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Residential DR becoming more customer-friendly

Residential demand response (DR) hails as far back as the 1970s when it was used as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to shift their energy use to off-peak times, according to Navigant Research, and utilities have run Continue reading ?

General Electric Has Focus, Upside And Is Defensive (And The Dividend Is Going Up)

By Anthony Ruben: I am a recent convert to General Electric (NYSE:GE), first seriously investigating the stock in July ("Is General Electric The Perfect Company?") and shortly thereafter initiating a material position ("Why I Decided To Buy General Electric"). Show More Summary

Update: GE Sells Its Appliance Business To Electrolux, Narrows Focus On Industry

By Renee Butler: General Electric (GE) is selling its appliance business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. The deal is big news for Electrolux, which will now take the number one spot in the US for white goods, beating out Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR), but the news is even bigger for GE. Show More Summary

General Electric Company (GE) Sells Home Appliance Division to Electrolux, Shifts Focus to Industrial

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has agreed to sell its home appliance division to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. As Electrolux CEO Keith McLoughlin discussed on CNBC this morning, the move is a necessary one for the Swedish appliances manufacturer, doubling their size in the competitive U.S market and making them a greater force globally, about 33% […]

A.M. Roundup: Stock Futures Dip; SEC Steps Up Fund Oversight; Fifth Street Going Public

U.S. stock futures were down slightly Monday morning amid a lack of economic date that shifted investor focus to deals with a lack of economic data putting the focus on deals news from General Electric Co. and Multimedia Games Holding. Futures for the DJIA fell 27 points to 1,7090, while those for the S&P 500 [...]

Appliance sale: GE inks 3.3B deal with Electrolux

Sale is part of General Electric's effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment

American Electric Strengthens Fundamentals To Ensure Positive Future Stock Valuation

By Horizon Investments: The U.S. utility sector has outperformed the broad market since the start of 2014. The outperformance of the utility sector is primarily because of a drop in treasury yields and utility companies' focus on increasing their regulated operations. Show More Summary

Wind energy cuts the electricity bill

The promoting of renewable energy is at the heart of the current debate on energy policy. From an economic perspective, the question focuses on determining the cost of the feed-in tariff systems. A new study tackles this question empirically,...Show More Summary

Is roasting the same as ?? (h?ngbèi')?

As we approach the cooler fall season, let's focus on roasted Oolongs for some time. Yesterday, I've shown that there are 3 different roasting tools (bamboo basket over charcoal, bamboo basket over electric heat and electric oven). But...Show More Summary

Enel Teams with University on Smart Grid Engineering Course

Enel Distribuzione and the Polytechnic University of Milan are collaborating on a post-graduate degree in electrical engineering that focuses on smart grids. The goal aim is to provide specialist training program that supplement traditional courses for electrical engineers. Show More Summary

Investors In GE Should Watch Out For This Sub-Industry Peer

By Team Money Research: In this article, we're focusing on the strengths and weakness of General Electric (NYSE:GE). We're also comparing it to United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) and, although the two companies are of very different sizes...Show More Summary

Robotics technology has found a place on NZ farms

Bruce MacDonald, a robotics specialist at Auckland University, who's an Associate Professor in electrical and computer engineering, said much of the focus so far has been on automation in the dairy shed, but that's growing both within and outside the dairy industry.

One-wheeled Urban Glider promises a smooth way to get about town

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

From gas-powered scooters that fold in half to electric skateboards that weigh less than your backpack, portability is a big design focus when it comes to urban transportation. One other way to trim some fat is to do away with unnecessary wheels, a solution that can leave you with just one if you're balance is good enough. Show More Summary

Smart Fortwo electric drive ad goes viral

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Smart Fortwo electric drive city runabout is all about urban commuting, and a new ad from Smart Canada proves exactly that. The ad focuses on the current-generation two-door EV micro car which is involved in a series of drag races against more fancied competitors. The creators posted the following description: “The Smart Fortwo electric drive [...]

Climate Movement Agenda: One Million (Frequent) Electric Buses Plus Protected Bikeways, “Everywhere”

Yves here. Hoexter makes an important point, that many climate activists' proposals have focused on energy sources, as in promoting more use of solar or wind energy, and haven't focused on how consumers use energy, as in the related infrastructure. Show More Summary

General Electric Company (GE)’s Focus on Industrials Expected to Boost Organic Growth

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has in the recent past been doing away with its financial business as it looks to position itself, more of a giant industrial company than it has been over the past 25 years. The company has over the years wanted to be valued as an industrial conglomerate than a company weighed […]

Light pulses control graphene's electrical behavior

CAMBRIDGE, Mass-- Graphene, an ultrathin form of carbon with exceptional electrical, optical, and mechanical properties, has become a focus of research on a variety of potential uses. Now researchers at MIT have found a way to control...Show More Summary

Worldwide water shortage by 2040

Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. Show More Summary

Siemens, A German Dividend Aristocrat Is Also A Growth Story And A Better Value Than GE

By Anthony Ruben: Earlier this month, I wrote about General Electric (NYSE:GE). While I was impressed with the company, I felt the valuation was rich for most non-dividend focused investors. In the course of my research, I learned more about, and became increasingly impressed with the "German GE", Siemens (OTCPK:SIEGY). Show More Summary

CQ Roll Call Launches Fifth Policy Pulse Blog – Energy Xtra

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

CQ Roll Call announced today the launch of Energy Xtra, the fifth Policy Pulse blog on RollCall.com to be led by Randy Leonard. The new vertical will focus on energy debates related to renewable generation, efficiency, electric reliability,...Show More Summary

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