announced its new global Powering Efficiency Center of Excellence (COE), which brings together cross-business experts in its energy businesses to apply a total plant hardware and software solution approach to boost the efficiency of the world’s new and existing coal-fired power plants and significantly reduce their emissions. The global COE, headquartered in Baden, Switzerland will create integrated solutions as well as provide vision and oversight around the world.

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    Maine Department of Health and Human Services Launches Online Renewal System for Drinking Water Program

Maine Department of Health and Human Services Launches Online Renewal System for Drinking Water Program

New application allows Drinking Water Program licensees to renew their licenses online. Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services is has announced the addition of a new online license renewal application available to licensees of the Drinking Water Program. The system now allows eligible Water System Operators, Well Drillers, and Site Evaluators to instantly renew their licenses electronically. The renewal application is offered directly through the DHHS website at www.maine.gov/online/dwp. The

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    Denmark Receives First Urban Battery Storage Solution that Supports Renewables from ABB

Denmark Receives First Urban Battery Storage Solution that Supports Renewables from ABB

Battery Storage System connected to main grid capable of supplying electricity to 60 households for 24 hours ABB has announced the successful commissioning of Denmark’s first urban energy storage system. The Lithion-ion based battery energy storage system (BESS) will be integrated with the local electricity grid in the new harbour district of Nordhavn, Copenhagen. The system has been created for Radius, DONG Energy’s electrical grid division. The battery storage solution

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    Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support Modern and Efficient Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades to serve Town of White City and RM of Edenwold No. 158

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support Modern and Efficient Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades to serve Town of White City and RM of Edenwold No. 158

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; the Honourable Christine Tell, Minister of Central Services; Cec Snyder, Chair of the WCRM158 Wastewater Management Authority Inc. and Town of White City Councillor; and Stan Capnerhurst, Vice Chair of the WCRM158 Wastewater Management Authority Inc. and Div. 2 RM of Edenwold No. 158 Councillor, announced support for a new wastewater treatment facility. Serving both the Town of

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    ERP Power and Mouser Sign Distribution Agreement

ERP Power and Mouser Sign Distribution Agreement

Global Distributor to Stock Small, Smart and Efficient LED Drivers by ERP ERP Power LLC (ERP), a provider of small, smart and efficient LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor. “It’s exciting to be literally powering the change to LED lighting across all types of businesses,” said Andy Williams, ERP executive vice president.“Mouser’s excellent customer service

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    New Jersey American Water Investing $3.1 Million in Morris and Somerset Counties

New Jersey American Water Investing $3.1 Million in Morris and Somerset Counties

Beginning this month, New Jersey American Water will be investing $3.1 million in new water mains in its services areas in Morris and Somerset counties. The approximate 10,700 feet of new pipe replaces water main that was installed as far back as the 1920s. The aging 4- and 6-inch water lines will be replaced with 8- and 12-inch ductile iron pipes. These projects also include replacing fire hydrants and utility-owned service lines

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    PG&E Named as One of the Best Places to Work by the HRC

PG&E Named as One of the Best Places to Work by the HRC

West Coast Utility Achieves Perfect Score from HRC for 14th Straight Year Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced on Tuesday that it has been named one of the best places to work in the U.S. by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest national civil rights organization working to achieve workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. For the 14th consecutive year, the company received a perfect 100

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    AES Distributed Energy Commissions Utility-Scale Solar Plant in Georgia

AES Distributed Energy Commissions Utility-Scale Solar Plant in Georgia

AES Distributed Energy (AES DE), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), has announced the commissioning of its largest solar project to-date. The Rincon solar array is a 16 megawatt (MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) project owned and operated by AES DE. The project, interconnected to Georgia Power Company’s transmission grid, the solar array will produce an average of 32,000 MW hours annually, powering the equivalent of 2,820 homes. The 287

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    Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

Europe Emerges as Market for Smart Electricity Meters

Europe will become the largest market for smart electricity meters, according to Frost & Sullivan Report Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific will become the second-largest market in the next 10 years, according to

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    Delta Natural Gas Enters Agreement to Be Acquired by Peoples Gas

Delta Natural Gas Enters Agreement to Be Acquired by Peoples Gas

Winchester, KY-based Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS) (Delta) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with an affiliate of Pittsburgh-based Peoples Natural Gas (Peoples). Delta currently serves approximately 36,000 customers in central and southeastern Kentucky. Under the terms of the transaction, Delta Natural Gas shareholders will receive $30.50 in cash per Delta share, which represents a premium of 17% to Delta’s closing share price on February

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