Since its creation in 1935, the Electric Power Board has been owned by and its debt issued from the city of Chattanooga, which chartered EPB as a non-profit agency 80 years ago and continues to appoint the 5-member board that governs the municipal power distributor.
These actions build on state leadership, all across America, to continue to expand opportunities to install energy saving technologies in households today, particularly those that need it most, while driving the development of innovative, low-cost clean energy technologies for tomorrow.
Not too long ago, many U.S. utilities viewed solar power rather warily - as a disruptive threat to revenue and a challenge to grid stability. But a growing number of utilities of late have been making big investments in solar.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) may review the controversial Department of Energy (DOE) circular that requires distribution utilities (DUs) to resort to auction in securing their power requirements from power-generation companies.
Business & Corporate
| Aug 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Kathryn Mykleseth The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
If NextEra Energy Inc. is going to win the state's approval for its proposed $4.3 billion buyout of Hawaiian Electric Industries, it will have to commit to additional consumer and environmental benefits, according to groups involved in the state's review of the sale.