Billing & Customer Care
| Oct 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kristy Sturgill Claremore Daily Progress, Okla.
Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas announced Monday that representatives of General Electric, Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) and the city's part-time electric ombudsman would attend an Oct. 12 town hall meeting regarding smart meters and electric billing.
Looking to move energy savings beyond light bulbs, a coalition of utility executives, environmental groups and government agencies announced a new Chicago-area heating and cooling program Thursday that they said could lower some electricity and gas bills by more than $100 a year.
While some states and utility companies prepare to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency over recently released emission reduction requirements, a regional energy provider is looking to increase its renewable energy output.
The amount of electricity generated by natural gas exceeded the amount generated by coal in the United States last April for the first time since the government began recording such things, according to data from the Energy Information Administration.
"Our team at Diablo Canyon, including our contractor teammates who have traveled here to support our refueling and maintenance outage, play a significant role in delivering on our commitment to provide our customers with power that is safe, reliable and affordable.
| Oct 8 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Ivan Penn Los Angeles Times
Utilities would save consumers money and help support the electric grid if the companies tapped unused power stored in existing home and business batteries, according to a report released Thursday by the Rocky Mountain Institute.