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  • Duke Energy has been named to Greentech Media's Grid Edge 20 – recognizing the company as one of the most innovative firms working to architect the electric power industry's future. Companies were selected based on their contribution to grid edge technology transformation – increasingly critical in today's changing utility industry.
  • Commonwealth Edison Company, or ComEd, an electric utility, has filed its annual delivery service formula rate request for distribution of electricity in Illinois, which reportedly reflects a decrease of approximately $50 million compared to 2015 and results in a decrease of about $1 on the average monthly residential bill starting in January 2016.
  • Idaho Power Company has filed its annual power cost adjustment, or PCA, with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission, or IPUC.
  • DTE Energy slashed the cost of electricity and gas during the first quarter, providing savings to customers as the company's earnings remained relatively stable.
  • Jersey Central Power

    & Light (JCP&L) has been named "Business Leadership of the Year

    Honoree" by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors (NJCM), recognizing

    the company's continuing efforts to establish strong working

    relationships with mayors across its service territory.

  • Opening ceremonies for the FIRST® Robotics Competition World Championship took place last night in St. Louis, and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) congratulates all of the teams that have advanced to the final round of competition. In addition to individual company-sponsored teams, four of the finalists are sponsored by the energy …
  • The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today that Holly Keller Koeppel has joined AES’ Board of Directors. Ms. Koeppel was elected at AES’ 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. AES also announced today that Sandra Moose and Sven Sandstrom retired from AES’ Board of Directors.
  • Edison International (NYSE: EIX) and Southern California Edison today announced that William P. Sullivan has been elected to the board of directors of each company, effective today.
  • Little more than two years ago, Chicago became the largest city to ditch its traditional electricity supplier, Commonwealth Edison, and venture into the marketplace in search of better deals for its residents.
  • Ameren Corporation's 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report is now available for download as an interactive PDF. The report, available at www.ameren.com/csr, is intended for digital viewing to conserve natural resources. The report discusses how Ameren (NYSE: AEE) balances its responsibilities to its customers and communities, its workforce, the …
  • Con Edison is a top sponsor of the third annual New York Energy Week, which will convene experts to discuss the rapid technological and market changes affecting the way people get and use energy to run their homes and businesses.
  • Five of the six New England governors will gather in Connecticut on Thursday at the invitation of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for an energy summit designed to address the region's high electricity prices.
  • AGL Energy Limited, an electricity generation company, has announced plans to restructure the company's executive team, effective May 1, 2015. The structure will result in the establishment of seven core business units and functions to form the executive team: energy market operations, new energy, stakeholder relations, group operations, organizational transformation, people and culture, and finance and technology.
  • Former El Paso Electric CEO David Stevens is retiring after being president and CEO of EPCOR Utilities in Edmonton, Canada, for two years, the Canadian company announced Tuesday.
  • Douglas County PUD power is coming soon to residents of McNeil Canyon and the vicinity of Beebe Bridge, and with it comes a power even greater -- the power of the vote.
  • Constellation today named 88 new grant recipients through its Community Champions program, donating more than $40,000 to community organizations focused on education, youth development and environmental projects.
  • Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office has "serious concerns" about the results of an auction last week meant to set the price to ensure electric service for downstate Illinois.
  • Gas prices jumped by nearly 18 cents a gallon last week in Chattanooga to the highest level so far this year.
  • The new director of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory aspires to have the lab more widely recognized as a world-class scientific research institution and build the Northwest's reputation as an intellectual powerhouse.
  • El Paso Electric bills will decrease after May 1 for El Paso area residents if state regulators approve a company request to reduce fuel charges due to lower costs for natural gas, which is used in local power plants, the company announced Monday.