Barack Obama called on Congress to double funding for clean energy research on Saturday, using his final budget request – and one of the last high-profile moments of his presidency – to push for action against climate change.
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The state Consumer Advocate said Thursday that NextEra Energy Inc. should offer four times the amount of savings it is currently promising customers if its purchase of Hawaiian Electric Industries is approved.
After a contentious town hall meeting last week, Elizabeth Township is weighing a Chicago-based energy company's proposal to build a 550-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant on the toxic site of a former industrial landfill.
A persistent critic of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's smart meter program has filed suit against the utility, seeking to recoup charges he paid for switching from a smart electric meter to an analog meter.