Please join Black & Veatch as we review our Mid-Year 2014 Energy Market Outlook and Industry Trends in a free, one-hour webinar. This webinar will discuss our insights into the near and long-term energy market, providing an outlook for the more...
Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 -
Washington, DC, District of Columbia - USA
POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 At the request of several public officials and because the current date falls on the planned final week of Congressional session before the August recess, we have decided to postpone the conference until the Fall. We more...
Monday Aug 4, 2014
- Wednesday Aug 6, 2014 -
Summer Conference & Expo San Francisco August 4-6, 2014 Evaluators and Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway The road to implementing and evaluating successful energy efficiency programs is seldom straight or smooth. Fortunately, you are not traveling alone. At more...
Your future customers are smart. They have become more and more educated as retail industries have grown and adapted a more transparent type of business model. In fact, 56% of Americans now do extensive research about the companies they choose to buy from.
07/25/14 - By Wayne M. Kovach , SEO Specialist, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Inc.
The summer is here and vacations are being planned. Whether it's a family trip to a local beach, visiting relatives out of state, or a trip to Disneyland, families everywhere are eager to get out and enjoy this great time of year. With endless lists and preparations to take care of, it's easy to let energy efficiency take a back seat. But be proactive! A few simple modifications can really make a difference.
07/24/14 - By Pete Stupple , Graduate Engineer, UK Power Networks
Moving the electricity sector into a low-carbon future presents many challenges. As supply becomes increasingly intermittent, so the need for fast-responding, flexible demand and generation sources grows. Energy storage is a key source of flexibility to meet this need and has been identified by the UK Smart Grid Forum as a crucial intervention likely to be required for the future smart grid.
The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more likely and more severe, wildfires growing worse, and forests dying under assault from heat-loving insects.
A dramatic transformation is currently taking place in U.S. utilities. A significant segment of the gas and electric utilities workforce is soon to be eligible for retirement. The first wave of baby Boomers has already reached to age of 55, and the number of workers becoming eligible for retirement will increase each year for the next 10-15 years.