Palmco must pay $4.5M over high energy bills

By David P. Willis, Asbury Park Press, N.J. - Palmco Power NJ and Palmco Energy NJ, which were sued in 2014 after customers got socked with high energy bills more than two years ago, has agreed to pay up to $4.5 million in restitution to customers, officials said. more...
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Tesla's tumbling stock cuts premium for SolarCity shareholders

By David Robinson, The Buffalo News, N.Y. - The sell-off in Tesla Motors stock since its bid to acquire SolarCity was announced this week is making the deal less lucrative for the solar energy systems installer's shareholders. more...
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Rural utility customers could get help with bills, conservation

The Newberry Observer, S.C. - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new program that will help rural residents conserve energy and save money on their utility bills. more...
Filed under: Billing & Customer Care

California can't fight global warming and nuclear power

The San Diego Union-Tribune - On the surface, Pacific Gas & Electric's recent decision not to seek to renew its U.S. more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

Valley businesses suffer losses after crow causes power outage

By Greg Wilcox, Daily News, Los Angeles - A power outage that left at least 15,000 customers in the dark Thursday, caused traffic problems and led to heavy losses for some businesses was caused by a crow that made contact with wires at a distribution station in Valley Village, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said. more...
Filed under: Grid Operations

Desert solar project sought again

By David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. - Try, try, and try again. Such is the situation with the Palen solar project sought for 6.5 miles of public lands in eastern Riverside County near Desert Center. A San Diego-based development firm is trying to jump start the project just months after a required state license, originally approved in 2010, had expired because previous project owners had never broken ground. But now EDF ... more...
Filed under: Solar
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Posted By: Saif Islam
On: June 27, 2016
PV installers in the USA are optimistic about 2016. Almost 60% of American PV installers believe they will install more kWp in 2016 than last year, as the latest study more...
Filed under: Solar
Posted By: Aaron Clark-Ginsberg
On: June 24, 2016
SANS ICS456 `Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection' is the newest course to be offered in critical infrastructure protection by the SANS Institute. more...
Filed under: Communications & Security
Posted By: Nina Plaushin
On: June 22, 2016
As temperatures are heating up for the summer, it is once again a crucial time to heed the call to invest in the country's electricity grid. Heat waves, extreme weather more...
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Posted By: Lissette Santana
On: June 20, 2016
PPL Corporation today released its 2015 Sustainability Report, which highlights how the company is meeting the challenges of a changing energy landscape and investing in the future. more...
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Posted By: Lena Hansen
On: June 17, 2016
It has been more than three years since Superstorm Sandy came ashore, creating massive storm flooding, gasoline shortages, and more than a week of power outages. Sandy's devastation revealed critical more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal

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