Video: U.S. Energy Department FY2013 Budget Roll Out

U.S. Energy Secretary of Steven Chu today detailed President Barack Obama’s $27.2 billion Fiscal Year 2013 budget request for the Department of Energy, emphasizing the President’s commitment to an all-of-the-above energy strategy that includes critical investments in innovation, in the job-creating clean energy technologies, and in our national security strategy.

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Video: Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid

10/18/2011 Midwest Policy Summit. Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy. At the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. Midwest Policy Summit panel addressing “How Can Smart Grid Technologies Increase the Efficiency between Transmission and Distribution?”

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FERC, public service commissioners discuss smart grid outlook

What do utilities and public service commissions need to expand the reach of the smart grid? During today’s E&ETV Event Coverage of a GridWeek 2011 panel, industry experts discuss the economic viability of Smart Grid. They also address cybersecurity issues relating to these new technologies. Participants include Maureen Finnegan Harris,…

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Electric Public Safety Issue – Copper Theft

Copper theft continues to be a safety issue for electric utilities around the United States. Stealing wire and equipment from electric utilities is dangerous, illegal and must be reported. Metal theft can cause power surges or outages and injury to an innocent person coming in contact with tampered equipment. Learn…

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DOE Video Live Chat on Energy Matters

Recently the Department of Energy hosted a livechat video episode on “Energy Matters.”  Dr. Arun Majumdar takes questions from the public about the investments we’re making today that will move us off of foreign oil and toward the clean energy infrastructure of our future.  

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Video: American Public Power Association 2011 Conference in Washington, D.C.

June 19, 2011 the American Public Power Association hosted its annual conference in Washington, D.C..  Energy law firm, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon was a sponsor. The APPA National Conference helps utility leaders and policymakers connect with industry leaders, partners and peers while learning about the complex issues facing public power utilities….

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Public Power Day of Giving a Huge Success

Volunteers participated in American Public Power Association’s 4th annual Public Power Day of Giving, Friday, June 17th, 2011 in Washington, D.C.. It was was an opportunity to meet other members of the public power community and make lasting connections while volunteering for a number of Washington, D.C. non-profit organizations. Day…

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