CMS Marketing, Services and Trading announced it has expanded into California and hired Laird Dyer to the new position of director of West marketing in California.
With respect to regional transmission grids, it's better to be right than quick, Linda Breathitt, a commissioner for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission told a large industrial power consumer's group. Federal regulators recently backtracked on a December deadline for utilities to join regional transmission organizations.
Final results of a Nov. 6 municipal ballot measure show that voters in San Francisco have no interest in buying the area's power transmission lines. (Sylvie Dale)
Given the concern about security of the US energy infrastructure, companies should consider adopting security impact reviews that would be similar to environmental impact statements, a Houston law firm says. The recommendation and others were part of a new report on possible threats to the industry in a report prepared by Bracewell & Patterson.
Saudi Arabian government officials opened a $100 million power station in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The station is expected to ease pressure on the existing network, which was being subjected to such extreme demand during the summer that power cuts often occurred, Makkah Gov. Abdul Majeed said.
Guardian Pipeline announced today it has closed $180 million project financing that was arranged by Prudential Capital Group, an investment management business of The Prudential Insurance Co. of America, for construction of the pipeline.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Wednesday extended the Dec. 15 deadline for utilities to join regional transmission grids and said it will set new deadlines for each of four general regions. FERC also said it will issue notices of proposed rulemaking on interconnection agreements and procedures in January and a second notice for pricing these services in April.
e-Acumen, Inc. has launched PowerView™, a combination of expected generation databases and research reports that provide the equivalent of asset valuation consulting services for every region of the continental U.S.
IntraCoastal System Engineering Corp. announced that IntraCoastal will be developing a new generation of devices targeting utilities and consumer Internet access.
Even after 150,000 MWh of peak load reductions this past year, Apogee Interactive's CEO Joel Gilbert says the price-responsive demand business is still embryonic.