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Weekly News and Views - October 29, 2014

Share Utilities Cleco Corporation, owner of regulated electric utility Cleco Power, announced that it will be acquired by a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC). The agreement values Cleco at approximately $4.7 billion, including approximately $1.3 billion of assumed […]

Getting Smart With Power Use: Drivers for Energy Efficiency

Share We host energy data from over a million business around the world in our system. This allows us to understand the unique energy challenges that affect small businesses from all verticals, including convenience stores and gas stations. Recently, Bruce Cullen, an Energy Analyst on our team, was approached by Convenience and Carwash Canada magazine to […]

Pulse Energy Listed as Finalist for BC Export Award

Share The turning weather this month hasn’t dampened spirits at Pulse Energy; we’re excited to announce we have been recognized as a finalist for the 2014 BC Export Awards in the Sustainability category. As the province of British Columbia’s most prestigious award for companies that contribute to the growth and diversity of our province’s economy, […]

Weekly News and Views - October 16, 2014

Share Utilities  ComEd announced the launch of its smart meter-enabled program called Peak Time Savings, which saves customers money by applying a credit to their bill for reducing electricity usage during high demand periods. ComEd is the first utility in the Midwest to offer this program to customers, and enrollment is now open for residential […]

 “Don’t Label Me”: E Source Tips for Customer Engagement

Share   Over 400 representatives from the energy industry gathered recently in Denver for the 2014 E Source Forum. After catching up on the trends affecting our industry today, Senior Account Manager Jamie Caplan shared with us some key takeaways on how commercial customers are classified and the implications this has to effective engagement. Split […]

PwC Names Pulse Energy a Finalist for Innovator of the Year

Share We’re pleased to announce that Pulse Energy has been recognized as one of 12 finalists for “Innovator of the Year” in PwC’s national 2014 Vision to Reality Awards. The Innovator of the Year award acknowledges the company that has best demonstrated the commercialization of an innovative technology solution with proven customer acceptance. Driven by […]

Weekly News and Views - October 8, 2014

Share Utilities An executive with significant experience in improving service to customers in the telecommunications industry has been named to lead the Customer Services organization at PPL Electric Utilities. Christopher Cardenas, currently vice president-Customer Service Operations for Time Warner Cable Business Class, will become Customer Services vice president at PPL Electric Utilities. Source: PR Newswire Cities […]

Perspectives from the CEE Industry Partners Meeting: Trends in EE Programs

Share Energy efficiency programs continue to evolve as new technologies help to better analyze, measure and validate energy savings. To catch up on the latest trends in these programs and offer his perspectives, Pulsar and research scientist Dr. Amir Danak recently spoke at the Industry Partners Meeting hosted by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) in Salt […]

Weekly News and Views - October 1, 2014

Share Utilities Berkshire Hathaway and CenterPoint Energy are among 10 companies that signed confidentiality agreements to explore bids for Energy Future’s Oncor electricity distributor, Bloomberg reports. NextEra Energy, which helped prompt the auction with a takeover bid this year valuing Oncor at more than $17.5B, also signed a non-disclosure agreement letting it conduct due diligence. […]

Cleantech Edge: Canada’s Fastest Growing Industry

Share There’s no question that cleantech as an industry is growing all over the world. What many people may not know, however, is how rapid the expansion is in Canada. Bringing together cleantech professionals and students together across the city, our CEO David Helliwell recently spoke at “The Cleantech Edge: Canada’s fastest growing industry in […]