| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:43 PM
In a 3-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday night approved five years of electricity rate increases through 2018. When compounded, the increases equate to a 29% hike for Glendale's residents.
The rate increases came after several public meetings about...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:36 PM
The idea of a company that works for the owner of the old Municipal Electric Light Plant being involved in the cleanup of PCB-laden water from the basement of that building reached the tipping point for Chris Klein on Monday evening.
Klein, who owns...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The city of Glendale is poised to do the right thing: increase electricity rates and refuse to coddle the consumers who like their electricity cheap and dirty.
The fossil-fuel industry receives massive government subsidies, starting with virtually...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:06 PM
SACRAMENTO — A Canadian power company will pay California electricity ratepayers $750 million to settle allegations that it bought electricity from the state and then sold it back at a huge markup during the energy crisis of 2000 and 2001.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:25 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest power companies are set to reimburse their customers $32 million after falling short on spending for energy efficiency last year.
Six of the largest electricity and gas providers budgeted $74.4 million for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:48 AM
TOKYO -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is considering a heightened "serious incident" designation for the leakage of 300 tons of highly radioactive water at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima.
The country's nuclear regulator earlier...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Two utility companies filed a joint application with South Dakota regulators this week for permission to construct a high-voltage line for electricity transmission through Brown, Day and Grant counties.
The proposed line between Ellendale, N.D., and...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - Two utility companies filed a joint application with South Dakota regulators this week for permission to construct a high-voltage line for electricity transmission through Brown, Day and Grant counties.
The proposed line between Ellendale, N.D....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
When a person pulls up to Jamie Fisk's house, it doesn't seem noticeably different from any of the neighboring houses, but it has a feature unlike any other place in the area — the electricity and hot water the home uses are almost completely...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Buick's resurrection in the U.S. market as a brand for younger, modern buyers really started with the Regal way back in 2010. But the arrival of the less-expensive Verano and the larger, well-appointed LaCrosse threw the Regal's position in the......
| Sep 4, 2013
Across the nation, cities are taking advantage of deals for cheaper electricity made possible by low-cost natural gas. But not in five Chicago suburbs and more than 200 other Midwestern towns that made a big bet on coal.
Almost every month, Batavia,...