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Menlo Group Negotiates Lease for Elevation Solar

Menlo Group Negotiates Lease for Elevation Solar

Elevation Solar, a premier solar and smart energy company, will relocate its headquarters to Chandler, Ariz. - April 02, 2019 - Menlo Group Commercial Real Estate

Tomorrow Energy with Arbor Day Foundation to Plant 80,000 Trees

Tomorrow Energy with Arbor Day Foundation to Plant 80,000 Trees

Sustainability is central to the core values of Tomorrow Energy as the company believes that trees are an incredibly important part of building a sustainable future. - March 28, 2019 - Tomorrow Energy

Energy Blockchain Consortium - Arizona Regional Summit

Energy Blockchain Consortium - Arizona Regional Summit

The Energy Blockchain Consortium in partnership with Blockchain 48 is pleased to host an educational summit for the state of Arizona about the use of Blockchain in the Energy industry. - March 26, 2019 - Energy Blockchain Consortium

Tomorrow Energy Aims to Unseat “Green Goliath” to Become Leading Renewable Energy Provider in the US

Tomorrow Energy Aims to Unseat “Green Goliath” to Become Leading Renewable Energy Provider in the US

Customers were not just interested in "transacting"; they were interested in how the companies they support impact the world. But it wasn’t just Tomorrow Energy customers who were interested in this-the entire company was too. "We all want to go home from a hard day’s work and feel like we are making a positive impact in the world. That is what Tomorrow Energy, and our mission-based focus, is all about," Paul Keene said, CEO. - March 12, 2019 - Tomorrow Energy

VaultElectricity.com Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Texas Electricity Consumers

VaultElectricity.com Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Texas Electricity Consumers

Vault Energy Solutions has helped over 100,000 Texans compare and choose their next electricity provider, while avoiding the deceptive plans and pricing sometimes found in the public marketplace. Deregulation in Texas ushered in a remarkable opportunity for consumers to save money by choosing their... - March 06, 2019 - Vault Electricity

FIOS Insight Delivers Business Architecture Guild® Industry Reference Models in Insight-EA

FIOS Insight Delivers Business Architecture Guild® Industry Reference Models in Insight-EA

FIOS Insight, LLC. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Business Architecture Guild®, as part of a new Guild program, to provide Guild Reference Models pre-loaded in its powerful Business, Enterprise, and Information Architecture SaaS platform, Insight-EA. FIOS Insight will be showcasing the release of the Business Architecture Guild Reference Models in Insight-EA at the 7th Annual Business Architecture Innovation Summit, March 19-20, 2019 in Reston, Virginia. - March 05, 2019 - FIOS Insight

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Announces Media Partnership with CNN

The organisers of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, have announced that they have entered into a media partnership with the global news organisation and broadcaster CNN in the run-up to the event that is taking place from 14-16 May in Cape Town. The South African Minister of Energy,... - March 03, 2019 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Axiom Medical Releases “Occupational Health Programs:  In-House or Outsource?” Whitepaper

Axiom Medical Releases “Occupational Health Programs: In-House or Outsource?” Whitepaper

Axiom Medical, a leading incident case management and occupational health services provider in North America, announced today the release of its latest whitepaper, “Occupational Health Programs: In-House or Outsource?” The publication addresses the three most common reasons why keeping occupational health in-house is a short-term fix and how outsourcing occupational health can become a one-stop solution to immediately impact injury outcome costs and an organization's total employee health. - February 27, 2019 - Axiom Medical

FIOS Insight Appoints John Ruddy as President

FIOS Insight Appoints John Ruddy as President

FIOS Insight, LLC announced that John Ruddy has been selected as FIOS Insight’s President and has also joined the company’s Board of Directors. John has more than 30 years of experience in information management and technology, working for a variety of industry leading organizations... - February 26, 2019 - FIOS Insight

New Power Plant Reconnaissance Level Cost of Cycling Analysis Method Announced

A new reconnaissance level cost of cycling analysis for power plants is now available from Renewable Impacts. Robust, plant specific, annual cost of cycling answers are available at a fraction of the cost of “traditional” cost of cycling analysis. - February 25, 2019 - Renewable Impacts LLC

SA Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to Present Keynote Address Again at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in May

Addressing the current landscape of water and energy projects all over the subcontinent, African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Energy, is proud to announce the confirmation of the South African Minister of Energy, Honourable Jeff Radebe, who will form... - February 21, 2019 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Tydrolyte Selected by NAATBatt as a Top Ten Emerging Battery Technology of 2019

Novel electrolyte, a drop-in replacement for sulfuric acid in lead batteries, significantly improves battery performance. - February 12, 2019 - Tydrolyte LLC

Solidification Products International Inc. President Bill Gannon is Scheduled as a  Guest Speaker at the Doble, "Life of a Transformer"

Solidification Products International Inc. President Bill Gannon is Scheduled as a Guest Speaker at the Doble, "Life of a Transformer"

Event Information: Life of a Transformer Seminar Industry Expo February 12-13, 2019 Red Rock Casino & Spa Las Vegas, Nevada. SPI President, Bill Gannon will be the subject matter expert, guest speaker on the subject of Oil Containment. - February 08, 2019 - Solidification Products International, Inc.

