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Electricity Production and Distribution

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Top Electricity Production and Distribution Articles

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  • Newsmaker Q&A: Paul Wirth, PPL Electric Utilities spokesman

    PPL Electric Utilities has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for permission to replace automated electric meters. Charges would be phased in over time, beginning in 2015, adding about $2.79 a month to the average customer's bill. Paul...
  • Power back for most, but outages linger

    Power back for most, but outages linger
    Rick Pazier had to toss all the perfectly good steaks he’d bought for Independence Day due to a three-day power outage in his Midlothian neighborhood after Monday’s violent storms. “It ruined everything I planned to barbecue,”...
  • 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...
  • PPL wants customers to pay for new meters

    PPL Electric Utilities has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for permission to replace customers' automated electric meters. "Our electric meters are approaching the end of their useful life, and we want to be proactive in replacing them,"...
  • Judge urged to reject Energy Future's $2 billion bankruptcy loan plan

    WILMINGTON Del (Reuters) - Creditors of bankrupt Energy Future Holdings, Texas' biggest power company, urged a judge to slow its Chapter 11 case and warned if a key refinancing proposal was approved it might block better deals from being considered. In...
  • 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...
  • Warning, high voltage: scientists solve mysteries of electric fish

    Warning, high voltage: scientists solve mysteries of electric fish
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here is some truly shocking news: Scientists have discovered the secrets behind electric fish, using genetic studies that revealed how these exotic creatures developed an organ that can unleash a wicked jolt. Researchers on...
  • High-tech firms focus on energy efficiency to confront climate change

    WASHINGTON — As President Obama pushes ahead on a strategy for confronting climate change that relies heavily on energy efficiency, some Americans may see flashbacks of Jimmy Carter trying to persuade them to wear an extra sweater and turn down...
  • Ford Fusion Energi

    Ford Fusion Energi
    Pure electric cars and plug-in hybrids have struggled to attract customers. Perhaps this is because not enough people have driven an electrically powered car. These cars are smooth and quiet, with excellent accelerator pedal response. Electric power...
  • Jim Palmquist: State bill would further protect electric customers

    Pennsylvania consumers are still recovering from electricity rate sticker shock from this past winter when thousands of households and organizations were hit with electric bills as much as 600 percent higher than normal. News reports from across the state...
  • Microgrid sales rise alongside qualms about the power grid

    Microgrid sales rise alongside qualms about the power grid
    The periodic blackouts in Cassina Tarsia's Oceanside neighborhood meant the 71-year-old couldn't charge her cellphone or electric wheelchair. But outages aren't a problem anymore. Since February, Tarsia's garage has housed a suitcase-sized battery...