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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • FPL is most trusted electric utility, study finds

    Florida Power & Light Co. ranks as the nation's most trusted electric utility, a new study has found. Market researcher Cogent Reports conducted online surveys with 19,000 residential customers of the country's 125 largest utilities to determine the...
  • Puerto Rico pushes plan as it seeks to regain market access

    SAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's top finance officials said on Thursday that the U.S. commonwealth will step up efforts to explain a new restructuring law to investors after a series of ratings downgrades and a rout in the island's bonds...
  • Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
  • PPL spinoff means uncertainty for Lake Wallenpaupack

    The proposed spinoff of PPL Corp.'s power plants into a new company would mean a new owner and name change on generators from Montana to Pennsylvania. But for the Wallenpaupack Hydroelectric Project power plant, the change would mean much more. There,...
  • Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change

    Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change
    Go green. Get efficient. Grow smart. And, where necessary, retreat. That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. "Safe Coast Virginia: Climate...
  • Customers owed refund on Duke reactor parts

    Customers owed refund on Duke reactor parts
    If you were remodeling a kitchen, would you pay for the parts in full before they were even delivered? Most people would want to see their new cabinets and granite installed to their satisfaction before cutting the final check. Not Progress Energy....
  • Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar

    Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar
    A consulting firm that brokered a deal to supply electricity to a number of northwest suburban communities will be paid about 10 times more than the last firm that conducted the negotiations. The increase coincides with a steep rise in electric rates...
  • Look at your next electricity bill closely

    I found business reporter Julie Wernau's story about out-of-control electricity supply rates both timely and informative. I also found comments in the story from Integrys Energy Services spokeswoman Jennifer Block warning consumers to be wary of...
  • Chicago, watchdog ask electricity regulator to sniff out 'gouging'

    Chicago, watchdog ask electricity regulator to sniff out 'gouging'
    Helen Ramirez-Odell thought she’d done her research when she decided to sign up to have her Chicago home supplied with electricity from Spark Energy. She was surprised when her electricity rates suddenly jumped up by 50 percent. “When I...
  • Concerns about electricity price gouging raised

     Concerns about electricity price gouging raised
    Helen Ramirez-Odell thought she'd done her research when she selected Spark Energy in 2011 for her electricity. So she was taken aback earlier this year when her monthly rate suddenly jumped by 50 percent. "When I realized it, I called Spark Energy to...
  • Orioles continue power surge in win over Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes inning in ninth and 14th grafs Orioles continue power surge in win over Rangers BALTIMORE -- There's something about facing the Texas Rangers that seems to bring the Baltimore...