News

  • THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has completed the overhaul of Unit 4 at Hwange Power Station which is now up and running as the company works towards increasing power generation.
  • Thanks to a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House on July 20 rolled out a much-anticipated energy reform bill that, if eventually passed, would give tech companies serving the utility industry a huge lift.
  • The Senate added an amendment to Bill 1973 - an act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change -- that proposes to raise the Massachusetts solar net metering cap.
  • WGL Energy Services, Inc. has announced a marketing partnership with SolarCity, to provide residential customers in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., an opportunity to choose clean, renewable energy
  • After months of listening sessions, hearings, and negotiations, U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., today formally introduced their broad, bipartisan energy bill.
  • Kenya Power needs Sh58 billion to attain a 100 per cent electricity access rate and has so far obtained Sh28 billion, for more connections and network upgrade, chief executive Ben Chumo has said.
  • The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), yesterday, said Kano is grossly under supplied with the electricity as currently the state is getting only 180mw as against the 450mw it needed.
  • Driving on East College Avenue, it's hard to not notice the string of peculiar power poles with long red attachments, ropes dangling and tied off to the bottom of the pole.
  • DTE Energy Co., which is involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services, has announced a partnership with the city of Ecorse in Michigan to upgrade street lighting throughout the community.
  • Hawaiian Electric Co. officials say the unexpected shutdown Wednesday of Oahu's largest generator affected 57,000 residential and business customers and prompted the utility to launch emergency outages across the island.