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EEI: Utilities need electric vehicles to 'remain viable'

Electric vehicles represent a growth opportunity for the industry, according to a new report from the Edison Electric Institute.

July 31, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)

HECO wants demand response to help integrate renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies want to give customers the financial incentives to help mitigate the impact of variable renewables.

July 31, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)

New York utility plans to operate microgrids

Microgrids, demand response and more community solar are all part of Central Hudson Gas & Electric's $46 million rate case.

July 31, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)

Exelon to buy Integrys' retail electricity subsidiary

Chicago electricity suppliers just narrowed to Exelon’s ComEd and Exelon’s Constellation.

July 30, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

FERC: EPA emissions cuts may require 'complete redesign' of electricity markets

Markets could be pushed toward a complete redesign and a de facto carbon fee

July 30, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

Southern Company doubles earnings as sales grow by 4.7%

Increased sales suggest a “broader economic recovery across the Southeast."

July 30, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

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What are the top utilities for renewables and efficiency?

There is a wide range of performance even amongst companies in similar operating environments and market structures.

July 30, 2014 / Davide Savenije (Utility Dive)

Renewables, T&D investments paying off for FPL parent NextEra

NextEra Energy reported positive Q2 earnings.

July 30, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)

Utilities, automakers to pilot EPRI's new electric vehicle control platform

Fifteen utilities and eight auto manufacturers aim to turn electric vehicles into grid assets under a universal platform. 

July 30, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)

BGE creates its own voltage conservation reduction software

The move will help the utility meet Maryland efficiency standards.

July 30, 2014 / Claire Cameron (Utility Dive)