New metering software captures actual generation and load meter values

Today, SoftSmiths announced the availability of a new e-Meter application for its e-Merchant product suite, enhancing real time business analysis.

Senate takes up infrastructure security bill

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced the introduction of the 'Homeland Security Block Grant Act,' which includes funds to help utilities pay for increased security.

BP standardizes on TIBCO Software to manage business processes across its global energy trading...

TIBCO Software Inc. today announced it has been chosen by BP to integrate and automate its global energy trading and supply businesses.

Secretary Abraham, Homeland Security Director Ridge view counterterrorism technologies

The Secretary of Energy and Director of Homeland Security toured counterterrorism technologies developed at the Department of Energy laboratories.

Enron affiliates announce dividends

Enron Capital LLC announced today its monthly dividend of $0.166667 on the Enron Capital LLC 8% Cumulative Guaranteed Monthly Income Preferred Shares for the month of November.

Williams announces power agreement with the Rayle Electric Membership Corporation

A unit of Williams announced today its fifth full-requirements power agreement this year with a Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (EMC).

DOE plans unit to coordinate defense of US energy infrastructure

The Department of Energy this week is expected to unveil a unit that will coordinate homeland defense for the nation's oil and gas sector, industry sources said Friday. Last month 11 oil companies said they planned to operate a data-sharing and analysis center, under DOE's supervision. (Maureen Lorenzetti)

Corporate risk management needs grow, Rolls-Royce power exec says

Terrorist attacks in the US underscore how much risk has changed in the past decade and how corporations must responding accordingly, James Wiegner, manager director of Rolls- Royce PLC's power generation unit, said in Houston Friday.

US competitive generating capacity up four-fold since 1997

US competitive generating capacity is likely to reach 319.5 GW by the end of 2001, a more than four-fold increase from 1997, the Electric Power Supply Association said Thursday. In addition to capacity additions totaling 68 GW, 90% of it competitive, there also have been significant asset divestitures and reclassifications by regulated investor-owned utilities.

Learning Y2Ks lessons

By mid-morning on New Year`s Eve, when countries on the other side of the world began making the Y2K transition without apparent trouble, any lingering fears of a Y2K disaster were largely dispelled. Under the piles of confetti and broken champagne bottles lie several important lessons that the industry should take to heart.