Public Power Selects New Leadership

American Public Power Association announced its new leadership at their annual conference held in Washington, D.C.. Chair: William Carroll, general manager of the Greeneville Light & Power System in Greeneville, Tenn. Chair-Elect for 2011-12: Phyllis Currie, general manager of Pasadena Water and Power in California Vice-Chair: Gary Stauffer, executive director,…

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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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Department of Energy Highlights New Global Energy Efficiency Standard

The Department of Energy (DOE) today recognized the publication of ISO 50001, a new global energy efficiency and energy management standard which will help organizations worldwide save money in their buildings and industrial facilities. The new international standard will pave the way for long term energy savings and serve as…

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AWEA supports Pacific Northwest energy companies’ complaint that Bonneville Power Administration violated the Federal Power Act in taking wind off the grid

Washington, DC (June 13, 2011) – Filing comments today with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the American Wind Energy Association strongly supports leading energy companies of the Pacific Northwest and their complaint against the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), which requests that FERC require BPA to comply with the Federal…

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FERC seeks comment on policies for ancillary services, electric storage technologies

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today launched an inquiry into how to bring greater competition to markets for supply services that help keep the grid operating smoothly, and how to remove potential barriers to the expanded use of electric storage technologies. Markets in some regions of the country are…

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DOE Wind Powering America: Summer 2011 Webinar Schedule

<June 13, 2011> Join Department of Energy’s Wind Powering America initiative on Wednesday, June 15 at 3 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. MDT) for its monthly educational webinar series. The Wind Powering America speakers will provide an overview of community-based wind projects. The discussion will include how to identify suitable development…

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Arizona’s Solar Hub Now Includes Specialty Glass Maker Rioglass

The greater Phoenix region was recently highlighted as an emerging renewable energy hub in the U.S. by Site Selection, a magazine focused on corporate real estate strategy and economic development. The article, below for your convenience, credited the state’s “aggressive outreach – including public policy and incentives” for recent locates…

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DOE Webinar May 25: Energy Conservation Modeling for Weatherization

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) for state and local officials will present a webinar Wednesday, May 25, from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss ways energy experts determine the feasibility and estimate the potential energy savings of specific energy efficiency measures when…

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