| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:21 PM
LA QUINTA — A budget proposal for 2013 that does not raise electricity rates for customers was presented at the second of two rate hearings immediately following the Board of Directors meeting Tuesday.
Like the proposal unveiled at the Feb. 19 rate...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Pollution from the smokestacks of Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant is racist.
That’s the message NAACP activists are trying to send about the Bridgeport Harbor Station plant and the impact it’s having on the lives and health...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 11:15 PM
The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors has many items to consider today. It will convene in closed session at 8:30 a.m., reconvene in open session at 1 p.m. and hold an electric rate hearing at 5 p.m.
The board’s closed-session...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:04 PM
A proposal that does not raise electricity rates was presented to the public at an electricity rate public hearing Tuesday following the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.
The proposal seeks to avoid a base-rate increase by using...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Water levels released from Appalachian Power’s Smith Mountain Project have returned to normal following lower-than-normal levels being released for about a month.
According to a news release from Appalachian Power, water releases from the Smith...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:32 PM
If you're a Progress Energy customer and you've looked yourself in the mirror lately, you're looking at "dumb money."
Those aren't my words. That's how an energy policy wonk described customers who get saddled with financial risk when utilities take...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
For all the hysteria generated by climate-change deniers over how reducing greenhouse gas emissions would be disastrous for consumers and the economy, Maryland and the other eight states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are demonstrating that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
A consortium of Northeastern states including Maryland has agreed to reset a power plant emissions cap to current levels and to tighten it annually starting in 2015, an action officials said would increase investment in energy efficiency and slightly...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Your recent commentary on climate change continues the politically correct approach to the problem of global warming and its solutions without approaching the reality of what has been accomplished and what the underlying issues are ("Forecast calls for...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
“Don’t think you have any choice about the smart meters for your electricity. The power company’s getting permission from the state to put smart meters in your house, and you’re going to pay for them on your light bill. Now, the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...