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Electricity Production and Distribution

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Top Electricity Production and Distribution Articles

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  • 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...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • Pricing Electricity By Demand Could Put Heat On Customers

    Pricing Electricity By Demand Could Put Heat On Customers
    With Connecticut sweltering through a heat wave this past week, I lectured my kids about conserving electricity — as I sat in front of the air conditioner. Because my job is to think about, and advocate for, Connecticut's electric customers, I...
  • Unneeded Power Line Would Scar New Hampshire

    The Northern Pass Transmission Project — a proposed $1.4 billion electricity transmission project that would bring 1,200 megawatts of energy from Hydro-Quebec's hydroelectric plants in Canada to southern New England — is one of the hottest...
  • 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...
  • City Council leans toward electricity rate hikes in Glendale

    The City Council took the first step toward increasing electricity rates Tuesday night, even after public speakers pleaded to not boost their bills and one woman was on the verge of being tossed out of council chambers. The majority of the council...
  • Glendale City Manager: Sell GWP or keep it?

    While the question has been brought up before — mostly rhetorically — Glendale's city manager asked City Council members this week if they want the city to continue running its home-grown utility, an entity that has been struggling financially...
  • This is not the time for rate increases

    The Glendale City Council should give more thought to ratepayers before raising electric rates nearly 30% over five years. Many ratepayers are still recovering from the worst economic downturn in recent memory. This is not the time for huge increases...
  • Ron Kaye: As certain as the lights coming on

    Ron Kaye: As certain as the lights coming on
    City Manager Scott Ochoa, armed with graphs and pie charts and a thousand details, spent 55 minutes offering a "relatively brief presentation" explaining why electricity rate hikes averaging 26 percent over the next five years are necessary or Glendale'...
  • Towns pay a high price for power

    Towns pay a high price for power
    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,...
  • Using GWP as profit center is logical

    OK, some poor decisions may have been made in the past by Glendale city government regarding city employee pensions. Nevertheless, money to balance the city’s general fund budget would be in very short supply even if those decisions had never been...