Energy demand management

KEMA Releases Volume Three of Its Utility Guidebook Series

KEMA has released its new guidebook that offers power utilities suggestions on how to “leverage the evolving utility-customer relationship for successful integration of the utility of the future.”

Georgia Power Seeks Rate Hikes to Cover Smart Grid Costs

Georgia Power has petitioned the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to increase its base rates by a little more than eight percent of the company’s retail rates, to generate approximately $615 million, to recover the investment costs for cleaner generation sources, power lines, smart grid technologies, environmental controls, and energy efficiency programs to meet current and future customer demand. The proposed change in rates would be effective Jan. 1, 2011.