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500 groups call for next US president to declare national climate...

US environmental and climate-justice groups at the United Nations climate change conference in Madrid called on the next U.S. president today to declare a national climate emergency.
energy storage

Energy storage system approved by California Energy Commission

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has accepted one of the first home energy storage systems to be listed on the CEC Energy...
Nevada Solar

Nevada commission approves NV Energy’s solar, storage plans

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada has approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan to bring an additional 1,190MW of new solar energy.
Flood, NASA

NASA says satellite data can cut disaster response times, costs

Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center determined that ready access to near-real-time information about flooded roads (via satellite data) could have saved...

CyberCon power & utilities CISO Summit and Cybersecurity conference expands to...

CyberCon Power & Utilities CISO Summit and Cybersecurity Conference, a solutions-oriented event for cybersecurity and operations leaders in the power and utility...

Ed’s note: The multi-faceted face of security

One of the many interesting interviews I got to conduct while at European Utility Week was with Emil Gurevitch and Jon Wells,...
electric grid

Best practices to bolster cybersecurity of the US electric grid

The Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment has released a new study which identifies how US states and utilities...

Bill Gates-backed CSP company breaks temperature records

Heliogen, backed by Bill Gates, has reached temperatures greater than 1,000°C, enabling heat-intensive manufacture to transition to clean energy.
excellence in character

‘Don’t be a jerk’ and other words of wisdom for the...

For the first time, POWERGEN International along with partner UL, awarded five women with Excellence in Character Awards.
climate group

Seventy-five states and regions now generate 45% of energy from renewables

75 state and regional governments around the world are advancing the global transition to renewables according to a new report by The Climate Group and CDP.
business customer

Business customer satisfaction for electric utilities rises – report

J.D Power has released its 2019 edition of the Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study.Customer satisfaction has rised.

Thanks to sunflowers, solar panels could harvest 400% more energy

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles and Arizona State University have developed SUNbots, an innovative new type of solar technology.

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