The $506 million project to convert the coal-fired power plant in Dunkirk to less-expensive natural gas would increase electricity delivery rates by a range of 3 to nearly 10 percent and cost upstate consumers far more than a less expensive alternative to upgrade the power transmission network across Western New York, according to a report released Monday by National Grid.
Southern California Edison (SCE) and the Safety and Enforcement Division of the California Public Utilities Commission have reached an agreement to settle an administrative proceeding relating to three utility poles that were involved in a 2007 Malibu wildfire.
| May 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Rob Pavey The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.
The contractor building the mixed oxide fuel plant at Savannah River Site might have overbilled the government as much as $3.7 million for temporary subcontractor living expenses, according to a new report.
Con Edison Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke told shareholders today that while the company plans to invest $1 billion over the next four years for storm protection measures, a key factor is working with others so customers can receive power quicker after disasters.
| May 20 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Matt Sanctis Springfield News-Sun, Ohio
The Ohio Power Siting Board may decide this month whether the second phase of the Buckeye Wind Project will move forward after more than a year of debate and rising tensions between some Champaign County neighbors and the company in charge of the project.
A plan by the state's largest power company to upgrade a major portion of New Jersey's power grid would reduce storm-induced blackouts by 39 percent and save customers from hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, according to the utility.
Green Energy Management Services, Inc. (OTCBB: GRMS) announced today the successful installation of energy efficient lighting for Riverbay Corporation, also known as Co-Op City in the Bronx, NY, one of the world's largest cooperative living facilities with more than 15,000 residential units.