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  • Jud Virden, director of energy and environment research at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will testify on energy storage research before a subcommittee of the U.S House of Representatives.
  • The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) welcomes the announcement today by the U.S. Supreme Court that the chamber will hear an appeal of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision vacating Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Order 745 (Electric Power Supply Ass'n v. FERC, D.C. Circuit No. 11-1486).
  • Highpower International, Inc. ("Highpower International" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: HPJ), developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, management systems and recycling services announce today it has secured a contract to produce a 100KWH energy storage system (ESS) for …
  • Edison International (NYSE: EIX) announced today that it has established commercial agreements with Tesla as part of its launch of a new line of Tesla Energy products. Southern California Edison (SCE), the regulated utility subsidiary of Edison International, and SoCore Energy, a subsidiary of Edison Energy that provides rooftop solar systems, are implementing energy storage projects that feature Tesla Powerpacks.
  • The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas is holding its eighth annual Energy Efficiency Makeover Contest.
  • President Obama on Thursday signed into law energy efficiency legislation sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio.
  • Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter.
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority has awarded Knoxville a $7.12 million grant that will help more than 600 families in low-income areas save money on their utility bills.
  • The problem with putting solar panels on rooftops quickly becomes apparent when the sun sets and the source of electricity needed to power television sets, stoves and heaters disappears beyond the horizon.
  • ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, was recently awarded a re-compete contract by a major Midwest utility. The contract has a value of $16.8 million and a term of 33 months.