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Oil and gas pros setting the rules on hiring

The recruitment environment is becoming increasing complex for oil and gas companies. As more managers plan to hire, time to hire has increased and more offers are being rejected by candidates.

Ontario expanding Industrial Electricity Incentive

Expanding the IEI program to more industries offers an opportunity for more Ontario industries to reduce their electricity costs, increase competitiveness, and assist in improving electricity load and demand management.

NV Water Authority turning to solar for energy, water savings

The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) has locked in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate with a 20-year power purchase agreement with solar company SunEdison. The power purchase agreement provides SNWA with an effective hedge against future increases. 

PA DEP says its oil and gas program is new and improved

The Auditor General's Office has released the Special Audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Performance in Monitoring Potential Impact to Water Quality from Shale Gas Development for 2009 through 2012.

PSEG expands solar footprint to Vermont

PSEG Solar Source is acquiring the ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project in Vermont. The facility will now be known as the PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center. This marks PSEG Solar Source's ninth solar project in eight states -- including Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio and Texas -- and the company is currently working with a number of developers to add even more.

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The global smart grid market was valued at $37.7 billion in 2012 and is forecast to reach $118.1 billion in 2019-- growing at a compound annual growth rate of 18.2 percent from 2013 to 2019, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR).