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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Letter: Government should also obey law

    In “Funds help pay for the general welfare” (Mailbag, March 15) Fred Fox wrote he’s disturbed by the lawsuit questioning the appropriateness of transferring utility monies to support general services. But, the lawsuit addresses...
  • Frustration mounting over Naperville electric rates

     Frustration mounting over Naperville electric rates
    Naperville councilmen this week expressed frustration with the prospect of an electricity rate increase linked to a projected $14 million deficit with the city-owned utility. Residential customers may have to pay nearly $4 more to their average...
  • Prudent Salisbury Township residents realize salesman has wrong license

    Susan Martucci would love to save money on her electricity bills, but she keeps finding more reasons why she should stay out of Pennsylvania's deregulated electricity market. I wrote last month about how she felt burned by an extraordinarily high bill...
  • Are solar panels worth the investment?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We can reduce our electricity bill by about $120 a month by installing solar panels on our home. The problem is that we would need to take out a home equity line of credit to pay for them. If we use the $120 a month...
  • N.C. regulators again cite Duke Energy over coal ash

    N.C. regulators again cite Duke Energy over coal ash
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina regulators cited Duke Energy on Thursday, saying the utility deliberately dumped 61 million gallons of toxic coal ash waste into a tributary of the Cape Fear River, which provides drinking water for several cities...
  • Coal-fired plant spiking some suburban electric bills

    Coal-fired plant spiking some suburban electric bills
    When Naperville and Batavia bought shares of a new coal-fired power plant, Linda Sommer was one of the few people in the two suburbs who challenged the idea that it would guarantee cheap, reliable electricity for years to come. Seven years later, the...
  • Naperville proposes back-to-back electric rate increases

     Naperville proposes back-to-back electric rate increases
    Naperville residents are not so much shocked over an impending hike in electric rates as they are concerned that the city should have acted sooner on the warning signs of a pending deficit. About 75 people attended a three-hour informal open house...
  • Electric rate fiasco should compel politicians to look at deregulation's dismal results

    Electric rate fiasco should compel politicians to look at deregulation's dismal results
    Turn around and look rearward, Sen. Mensch. Cooking up razzle-dazzle schemes aimed at future "deregulation" of the electric power industry has hurt Pennsylvania consumers enough. On Tuesday, state Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Montgomery, author of last October'...
  • Naperville electric rate hike could be even more than expected

    Naperville electric rate hike could be even more than expected
    A Naperville advisory board is recommending the city raise electric rates by nearly 8 percent this spring, instead of the 6 percent Naperville City Council backed last month. The Public Utilities Advisory Board said it would like to see the electric...
  • Letter: Council needs to listen to the people

    On the eve of July 4, 2013, a group of concerned citizens met at Glendale Central Library because Glendale City Council was planning to raise the electric rates of the people without their consent. On Aug. 6, 2013, our City Council, without the...
  • Batavia council to vote on hikes in electric rates, sales tax

    Batavia council to vote on hikes in electric rates, sales tax
    An increase in electricity rates and an increase in sales tax could be on the horizon for Batavia residents and businesses if the City Council approves a proposal at its meeting on Monday that would help pay for participation in an energy project that...