Dog days will be busy for earnings, energy events

The Dog Days are supposed to be a lazy time when the workday pace slows down, but that doesn’t appear to be the case for the energy sector this summer.

Several key public meetings, industry conferences and quarterly earnings reports for publicly-traded energy companies will be occurring over the next several weeks.

Here are some of the notable events on the summer electric power calendar.

Friday July 11:

Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force (QER) Task Force will hold an all-day public meeting at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore. The meeting will center on electric transmission, storage and distribution in the West.

Sunday July 13:

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) starts three days of summer meetings at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Texas.

Monday July 14:

Energy Information Administration (EIA) starts its two-day 2014 Energy Conference at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Monday July 21:

Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force (QER) Task Force will hold an all-day public meeting at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to discuss natural gas transmission, storage and distribution.

Tuesday July 22:

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) will discuss results for the quarter ended June 30 at 10 a.m. CT or 11 a.m. ET.

Friday July 25:

American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) will hold its quarterly conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. ET.

Tuesday July 29:

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) will hold its earnings conference call at 11 a.m. ET.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) holds all-day hearings on the Clean Power Plan proposal for existing power plants in Atlanta at Sam Nunn Federal Center; in Denver at the EPA Region 8 Building; and in Washington, D.C., at the William Jefferson Clinton East Building. Because of heavy interest, a second day (July 30) has also been scheduled at these same locations.

Wednesday July 30:

Southern (NYSE:SO) will hold its quarterly earnings call at 1 p.m. ET.

Thursday July 31:

EPA Clean Power Plan all-day hearing scheduled for Pittsburgh at the William S. Moorhead Federal Building. A second day of testimony is also available Aug. 1 at the Pittsburgh site.

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) will host a conference call to review second quarter financial results. Earnings will be released prior to the opening of trading.

The call will begin at 9 a.m. CT or 10 a.m. ET.

SCANA (NYSE:SCG) will release its second quarter earnings before the market opens. SCANA’s management will discuss those results in a conference call with analysts at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) will holds its second quarter conference call at 2 p.m. PT or 5 p.m. ET.

Friday Aug. 1:

ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE) will announce its quarterly earnings conference call beginning at 10 a.m. ET.

Calpine (NYSE:CPN) plans to hold its quarterly earnings call for financial analysts on Friday, Aug. 1. The one-hour call is scheduled for 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).

Wednesday Aug. 6:

Avista Corp. (NYSE:AVA) will hold its quarterly conference call Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Thursday Aug. 7:

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) holds its second quarter earnings call at 10 a.m. ET.

Tuesday Aug. 19:

PennWell’s GenForum one-day conference is held at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Wednesday Aug. 20:

PennWell’s kicks off its three-day Coal-Gen conference at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.


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Wayne Barber, Chief Analyst for the GenerationHub, has been covering power generation, energy and natural resources issues at national publications for more than 20 years. Prior to joining PennWell he was editor of Generation Markets Week at SNL Financial for nine years. He has also worked as a business journalist at both McGraw-Hill and Financial Times Energy. Wayne also worked as a newspaper reporter for several years. During his career has visited nuclear reactors and coal mines as well as coal and natural gas power plants. Wayne can be reached at