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Nov 24, 2014 | Washington, DC
Dec 08, 2014 to Dec 09, 2014 | Washington, DC
Jan 14, 2015 to Jan 16, 2015 | San Diego, CA

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Finance

Stocks / Equity Markets
PPL Montana sold its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy for $900 million; Chesapeake Utilities sold ...
Pioneer Green Energy acquires Logan Gap wind project, agreement reached for Exelon to purchase Integrys Energy Group, AES agrees to purchase equity interest in SYND Holdco Ltd...
The industry’s transformation has begun. Should the F40 transform too?
Our annual ranking of shareholder performance tracks the long-term returns of leading utilities. But can it predict success in a transformed energy market?...
Transactions
PPL Montana sold its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy for $900 million; Chesapeake Utilities sold ...
Pioneer Green Energy acquires Logan Gap wind project, agreement reached for Exelon to purchase Integrys Energy Group, AES agrees to purchase equity interest in SYND Holdco Ltd...
Wisconsin Energy to acquire Integrys in a transaction valued at $9.1 billion; Dominion to acquire the CID Solar Project from EDF Renewable Energy; Landis+Gyr to acquire GRIDia...
ROE Survey & Database
Interest rates not always controlling for return on equity. 
Our annual survey of rates of return on common equity authorized by state public utility commissions in recent rate cases for electric and gas retail distribution utilities....
Regulators weigh interest rate climate and future Fed policy in setting allowed return on equity.
(November 2013) Consumer advocates argue for lower allowed utility returns, to reflect lower financing costs. Our rate case survey shows mixed regulatory responses....
Utilities face rate pressure as financing costs hit rock bottom.
(November 2012) Fortnightly’s annual rate case survey is designed to give readers a look at rates of return on equity (ROE) awarded in st...
Strategy & Planning
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
The next frontier, and the logical extension of integrated resource planning. Self-generation, the connected home, the celebrated internet of things – they all suggest it’...
Lessons learned for U.S. utilities – drawn from first-person fact-finding.
Policy experts travel to the continent to get a first-hand view on the lessons the U.S. utilities should take away from Germany’s rush to renewables....
For DATC, grid expansion is a team effort.
An interview with key executives of Duke-American Transmission Co.: Phillip Grigsby, president, and Randy Satterfield, executive vice president. Both also sit on DATC's Board ...
Mergers & Acquisitions
Siemens will provide the grid connection for an offshore wind farm off the coast of the U.K.; ABB will supply gas-insulated switchgear for...
Duke Energy Progress agreed to purchase $1.2 billion in generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency; ABB won a $400 million order that would create th...
Duke Energy Progress agreed to purchase $1.2 billion of certain generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency; Acquisitions by PSEG Solar Source and Su...
Accounting & Depreciation
Today, tomorrow, forever?
NREL contradicts AWEA, finds wind power not competitive, and favors extending the production tax credit (PTC), but that won’t aid economic growth....
Time-tested cost recovery mechanisms provide stable funding for infrastructure replacement.
Automatic tracker surcharges provide timely cost recovery for multi-year utility system improvement programs. ...
Understanding the new mosaic of commodities trading regulations.
Compliance with Dodd-Frank might not be as complicated as feared; however, companies must be vigilant in order to maintain the relevant exemptions....
Bonds / Debt Markets
PPL Montana sold its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy for $900 million; Chesapeake Utilities sold ...
Pioneer Green Energy acquires Logan Gap wind project, agreement reached for Exelon to purchase Integrys Energy Group, AES agrees to purchase equity interest in SYND Holdco Ltd...
Duke Energy Progress agreed to purchase $1.2 billion of certain generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency; Acquisitions by PSEG Solar Source and Su...
Fortnightly 40 Index
The dash to gas brings volatility in shareholder performance.
Fortnightly’s 2013 ranking of shareholder value performance shows substantial changes, with gas prices weighing on some utilities and elevating others. ...
A challenging year brings a change in the rankings.
(September 2012) Our annual financial ranking shows some remarkable shifts among the industry’s shareholder value leaders. Despite flat demand and low commodity p...
(September 2011) Our annual ranking tracks the publicly traded electric and gas companies that produce the greatest value for shareholders. Despite the year’s ...

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