Nominations flooding in for African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards in Cape Town in May

The power and water industries on the continent have responded with enthusiasm to the latest call for nominations for the sixth edition of the annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards that returns to Cape Town on 15 May 2019. - February 08, 2019 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Boston Chosen as Location for TMG Consulting’s 2019 Utility Forum

TMG Consulting announced that its 2019 Utility Forum will be held September 30 to October 1, in Boston. The 2019 event will be hosted by National Grid, an electricity and natural gas delivery company that serves nearly seven million customers in the Northeast, and will take place at the Boston... - February 02, 2019 - TMG Consulting

Natalie S. Owen Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Natalie S. Owen Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Natalie S. Owen of Kanab, Utah has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of construction. About Natalie S. Owen Natalie Owen has over 14 years experience in the... - January 30, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

U.S. Utility, DHS, and Innovative Energy Leaders to Talk Microgrids and DERS Integration

On February 26 – 27, 2019, Utility leadership from HECO, LADWP, Xcel Energy, and APS will join Dept of Defense, Dept of Homeland Security and Senior Private Sector Leaders across the energy sector for two days of structured dialogue and discussion on increasing the resiliency, efficiency and sustainability of the energy sector and the role for microgrids and DERS. - January 23, 2019 - Defense Strategies Institute

LightPointe Offers Breakthrough Price Point for High Capacity 10 Gbps Point-to-Point Radios Designed for Building Connectivity, 5G LTE, and Smart City Networks

LightPointe Offers Breakthrough Price Point for High Capacity 10 Gbps Point-to-Point Radios Designed for Building Connectivity, 5G LTE, and Smart City Networks

LightPointe announces limited-time lower pricing on its AireLink 60 10Gig radios. V-Band radios (60 GHz) deliver high-speed, low-latency, full-duplex wireless transmission license-free. Such radios can be less expensive and easier to deploy than licensed 70 GHz, 80 GHz, and 90 GHz V-Band radios. - January 16, 2019 - LightPointe Communications, Inc.

City of Groveland Offers Help to Employees at Closed Federal Agencies

One Central Florida city is deferring utility fees for employees of any closed federal agencies during the shutdown. - January 11, 2019 - City of Groveland

A New Method to Decontaminate Groundwater by Junfeng Su and Team from Oasis Publishers

A New Method to Decontaminate Groundwater by Junfeng Su and Team from Oasis Publishers

The research papers, titled, “Efficient autotrophic denitrification performance through integrating the bio-oxidation of Fe(II) and Mn(II),” “Comparison of denitrification performance by bacterium Achromobacter sp. A 14 under different electron donor conditions” and... - January 09, 2019 - Oasis Publishers

Leaders from DHS, Utilities, Regulators, Industry and Dept. of Defense Convene for Strategies and Innovations to Improve DERS Integration and Microgrid Projects

Roosevelt Strategic Council (RSC), well known for its years of service to the defense, intelligence and federal government communities, will be bringing its senior level strategic educational and networking forums to the energy sector February 26 – 27, 2019 at their Microgrids & DERS Summit WEST. The Summit is being hosted at The Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center, San Diego State University, CA. - January 07, 2019 - Defense Strategies Institute

Vac-Con Offers New HD Video Nozzle

Sewer Robotics C70 Video Nozzle - January 05, 2019 - Vac-Con, Inc.

