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  • Ameresco, Inc., a renewable energy company, has named Nicole Bulgarino as senior vice president of federal solutions.
  • IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) – The fourth annual sustainability report shows how the company goes "Above the Lines" to better serve its stakeholders.
  • PPL Corp. CEO William Spence reassured investors Wednesday that PPL will continue to grow, and perhaps more importantly to shareholders, provide healthy dividends after dumping its power generation and supply business.
  • Duke Energy Corporation, an electric utilities company, has announced the retirement of Marc Manly as executive vice president of commercial portfolio, and Keith Trent as executive vice president of grid solutions, and president of Midwest and Florida regions, effective June 30, 2015.
  • Georgia Power announced today that Valerie Hendrickson has been elected by its board of directors to lead the company's Corporate Communication organization.
  • MGE Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGEE) today published its investor newsletter "Inside View" with the following topics.
  • As tech-savvy Gen Y1 comes of age, representing the newest heads of household, utilities are missing an important opportunity to market their programs and services to this generational group that prefers to be hands-on with their energy usage, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Consumer Engagement StudySM released today.
  • The inaugural class of nuclear professionals from the Tennessee Valley Authority began training this week in a new workforce development program offered by Chattanooga State Community College.
  • Citing a need to stabilize revenues, the Decatur Utilities board voted Wednesday to seek a combined $16.30 in monthly customer access fee increases for water, electricity and natural gas that would be phased in over two years.
  • When Ajloun resident Wijdan Rabadi decided to study electrical engineering in the early 1980s, the decision was met with rejection from her community.
  • ZBB Energy Corp. shareholders will be asked to approve changing the company's name to EnSync Inc. at the same time that they vote on a plan to sell a controlling stake in the company to China-based Solar Power Inc.
  • Georgia Power has named Craig Barrs as executive vice president of the company's customer service and operations organization.
  • Calpine Corporation, a renewable power firm, has named W.G. Griggs III as executive vice president and chief commercial officer, effective June 1, 2015.
  • An average NYSEG power bill would go up by roughly $8 per month for electricity, and gas bills would jump about $10 if the company is successful in convincing state regulators it needs a $165 million annual revenue increase, the company disclosed Wednesday.
  • Duke Energy today announced the appointment of Doug Esamann, currently president of Duke Energy Indiana, as president of the company's Midwest and Florida Regions and a corporate executive vice president. Esamann, 57, will oversee the company's Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida utilities, effective June 1, 2015. Previously, those operations were overseen by Keith Trent, who …
  • Duke Energy Florida acknowledges that some business customers -- including churches -- have been paying higher rates than necessary for years.
  • Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM:WLB) today announced that its shareholders defeated the New York City Comptroller’s proxy access proposal by greater than 60% of the votes cast on the proposal at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
  • A proposed increase in the fee paid mainly for electricity drew complaints from a handful of Columbia residents Tuesday.
  • CPS Energy New Energy Economy partners, OCI Solar Power, Silver Spring Networks, and Landis+Gyr, have joined with the San Antonio community, agreeing to become founding sponsors and commit a lead gift of $15 million to create the Energy Partnerships Innovation Center, EPIcenter.
  • Wholesale power markets in New England operated competitively last year, with prices that reflected the cost of production, according to the issued today by the Internal Market Monitor (IMM) of ISO New England Inc., the operator of the region’s bulk power system and wholesale electricity markets.