General

  • Being one of only eight women among 600 NStar lineworkers is nothing new for Christine Ratches. "I don't really see a difference," she said.
  • The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C has selected Paul A. DeCotis, director of Energy and Utilities at West Monroe Partners, to Chair its Committee on Energy Resource Potential on US Department of Energy Lands.
  • Mt. Poso

    Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services

    (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and

    media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development

    organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in

    the energy field.

  • In a utility rate dispute that has exposed a political rift on the N.C. Utilities Commission, Duke Energy said Tuesday that it has decided not to overcharge its customers for corporate income taxes the company doesn't pay.
  • Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) today announced the appointment of Arvin Ganesan as vice president of federal policy. Ganesan joins AEE after serving as deputy chief of staff for policy at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Continuing its

    long-standing commitment to support the economic vitality of the

    communities it serves and increase opportunities for local job

    creation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that

    it would provide $20,000 grants to support the work of 10

    organizations in Northern and Central California.

  • In an elite competition that tests safety training and technical skills, the team of Anthony Albright, Adam Beene and J.P. Richard --electric linemen who serve the Grass Valley area--took home three first place world championship awards after competing against more than 200 lineman teams from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom at the 31st Annual International Lineman's Rodeo, in Bonner Springs, Kansas.
  • FirstEnergy Solutions, a competitive energy provider and subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based utility company FirstEnergy Corp., is breaking up with its residential customers by discontinuing future sales of electricity plans.
  • Unifrax Corp. is getting 3.3 megawatts of low-cost hydropower from the New York Power Authority for a pair of expansion projects in the Town of Tonawanda.
  • As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy.
  • The Grant County PUD is projecting it will spend about $237.8 million in 2015, when all the bills and income are added up. Utility district officials reviewed the 2015 budget for PUD customers at a public hearing in Moses Lake Thursday night.
  • The Grant County PUD is projecting it will spend about $237.8 million in 2015, when all the bills and income are added up. Utility district officials reviewed the 2015 budget for PUD customers at a public hearing in Moses Lake Thursday night.
  • ComEd announced today that residential and small commercial customers who purchase their electricity supply from the utility may switch to a Retail Electric Supplier (RES) at any time.
  • Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, or WPSC, a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc., has filed a request with the Michigan Public Service Commission, or MPSC, to raise the electric rates of its customers in the upper peninsula of Michigan over the next three years.
  • Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of special local events in and around the company's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga.
  • As part of its celebration of Careers in Energy Week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is holding a contest inviting California high school and college students to share their views on the value and impact of choosing a career in the utility sector. PG&E is sponsoring the contest through the California Energy and Utility Workforce Consortium, a group of eight California utilities committed to raising awareness about career opportunities in the energy field.
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., announced Wednesday Wisconsin received $92.9 million in heating and home energy assistance funds in a proactive movement to help low-income households this winter.
  • MGE Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGEE) today published its investor newsletter "Inside View" with the following topics.
  • This week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) joined other California utilities to kick off the 3nd annual Careers in Energy Week, a nationwide initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
  • The National Grid issued the following news release: As part of National Grid's efforts to inspire the next generation of the energy workforce, the company is calling attention to "Careers in Energy Week" and will host events throughout Massachusetts in the coming days.