Four new gas-fired plants are expected to go online in August prior to the Texas heat wave, but the state's largest electric grid said Wednesday to expect tight reserves throughout the beginning of the summer.
When you call PPL, there is someone there to talk to you. A few years ago, the utility created PPLSolutions, which is a customer care service that serves award-winning energy retailers throughout the United States.
The tough winter has led Maryland Public Service Commission officials to take a close look at how utility companies will handle arrearages and payment options for consumers after this winter's expensive heating costs.
| Mar 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jacob Tierney Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.
The village's long-delayed West Dam Hydro Plant generated power for the first time during testing Wednesday morning, although a problem with the plant's vibration sensors means the village is not quite ready to produce power on a regular basis.
Fossil & Biomass
| Mar 6 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Michael Hawthorne Chicago Tribune
When Naperville and Batavia bought shares of a new coal-fired power plant, Linda Sommer was one of the few people in the two suburbs who challenged the idea that it would guarantee cheap, reliable electricity for years to come.
A bill that would allow Great Northern Paper Co. LLC to sell electricity at its Main Street paper mill is unconstitutional and would fail to guarantee the idled mill will restart, an attorney for Brookfield Asset Management said Wednesday.
Duke Energy has found eight more corrugated metal pipes at power plants that store coal ash, after telling state regulators that the pipe that collapsed at its Dan River facility in early February was the only one made of the weaker material.
Step by step, Siemens Energy is successfully pursuing its strategy for lowering the costs of wind power. At the European annual event for the wind energy industry, EWEA 2014, being held March 10 to 13 in Barcelona, Siemens Energy's Wind Power Division is showing how the uprated performance of its state-of-the art direct-drive D3 wind turbines extracts higher energy yields.
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