ChargePoint and National Grid today unveiled the first of what will be many electric vehicle charging stations funded through a $1 million award from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Business & Corporate
| May 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - John Aguilar Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.
The City Council voted Tuesday night to come up with language for a pair of ballot measures on whether Lafayette should renew its franchise agreement with Xcel Energy or put in place an occupation tax to replace the franchise fee now received from the utility.
| WASHINGTON & HERNDON, Va., May 22, 2013 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Advancing its vision to create economic prosperity locally and drive environmental sustainability, Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization, Groundswell, has selected Herndon-based Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) 100 percent CleanSteps(R) WindPower for the current round of its Community Power Project and Community Power Programs for Homes.
Fossil & Biomass
| May 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
Natural-gas utilities want to change the law to make clear that consumers rather than shareholders can be charged cleanup costs for about 90 abandoned natural-gas plants in the state, according to an amendment that might get tucked into the state budget.
Glendale will host a series of community meetings to discuss a schedule of electricity rate increases that city officials say are needed to pay for badly needed infrastructure upgrades and to improve the utility's financial footing.
With infrastructure upgrades, the loss of two energy creation plants and a potentially active and hot wildfire season this summer, Southern California Edison is encouraging customers to conserve energy to take pressure off the grid.
The Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL) board of directors today raised the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock from 27 cents per share to 28 cents per share, which is equivalent to an annual rate of $1.12 per share.