By: Mark Burger | The latest Electric Power Monthly by the U.S. Energy Information Agency shows solar PV continuing its impressive growth, generating 47% more electricity from January through September 2017 than the same time period in 2016. Every state in
By: MAUREEN MILLIKEN | The solar power net metering rule that would change how users are compensated will not go into effect until the end of April, the Maine Public Utilities Commission decided on Tuesday. The rule — which was to
By: Steve Daniels| The calendar turns, and your electricity rates go up. That seemingly immutable law won’t be violated this coming year. State regulators today blessed a $96 million delivery rate hike for Commonwealth Edison that will add about a
By: PRNewswire.com | For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois residential customers will benefit from a decrease in their electric rates. Under Ameren Illinois’ plan, which was approved today by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the typical residential customer will save
By: CBS7 | The transition will begin soon for Sharyland customers as they start moving to Oncor. According to a release, the transition is set to begin on December 11 and run through the first week of January in 2018.
By: Will Soltero | Electricity rate hikes that could bring an additional $36 million in annual revenue to energy company Eversource were approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities on Thursday, Nov. 30. It is unclear whether the University
By: Jamison Cocklin | With a colder winter expected in its service territory, PJM Interconnection said Wednesday its members are ready with “sufficient resources” to meet this year’s forecasted peak electricity demand of 135,526 MW. A weak La Nina weather
By: Alex Kuffner | National Grid, the dominant utility in Rhode Island, is seeking increases in its distribution rates that would see residential electric bills rise by 6 percent and gas bills go up by 5 percent in late 2018.
By: Frank Andorka | A new report, released ahead of a conference on grid modernization, lauds California, Illinois and Texas as the three top states leading the grid modernization revolution in the United States. The fourth annual Grid Modernization Index
By: Jessi Devenyns | In August 2017, City Council made a commitment to providing 65 percent renewable energy to its residents by 2027. This aggressive energy plan is, according to Robert Cullick, director of communications and marketing at Austin Energy,