| JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire
Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 -- two years earlier than scheduled originally -- 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service.
The Willmar Municipal Utilities and the city of Willmar have settled a discrimination lawsuit filed a year and a half ago in federal district court by former utilities coal handler Nefi Ibarra and will pay him $115,000.
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| Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ted Sickinger The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.
Three successive administrators at Bonneville Power Administration used their private email accounts to conduct agency business with a political consultant who has been paid nearly $1 million by the agency since 2001, effectively shielding their interactions from public scrutiny.
State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is approving Idaho Power Company applications to buy energy from three small hydroelectric projects while the procedural schedule for a fourth is temporarily suspended.
| IRVING, Texas, Aug 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power's new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States.