News

  • It's anybody's guess whether Noranda Aluminum's smelter in southeastern Missouri will survive the winter.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A persistent critic of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's smart meter program has filed suit against the utility, seeking to recoup charges he paid for switching from a smart electric meter to an analog meter.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The state-run power distribution companies are waiting for the MP Electricity Regulatory Commission approval to provide pre-paid electricity meters to domestic connection holders in the state.