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Commentary from Industry Pros
U.S. energy companies looking for investors or to sell should be looking to China, where investors are waiting with cash in hand to make deals with U.S. businesses.
In post RAPDRP scenario where Indian utilities are raising their concerns on "Aggregate Technical & Commercial loss" figures for different towns, feeders and distribution transformers, this paper reveals the main issues/challenges involved in the methodology of determination of AT&C loss and recommends certain specific improvement points to overcome those serious issues/challenges. The recommendations can be applied for any other country where accurate ATC loss determination is an issue.
Between the changing regulatory landscape and the increasing age of U.S. power plants, plant managers and other key decision makers are under intense pressure to control and reduce maintenance costs.
On a billboard greeting travellers at the airport in Ranchi (India), the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand, 'Welcome to the Land of Coal' is present in block letters, and in case you are seriously curious you will not have any difficulty finding someone influential in that country to proclaim that coal is the way to go, and such will be the case for many years in the future.
It is particularly interesting to see the word "deterrence" in relation to cyber security and this should be a primary goal although it must eventually be viewed as only a portion of a larger strategy.
There's one thing you probably don't know about Apple. The information technology conglomerate was ranked 48th on Newsweek's Greenest Companies of America list this year. To put that in perspective, of the six million businesses registered in the United States, only 47 are considered "greener" than Apple. You've got to admit that's impressive.
A little over a year ago, PSEG launched an employee electric car incentive program. As part of the program, the company set aside 13 spots at its Newark, New Jersey headquarters for electric cars. Participants would get free charging and free parking (important in Newark) guaranteed for three years (matching the length of a car lease).
To assist our readers who are looking to become experts at managing their facility's energy consumption, we turned to Hines Interests Limited Partnership, which has one particular technique that not only leads to lower energy bills, but also a personalized check in the mail.
Business leaders have traditionally focused on productivity, competition and the bottom line. But these days, they must also focus on what might now be their biggest cost - energy. And to do that, they need what is known as an energy management policy.
Many Americans know about the importance of saving energy and water. But few know about the drops-to-watts connection-that it takes energy to pump, heat, treat, and deliver the water we use every day for showering, bathing, cooking, and cleaning. In fact, homes with electric water heaters spend one-fourth of their total electric bills just to heat water.