Spout Taps William Sarni for Chief Strategy Officer Adding Expert Thought Leadership to Executive Team

Spout Taps William Sarni for Chief Strategy Officer Adding Expert Thought Leadership to Executive Team

The key addition of industry recognized thought leader to the executive leadership team serves to more quickly and purposefully solve for critical water issues across the globe. - December 13, 2018 - Spout

NABCEP Registers First Training Provider in LATAM Region

NABCEP Registers First Training Provider in LATAM Region

Training Courses to Prepare Candidates for NABCEP Certification and Credentialing Exams Will be Offered in Colombia. - December 13, 2018 - North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

Water Transit Solutions Gives Briefing to the U.S. Senate on the 21st Century Water Industry

Water Transit Solutions (WTS), an African American owned and operated mobile water equipment and advanced technology company, gave the US Senate a briefing on a 21st century methodology for delivering clean water to residential, commercial and government agencies. President & CEO Melvin Forbes... - December 05, 2018 - Water Transit Solutions

Blockchain and Natural Gas Markets: US CFTC, BP, Intercontinental Exchange, Ernst & Young Debate Industry Impact at Alpha Insight's Blockchain in Natural Gas Conference

BP, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Ernst & Young, The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) and others will meet next week to discuss how blockchain’s distributed ledger technology could be adopted into the natural gas... - December 03, 2018 - Alpha Insight

United Energy Trading Rebrands Kratos Gas & Power in Georgia

United Energy Trading Rebrands Kratos Gas & Power in Georgia

United Energy Trading has updated their presence in Georgia with Kratos Gas & Power. Along with a new website, they have created a new mascot superhero, Captain Kratos. - November 14, 2018 - United Energy Trading

Varasset Announces the Release of Version 6.4

The Varasset product team announces the release of version 6.4 of their Varasset software, used by power and communications companies for work management, asset management and asset joint use. Their version 6 software has been updated and streamlined with this latest release. - November 14, 2018 - Varasset

Compare Bear Now Helped Thousands of Aussies Reduce the Cost of Living

Compare Bear - a new Australian startup company - has achieved a great milestone of having helped thousands of users save money on their everyday bills. - October 24, 2018 - CompareBear Aus

The Next Generation Technology for Light Emitting Displays by Louzhen Fan from Oasis Publishers

Louzhen Fan from Oasis Publishers has invented a next-generation technology for Light Emitting Diodes. Quantum dots have emerged as the next-generation technology for Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) used in lighting and displays. These materials emit pure, saturated color that can be tuned simply by... - October 23, 2018 - Oasis Publishers

The Latest Innovation from Horizon Packs Quite a Punch in High Power Fuel Cell Stacks

The Latest Innovation from Horizon Packs Quite a Punch in High Power Fuel Cell Stacks

Scientists at Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies announce a breakthrough in ultra-thin, high performance graphite bipolar plate technology, laying the foundation to power next generation automotive Fuel Cells. Bipolar plates play an important role in Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells, as they... - October 16, 2018 - Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies

New Australian Startup Company Launches New Comparison Service

Newly launched startup business Compare Bear Australia has just announced the launch of a new comparison service on their website. - October 06, 2018 - CompareBear Aus

How to Achieve Nigeria’s Energy Generation Potential Through Renewables, Mini Grids and Gas-to-Power

An exciting, practical Generation Knowledge Hub at Future Energy Nigeria will equip the Nigerian utility and industrial sectors with tried and tested methods to solve their power challenges through mini grids, renewables and gas-to-power projects. - October 03, 2018 - Future Energy Nigeria

ST Engineering’s Perimeter Intrusion Detection System Evaluated for US Aviation Use

ST Engineering today announced that its award-winning perimeter intrusion detection system, AgilFence PIDS has completed testing and evaluation by US-based National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc. (Safe Skies). Safe Skies is an independent, third party non-profit organization funded by the Federal... - September 27, 2018 - ST Engineering

Genbright's Solar Assets Shine During First Major Test of New England’s New Power Market Design

Genbright's Solar Assets Shine During First Major Test of New England’s New Power Market Design

On Wednesday, regulators in Massachusetts approved a new solar incentive program known as the SMART program, which stands for Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target. The program was designed to bring an additional 1,600 megawatts of solar projects online in Massachusetts. A significant share of this new solar is likely to be co-located with energy storage projects. - September 27, 2018 - Genbright LLC

New Biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" Presents the Amazing Life of a Forgotten Genius and Eccentric

New Biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" Presents the Amazing Life of a Forgotten Genius and Eccentric

New biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz: The Electrical Wizard of Schenectady" profiles the life and work of Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865-1923), the scientist who made long-range AC power transmission possible. Steinmetz was just four feet tall, a celebrated eccentric, and revered in his lifetime as one of America's greatest scientists. The first biography of Steinmetz in years, "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" brings this great man's life and achievements to a new generation. - September 26, 2018 - Linden Publishing

Morningstar Introduces "Energy Storage Partner" Program at SPI

Morningstar Introduces "Energy Storage Partner" Program at SPI

A leader in solar charging technology, the company inaugurates a program with 5 high-profile lithium battery brands to make advanced storage easier and more seamless for installers. - September 24, 2018 - Morningstar Corporation

