Monthly Archives: January 2011

As New Energy Deregulation Laws Approach, DVLA Offers Money-Saving Tool

BRISTOL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On January 1, 2011, new energy deregulation laws took effect in Pennsylvania, with reform in some other states following close behind. Initially, many analysts expected the new laws to raise electric bills for businesses …  More »

Feds forced to slow plan for fast-tracking renewable-energy leases offshore

Opponents of a Nantucket Sound wind farm registered their objections to an Obama administration plan to fast-track offshore leases — forcing regulators to move more slowly with the proposal. (Photo: Phil Hollman/Flickr)  More »

SAE Foundation Accepting Call for Nominations for Young Industry Leadership Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The SAE Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2011 Young Industry Leadership Award. The Award will be presented during the 2011 SAE Foundation Banquet, which will be held Thursday, May 12 …  More »

Oil prices fall as Saudis hint at raising supplies

NEW YORK  — The price of oil fell Monday after the Saudi oil minister hinted that his country, the world’s biggest oil producer, may raise supplies to put the brakes on higher oil prices. Benchmark crude for March delivery lost $1.24 to settle a…  More »

Solutia Announces Title Sponsorship of Inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) has announced its title sponsorship of the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon in St. Louis to benefit Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK).  The Rock ‘n’ Roll Mar…  More »

Dominion East Ohio Initiates Outbound Calls in Response to Monday Morning Fires in Fairport Harbor

CLEVELAND, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Following a series of morning fires in the Village of Fairport Harbor, Dominion East Ohio has initiated outbound calls to the 1,500 affected customers to gain access to individual properties and ensure each prem…  More »

2011 Technology Convergence Conference Brings Together East Coast Financial Firms and West Coast Technology Companies in “East Meets West” Panel Discussion on Data Center Efficiency

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TELADATA, a leading consulting firm specializing in IT infrastructure design, planning and project management, today announced that its 2011 Technology Convergence Conference will feature a panel discussion, titled Eas…  More »

IHS Report: Future Viability of Solar Photovoltaic Technology Dependant on Production Cost Improvements

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–During 2010, new solar photovoltaic (PV) demand worldwide approached 10,000 MW, and is expected to grow by double digit percentages annually for the foreseeable future, if production costs can be driven to market-co…  More »

Energy Leaders Gather to Innovate and Strategize at 3rd Annual EnergyBiz Leadership Forum, Feb. 27-March 1, 2011

AURORA, Colo., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The annual EnergyBiz Leadership Forum ( – the energy industry’s most comprehensive utility strategy conference – will be held February 27 to March 1, 2011 in Washington, D….  More »

Icahn may extend $665M Dynegy bid deadline, analysts say

The billionaire investor may extend his $665 million offer for the Houston-based power producer, due to expire tomorrow, as shareholders signal the $5.50-a-share bid is too low. (AP photo)  More »

Macquarie Group Expands Global Physical Oil Business with Addition of Latin America Origination Team

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macquarie Group (Macquarie) (ASX: MQG), today announced the expansion of its global physical oil business with the addition of a Latin American oil liquids origination and marketing team. The appointments continue Macquarie’…  More »

Comprehensive Line of Henkel Products Support Solar Cell and Module Assembly and Installation

ROCKY HILL, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Henkel Corporation offers a complete line of adhesives, sealants and cleaners that support solar cell and photovoltaic module manufacturing and installation, and comply with PV industry standards. …  More »