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  • Organised labour and its civil society allies yesterday made good their threat as protests against the new Multi-Year Tariff Order which took off February 1 swept across the country, paralysing activities at many electricity distribution companies in many cities.
  • Zesco has withdrawn its application to have tariffs revised upwards.
  • A coalition of community groups says City Council needs to be more aggressive in negotiating with Black Hills Energy to lower its rates by creating a citizen advisory committee on electric rates and to have regular meetings with the utility.
  • Florida Power & Light Company has filed a request with Florida Public Service Commission to reduce customer rates beginning April 1, 2016, in tandem with the commissioning of the new FPL Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center.
  • A lawyer and human rights activist, Toluwani Yemi Adebiyi has filed a contempt proceedings on the chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission and the chief executive officers of all electricity distribution companies across the country over the implementation of the new electricity tariff despite a subsisting court order halting same.
  • GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle for development, operation and maintenance of 1050 MW Kamalanga Power Station at Dist.Dhenkanal, Odisha.
  • Malawians will continue dipping deeper in their pockets to pay for electricity as Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority has effected a tariff hike to K57.07 (about $0.10) from the current K53.69 (about $0.08) per kilowatt-hour.
  • New Bern electric customers could see another reduction in their utilities bill in May as aldermen consider a 1.25 percent decrease in the electric rate.
  • It's anybody's guess whether Noranda Aluminum's smelter in southeastern Missouri will survive the winter.
  • Closing TVA coal plants could push up electric rates in Tennessee by more than 20 percent over the next decade and leave power rates in the Tennessee Valley above the national average
  • Converting the coal-burning, 290-megawatt Unit 2 of the Elmer Smith Station power plant to natural gas operation or obtaining power through a partnership with a natural gas power plant somewhere else
  • A coalition that includes the state's top consumer watchdog agency is staunchly opposing legislation it says would result in higher electricity bills for Utah ratepayers.
  • After NV Energy was accused of waffling on a plan to shield thousands of rooftop solar customers from a rate increase, it has clarified its position.
  • Black Hills Energy will be back under the spotlight Monday when a coalition of Pueblo-area groups go to City Council's work session to report on the impact of electric rates on city residents and businesses.
  • The organised labour and its civil society allies have planned to embark on a march on major government offices across the country to protest against the 45 per cent hike in electricity tariff.
  • 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.
  • Hot weather and blasted a/c might be two factors influencing your utility bill. But since utility prices in Texas are ultimately decided by a computer, not humans, consumers may have something else to worry about
  • The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission voted 5-0 on Wednesday to open a new regulatory case to examine whether large electricity customers are receiving undue fuel savings as a result of Public Service Company of New Mexico's investments in renewable energy.
  • Public Service Company of New Mexico could face stiff opposition to its request for a 14.4 percent increase in its annual base revenue when hearings on the case begin in March.
  • The recent approval of National Grid's energy efficiency programs by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities means even more opportunities for the company's natural gas and electric customers to save money, lower energy use and help improve the environment.