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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Honda Civic Hybrid Auto Review by Jim MacPherson

    Honda Civic Hybrid Auto Review by Jim MacPherson
    Honda introduced the Civic to the U.S. in 1973. Since then there have been eight generations of the Civic, with the completely new ninth generation now arriving at dealers as a 2012 model. These redesigned Civics include high performance Si models and...
  • Some fund managers take shine to pricey solar stocks

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Some notable fund managers are betting on solar energy shares, expecting a wave of industry consolidation and lower costs to pay off for the notoriously volatile industry. The optimists, a mix of specialized environmental managers...
  • Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL

    Appeals court tosses $2.5M verdict against PPL
    PPL Electric Utilities was not in control of a painting project when a worker fell 40 feet from a transmission pole and is not responsible for the man's injuries, a state appeals court has ruled. For that reason, PPL is entitled to have a $2.5 million...
  • Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint

    Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint
    Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity. New on the menu: locally curated energy. The county is at the forefront...
  • Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

    MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion,...
  • The nuclear option [Commentary]

    The nuclear option [Commentary]
    Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production. Given growing public concern about climate change, a fundamental change in our energy policy should be to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and...
  • Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?

     Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?
    When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
  • Default rates going down for PPL customers

    The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. The new "price to compare" for residential customers will be 8.814 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the...
  • Renovo Motors Coupe buzzes into Monterey with electric power and vintage style

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Supercars, Misc. Auto Shows, Electric The Shelby Daytona Coupe is one of the best looking vehicles ever to go racing from any era; it's not exactly known for its amazing fuel economy, though, with a big V8 creating tons of muscular...
  • Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal

    Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal
    A class-action suit filed in Kane County Tuesday alleges misinformation was provided about a downstate coal plant that ultimately has cost Batavia consumers higher electric rates. Nine Batavia residents and business owners listed as plaintiffs in the...
  • Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal
    U.S. power company Dynegy Inc. said on Friday that it would buy coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. and Energy Capital Partners, in two deals totaling $6.25 billion. The acquisitions will nearly double Dynegy's generating capacity to...