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  1. Opportunity for Operational Excellence: Improving Productivity and Asset Management for Utilities

    In a market where Energy and Utilities company must remain competitive, react to increasing regulatory constraints, increase the lifespan of existing, aging infrastructure, and react to the industry’s talent shortage, operational excellence offers a solution to address       Operational Excellence ·    Operating infrastructure, especially if it’s aging, is expensive. But increased focus on operational efficiency means streamlined        operations, leading to increased productivity, better use of resources, and reduced operating costs. ·    Operational Excellence initiatives help to manage the cost of replacing, extend old assets, and recruit and develop new talent Compliance ·    Traditional regulatory interactions centered on rates are being supplemented by often-contradictory pressures regarding environmental      impact, efficiency and security of key infrastructure. ·    Creating a ‘Culture of Compliance’ and focusing close attention at every level within the organization dramatically increases the ability to      manage safety risks, incidents and the onslaught of regulatory requirements. ·    Continued threat of terrorist activity requires strong cybersecurity measures to ensure the safe, continued operation of energy assets. Digital Transformation ·    Industry research shows that nearly 90 percent of utilities anticipate that technological advances will rapidly and significantly change the      industry over the next three years ·    In addition to improving the interaction with consumers and exploring new business models. digital transformation offers the promise to      address a number of the issues above, including more predictable operations, streamlined compliance, and protection from security      issues. Join us for this webcast brought to you by EMC Corporation.

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    Webcasts

    Tue, 27 Sep 2016

  2. Heerema yard to lease power tools from Engineering Utilities

    Metal finishing equipment and consumables supplier Engineering Utilities has supplied a range of power tools to Heerema Fabrication Group’s yard in Hartlepool, northeast England.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Sep 2016

  3. Cross border microgrid project to cost $12.4m

    A $12.4m US-Canadian cross-border project is to see the linking up of three microgrid projects.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 Sep 2016

  4. Entergy Arkansas seeks approval for pair of 115-kV transmission lines

    Project would serve a new distribution substation being constructed by Benton Utilities

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

  1. Silver Spring Networks details cloud-based deployment in Sweden

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

  2. Safety products: Technological software predicts issues/risks before they happen, prescribes solutions

    Utility safety: Sphera’s technological software can predict issues/risks before they happen and prescribe solutions for problems to keep employees safe and companies performing optimally.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Thu, 22 Sep 2016

  3. Hawaiian Electric customers to use time-of-day electricity pricing

    Hawaii residents pay the highest electricity rates in the nation

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

  4. Are virtual power plants the next evolution of American infrastructure?

    The dipping cost of solar installations over the last three years has made them all the more appealing to businesses and homeowners looking to offset high energy bills.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Sep 2016

  5. Half of FERC licensed hydroelectric projects up for review in next 15 years

    Over the next 15 years, 50 percent of all FERC licensed hydroelectric projects will begin a relicensing process

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

  6. South Dakota wind farm proponents not giving up on plans

    The project would have generated about up to 860,000 MWh annually of electric power, which would be equivalent to 10 Bon Homme-Yankton rural electric cooperatives

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

  7. Petronas lets contracts for Pengerang complex

    State-run Petronas has let contracts for industrial gas and power supplies and equipment for its long-planned Pengerang integrated complex (PIC) and refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) project at Pengerang in southeastern Johor, Malaysia.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Sep 2016

  8. Petrochemical Op-Ed: Chemical Imbalance

    The petrochemical industry has been rocked by oil’s roller coaster ride, driving down prices and profitability. It’s exposed the limitations of both hedging strategies and risk management processes that are supposed to tip off trading desks when a price dip or spike is imminent.

    Online Articles

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

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