| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The City Council this week approved issuing $60 million in bonds for electricity-related capital improvements, a move that will cost city coffers about $3 million a year in principle and interest payments.
The bonds, which were already incorporated into...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's plans to curb the gases blamed for global warming are heading to their first test, a House hearing in which administration officials make their case before skeptical lawmakers.
The energy panel meeting...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
TOKYO - Farmers in Fukushima Prefecture are turning to "solar sharing," a process in which they can generate solar power on the same land where they grow crops and sell the power to utilities.
The farmers are hoping to sell the power to help cover the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Most significant changes: Automatic headlamps, trailer-sway control, larger brakes and new electric power steering rack now standard Price change: Base models see a $500 increase, XLT models are $80 lower; prices unchanged on Limited and Sport On sale:...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
Across the nation, cities are taking advantage of deals for cheaper electricity made possible by low-cost natural gas. But not in five Chicago suburbs and more than 200 other Midwestern towns that made a big bet on coal.
Almost every month, Batavia,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
When a person pulls up to Jamie Fisk's house, it doesn't seem noticeably different from any of the neighboring houses, but it has a feature unlike any other place in the area — the electricity and hot water the home uses are almost completely...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Two utility companies filed a joint application with South Dakota regulators this week for permission to construct a high-voltage line for electricity transmission through Brown, Day and Grant counties.
The proposed line between Ellendale, N.D., and...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - Two utility companies filed a joint application with South Dakota regulators this week for permission to construct a high-voltage line for electricity transmission through Brown, Day and Grant counties.
The proposed line between Ellendale, N.D....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:48 AM
TOKYO -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is considering a heightened "serious incident" designation for the leakage of 300 tons of highly radioactive water at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima.
The country's nuclear regulator earlier...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:25 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest power companies are set to reimburse their customers $32 million after falling short on spending for energy efficiency last year.
Six of the largest electricity and gas providers budgeted $74.4 million for...