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Commentary from Industry Pros
Famous British author, inventor and futurist Sir Arthur C. Clarkes predicted for 2016 the replacement of money by a megawatt-hour universe currency. He was not the first who thought in a similar way.
As the technology and energy industries continue to evolve, we are seeing more governments take steps to ensure energy conservation, emission reduction in generation, greater energy efficiency, energy quality, and transparency in energy distribution and consumption.
This is the second article in a series on the proposal to bring Energy Future Holdings' companies out of bankruptcy. On August 10th, Hunt Consolidated and a consortium of investors announced an agreement with Energy Future Holdings (EFH) in bankruptcy court to bring the EFH companies out of bankruptcy.
Owning a business can be an expensive venture and when you're just starting out as a small business bills for electricity, water, the Internet, phone lines etc. can rack up pretty quickly so it's always a smart idea to try and cut costs wherever you can. After all every little bit helps.
This is the most important tool you will ever use," a crusty editor (is there another kind?) told me on my first day as an energy reporter almost 30 years ago.
In prior articles, I wrote about the vulnerability of the nation's electrical grid. After all, the picture of the U.S. energy infrastructure is far from rosy.
It is clear why city leaders are turning their attention to community microgrids. Energy is the lifeblood of any contemporary community, and severe storms in recent years have revealed the vulnerability of the central grid.
Electric utilities across the country are getting PR black eyes on rooftop solar and net metering.
Summer is ending, and with Fall and Winter around the corner, one can't help but think back to the winter of 2014.
Florida municipal utility, the City of Tallahassee Utilities (CoT) customers are now enjoying the convenience of making payments directly from the body of emailed bill statements via Speedpay, a subsidiary of Western Union.