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  • UniSource Energy Services says its crews have begun a series of system reinforcement projects in Santa Cruz County designed to improve service reliability and expedite power restoration during emergencies. The first project, centered on Hohokam Drive in Nogales, began in January and will benefit about 1,100 customers, UES said in a news release. The goal is to create a looped system that will ...
  • May 03--VERO BEACH -- Utilities commissioners want more information before supporting negotiations for a sale of the entire Vero Beach electric system. Utilities Commission Chairwoman Laura Moss initially asked the commission Monday to adopt a formal recommendation that the City Council pursue selling the system to Florida Power & Light co. But Moss withdrew her proposal when other ...
  • St. Cloud could join a growing list of cities to partner with Xcel Energy to better conserve energy and implement renewable energy sources across their communities. St. Cloud City Council plans to consider Monday a resolution authorizing the city's participation in the Partners in Energy program, which Xcel Energy launched in 2014 as a way for communities to better navigate energy use ...
  • May 01--After high winds reaching over 80 mph swept through northern Utah on Saturday night and Sunday morning, homeowners and businesses around Weber and Davis counties were left with significant damage and in many cases, no electricity. Large trees were uprooted by wind around much of northern Utah, and power lines were downed. At their peak Sunday morning, the power outages resulted in no ...
  • May 02--After a harsh northern Utah windstorm resulted in toppled trees and damage over the weekend, some residents are left cleaning up the mess and were expected to be without power into Monday.
  • The driver of a car that collided with an electricity box in Wolverhampton has avoided injury. The collision, which left residents without power for around four hours, took place on Thursday at around 6pm on Warstones Road, in the Merry Hill area of the city. A white Nissan Juke hit the electrical enclosure before mounting the curb, damaging the driver's side area above the front wheel. No one ...
  • JEA, the eighth-largest US municipal electric utility, and Exceleron Software, the leading provider of prepayment software for North American utilities, announced that more than 10,000 customers are participating in the JEA MyWay prepayment program. The announcement comes just three years after JEA selected Exceleron's MyUsage ...

  • Just in time to celebrate Arbor Day today, electric utility officials, the Sandwich Department of Public Works and landscapers on Thursday planted 13 trees across the street from Town Hall. The planting occurred in the same location where town officials this week gave the go-ahead to improvements at a small park known until now as much for its utility as its aesthetic ...
  • Wind turbines are becoming an increasingly common part of America's landscape as companies seek to take advantage of a free energy source to help offset the nation's dependence on finite fossil fuels for energy. However, this technology is often met with resistance amid concerns over potential health effects and depreciating property values. This debate is heating up ...
  • The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved April 27 a US$30 million loan for the Power Sector Financial Recovery Program-for-Results (PforR) for Armenia. This Project will support the Governments efforts to maintain adequate and reliable electricity supply by improving the financial condition and governance of the state-owned power generation companies and the private power ...