| Feb 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times
A modern electric grid that incorporates solar, battery storage, energy efficiency and smart technology could save Californians $1.4 billion a year, according to a report released Thursday by rooftop solar giant SolarCity.
Owing to the fact that she doesn't own a crystal ball, Linda Dismore "Diz" Swift isn't sure what Montana's mandated solution for reducing carbon pollution from power plants under the Clean Power Plan will look like.
| NEWBURYPORT -- Feb 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Angeljean Chiaramida The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass.
Newburyport-based watchdog group C-10 has petitioned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to require NextEra Energy Seabrook nuclear power plant to follow tougher standards for testing deteriorating concrete at the plant.
| MOTT -- Feb 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kalsey Stults The Dickinson Press, N.D.
Jon Wert, a farmer from the New England area, presented a petition during Wednesday's Hettinger County Commission meeting seeking minimal zoning requirements for a proposed 72-turbine wind farm in two western Hettinger County townships.
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission voted 5-0 on Wednesday to open a new regulatory case to examine whether large electricity customers are receiving undue fuel savings as a result of Public Service Company of New Mexico's investments in renewable energy.
| Feb 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Paul Feely The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen decided this week the city should play a part in the Northern Pass transmission project, voting to file a request to become an intervenor in the state's Site Evaluation Committee's review of the project application.
Southern Company has announced the appointment of Joseph Miller, currently executive vice president of nuclear development for Georgia Power and president of nuclear development for Southern Nuclear, as the president and CEO of Southern Power.
| Feb 4 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Andrew Creasey Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif.
The public comment period for a controversial proposed electric transmission line project was extended by 60 days after project leaders were inundated by letters from local leaders requesting more time to evaluate the project's impacts.
Hot weather and blasted a/c might be two factors influencing your utility bill. But since utility prices in Texas are ultimately decided by a computer, not humans, consumers may have something else to worry about