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. to Acquire Lead-Acid Battery Business from Alcad in North America

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. to Acquire Lead-Acid Battery Business from Alcad in North America

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. acquires lead-acid battery business from Alcad in North America. Alcad will now focus exclusively on providing full battery solutions and services based on its flagship nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) products. Mesa will expand its lead-acid battery product and service offering to its customers in the utilities and industrial sectors. - September 13, 2018 - Mesa Technical Associates

Minigrid Pioneer RVE.SOL Inks Deal with Major Infrastructure Partner Egis and Energy Investor G7 to Bring Renewable Electricity to the Kenyan Masses

Minigrid Pioneer RVE.SOL Inks Deal with Major Infrastructure Partner Egis and Energy Investor G7 to Bring Renewable Electricity to the Kenyan Masses

Latest round of investment signals minigrids ready to scale to electrify and provide clean water for up to 50,000 people in Busia County, Western Kenya. - September 12, 2018 - RVE.SOL

B-TEC Systems Reduce Utility Bills with Infrared

B-TEC Systems Reduce Utility Bills with Infrared

B-TEC Systems explain how short wave infrared can save thousands on fuel bills. - September 07, 2018 - B-TEC Systems Inc.

Access to the Evolving Business Models and Innovations for DERs, Microgrids and Increased Grid and Market Penetration

During National Clean Energy Week, participating organization, Roosevelt Strategic Council (RSC), will be bringing together Senior Strategic Leaders and Innovators across the energy sector for two days of unparalleled educational and networking sessions at their Microgrids & DERS Summit Sept 25 - 26, 2018 in the D.C metro area. - September 06, 2018 - Defense Strategies Institute

Siemens Returns as Platinum Sponsor at Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi Next Week

Siemens is a longstanding partner of the Future Energy East Africa conference and exhibition and this year’s returning platinum sponsor at the 20th edition taking place in Nairobi from 12-13 September. - September 06, 2018 - Future Energy East Africa

2018 EnergySec Security Award Recipients Announced

EnergySec honored two individuals at the 14th Annual Security and Compliance Summit held at the Disneyland Resort Hotel: Stephen Brown as EnergySec’s Cybersecurity Leader of the Year 2018 and Monta Elkins as EnergySec’s Cybersecurity Professional of the Year 2018. - August 31, 2018 - EnergySec

AEE, Energy Blockchain Consortium to Explore Opportunities, Benefits, Challenges of Blockchain for Advanced Energy Industry

Joint efforts begin Sept. 26 with webinar exploring potential in wholesale market, distribution system, and behind-the-meter applications. - August 30, 2018 - Energy Blockchain Consortium

Orecco Electric Complete Shipment of Premium Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia

Orecco Electric Complete Shipment of Premium Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia

Building a reliable and trustworthy power and electric infrastructure and backup is vital for companies who wish to succeed in Africa. China's Orecco has recently added to this increased stability delivering a top-end Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia. - August 27, 2018 - Orecco Electric

RadiusPoint Enters Strategic Partnership with Energy Professionals

RadiusPoint, the leading telecom and utility expense management provider and Energy Professionals, the premier Energy Solutions Manager are pleased to announce they are entering into a mutually- beneficial relationship under RadiusPoint’s Partner Program. Energy Professionals is the leading... - August 26, 2018 - TSG Enterprises, LLC dba RadiusPoint

Blockchain in Power and Energy Conference

First-Ever Global Conference for Blockchain in Power and Energy to be Held in Orlando - August 22, 2018 - Energy Blockchain Consortium

Twelve Utility and IPP CEOs Confirmed so Far for Utility CEO Forum at Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi

Great excitement in the run-up to Future Energy East Africa as the co-located Utility CEO Forum: East Africa has already confirmed the attendance of 12 utility and IPP CEOs for key discussions on the financial viability of the sector, PR strategies and collaborations between utilities and IPPs. - August 16, 2018 - Future Energy East Africa

Solomon Corporation Acquires South Dakota Transformer Repair Facility from A-Line

Solomon Corporation Acquires South Dakota Transformer Repair Facility from A-Line

Solomon Corporation and A-Line E.D.S. announced today the acquisition and sale of Dakota American Transformers. The acquisition for Solomon Corporation expands the footprint for transformer sales and services into the upper Midwest. Tom Hemmer, CEO of Solomon Corporation, said “Dakota... - August 14, 2018 - Solomon Corporation

Boston Energy Blockchain Power2Peer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Boston Energy Blockchain Power2Peer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

A Boston-based startup has launched a crowdfunding equity sale to fund a blockchain-enabled solar microgrid project. - August 13, 2018 - Power2Peer

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