If power outages like ones caused by of Hurricane Sandy are never to happen again, utility companies will have to ruggedize the grid to resist similar storms in the future. Now one state Senator wants them to do just that….
The full Illinois Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday for a resolution that protests deep rate cuts imposed by state utility regulators that Commonwealth Edison says have hurt its efforts to modernize its electricity distribution grid….
Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation….
Public Service Electric & Gas has been named America’s most reliable electric utility for 2011. New Jersey’s largest electric and gas utility also garnered an award for its response to the two major storms in 2011….
A new policy report focused on the electric grid and economy of energy, “Getting Smarter About the Smart Grid,” has been published by the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy in Washington, D.C. The report states that billions of dollars in federal subsidies for “smart” utility meters have…
Consolidated Edison must work with the New York Power Authority to develop a plan to address power needs if the Indian Point nuclear power plant were closed, a state agency that regulates utilities has decided….
Its most prominent proponent calls it the “Never Again Campaign”, a curious choice of words given that one of the most trusted tenets in Trenton shared by lobbyists and politicians alike is: “Never say ‘never.’’’
The electricity industry and its regulators in Texas have consistently touted the state’s competitive retail market as good for consumers. But price data indicate many of those customers are failing to take advantage of the lowest rates….
The average cost of solar in the U.S. continued to decrease significantly in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to a report by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory….
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has announced organizational and executive leadership changes as part of a corporate-wide repositioning effort, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP president and chief executive officer….