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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Glendale adopts new $170.7-million General Fund budget

    After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night. But even as the city prepares to move forward...
  • Residents complain, GWP officials explain proposed electricity rate hikes

    At Glendale Water & Power's final community meeting Thursday on a series of proposed electricity rate hikes, some residents said they understood the need, they just wish it wasn't such a steep increase. "We are all hurting," said resident Edward...
  • California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny

    California's alternative-energy program under scrutiny
    California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today. It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years,...
  • Push urged for more cool roofs in Baltimore

    Push urged for more cool roofs in Baltimore
    Leigh Peterson has one of the coolest roofs in Baltimore. Her rowhouse near Patterson Park sports a blinding white cap, topped by a row of shiny solar panels. Peterson, 29, a graduate student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,...
  • Move to new electricity rates mostly goes smoothly

    The transition to Glendale’s new electricity rate system, a five-year schedule of increases that started in August, has been mostly trouble-free, though there have been minor inconsistencies and errors, according to a city audit released this month....
  • Glendale Water & Power rates to get big boost

    Glendale Water &amp Power rates to get big boost
    Five years worth of proposed electricity rate increases announced by city officials at a community meeting on Wednesday are far more drastic than those considered last year. Glendale Water & Power officials say they need to boost rates by an average...
  • San Onofre shutdown will mean tight electricity supplies

    San Onofre shutdown will mean tight electricity supplies
    SACRAMENTO — Southern California residents will have to get serious about energy conservation, particularly this summer, now that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been permanently shut down. Without that nuclear plant, which accounted...
  • Electricity market brings choices, deals — and scams

    Electricity market brings choices, deals — and scams
    James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad. The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...
  • Energy-saving rebates in high demand for Glendale, Burbank

    Energy-saving rebates in high demand for Glendale, Burbank
    Les Perkins is used to paying roughly $400 every two months to Glendale Water & Power, but his latest electricity bill was markedly different. He owed just $85. "I started giggling with glee," he said. Perkins runs a video-editing company out of his...
  • Connecticut Energy Costs Headed In The Right Direction

    It's mild good news, but good news nonetheless: Connecticut — which still has among the highest electricity costs in the nation — has seen power rates drop for each of the first four months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy...
  • Glendale City Council to consider electricity rate increases

    The City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss a controversial set of electricity rate increases that would raise the compounded rate by 29% for residents and 24% for businesses by 2018. The proposed hikes would begin with an average jump of 8% this...