July 31, 2015 - IBM transition to a business solutions company may be model for utilities
The road that IBM traveled from being a company that focused on providing hardware, whether it be computers, mainframes or typewriters, to a business solutions company may be a path that utilities also ultimately follow, said Lorraine Akiba, a commissioner at the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, on July 30.
July 31, 2015 - New York white paper outlines new utility models empowering customers
In New York, the basic ratemaking and business models underpinning the electric utility industry are undergoing a revolution, judging by a white paper issued on July 28 by the staff of the New York Department of Public Service.
July 31, 2015 - Public Power Weekly Exclusive: The Energy Authority CEO, COO detail benefits that TEA offers to public power entities
“There are a number of advantages that The Energy Authority brings to the table when it works with public power—including economies of scale and the ‘depth and breadth’ of what TEA does in terms of trading throughout the U.S.,” said Joanie Teofilo, president and CEO of TEA, and Mark Kinevan, vice-president, energy trading and COO at TEA, in an interview with the American Public Power Association.
July 31, 2015 - Senate energy panel OKs Portman-Shaheen efficiency bill
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on July 30 approved an energy efficiency bill authored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
July 30, 2015 - Customers want to control energy use as they use iPads
Utility customers want to control their energy use in the same way that they use their iPad or their iPhones to do things like download music or get directions, Kenneth Daly, president of National Grid New York, said on July 29.
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