News

  • Ratepayers have had reason to gripe in recent months about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, whose fumbled rollout of a new billing system in 2013 produced some breathtakingly inaccurate charges for customers.
  • Lakewood Ranch Corporate Park may soon be home to a data center, after Florida Power and Light released a list of three pre-qualified sites this week. All three sites are within FPL's 35-county service territory.
  • A solar installation at Randolph-Macon College is testing a solution by becoming the state's first fully integrated solar and battery storage site of its kind, which will help provide a steady delivery of electricity even when the sun is not shining.
  • Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce its sixth utility-scale energy storage project, Willey Battery Storage, in Hamilton, Ohio.
  • ComEd announced today that it had installed its one millionth smart meter in its service territory. The mission of installing nearly four million smart meters began in 2013 and, on an accelerated timeline path, is expected to be complete in 2018 – three years ahead of schedul
  • Corporate conglomerate GE -- which plans to make Cecil Commerce Center the home of a new manufacturing plant for its oil and gas division -- announced Thursday it's also selected Jacksonville to participate in a six-month pilot program to install LED bulbs in 50 city street lights.
  • Solar Power, Inc.

     ("SPI") (OTCBB: SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic ("PV")

    developer, today announced its intention to enter into a strategic

    partnership with ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB), a leading

    developer of innovative energy management systems solutions serving

    the utility, commercial and industrial building markets. As part of

    the proposed strategic partnership, the parties have executed today a

    Securities Purchase Agreement (SPA) valued at $33.4 million,

    consisting of a combination of newly issued common stock and

    convertible preferred stock of ZBB.

  • Alstom has announced that its Outage Management System, or OMS, is operational at Madison Gas and Electric, or MGE.
  • Toledo public-utilities customers can now pay their bills online, the Hicks-Hudson administration announced Friday.
  • The 6.0 Napa earthquake last August was a wake-up call for many California families and businesses to take earthquake plans seriously.