| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:57 AM
* Energy consumers to pay for energy modernisation,
* Non-commodity costs in end-user bills to rise as a
* In EU15 about half the household bill is charges, tax and
By Karolin Schaps and Barbara Lewis
| Nov 3, 2013
James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad.
The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I remember what I was doing a year ago — clinging to my phone, waiting to hear from my friends and family who were in the heart of Superstorm Sandy, hoping they were safe. One year ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Mid-Atlantic, claiming more...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Dominion, one of the nation's largest energy companies, bought a 5-megawatt solar project in Somers on Tuesday from Kyocera, a solar panel maker based in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Large enough to power about 1,400 homes, the project will be the state's largest...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Ever wondered whether solar panels would work on your house?
Or, if you have a strong sense that they would, how do you sort through all the different installers and types of financing available?
The Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority, a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:56 PM
On Nov. 5, we are scheduled to have elections in the Crescenta Valley. I ask you to consider Charles Beatty for Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors.
He is the candidate most uniquely qualified for this seat. He has served as a member of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Two North Dakota State University faculty have been named a Fellow for 2013 by their respective professional organizations.
The Fellow award is the American Society of Agronomy's highest honor, according to Dave Franzen, who will be recognized Nov. 5 at...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Regulators approved more than $1 billion in state-directed power contracts on Wednesday, but not without expressing their doubts about whether some benefits of the clean, cheap electricity would accrue to Connecticut.
The state Public Utilities...
| Oct 15, 2013
Renewable energy is a topic that could consume several college courses. But fifth-graders at Glenview's Glen Grove Elementary School are already learning about the differences between wind and solar power.
"Kids are reading to learn now," said Paul...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The state's much-touted plan to buy renewable energy from a proposed wind farm in northern Maine has come under fire from two clean energy companies who say the contract award failed to follow bid requirements set by the state.
At issue is more than $1...
| Oct 20, 2013
New solar panels unveiled last week at a real estate developer's Laurel headquarters come with an unusual twist — an energy storage system, the first such commercial setup in the state and one of the first in the country.
That drew a crowd. But...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:01 AM
AKRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy says it plans to begin construction this year on a $255 million wind power project in Michigan that will expand the company's renewable energy options.
The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp....