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Electricity Production and Distribution

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Top Electricity Production and Distribution Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...