Com-Ed Appeals to Lawmakers for Energy Regulation Overhaul

The leader of Illinois’ largest utility is appealing to lawmakers’ competitive spirits to get them on board with overhauling energy regulations. Com-Ed CEO Ann Pramaggiore says many Fortune 500 companies have committed to meeting sustainable energy goals.

“No one has claimed this leadership mantle. New York is in the race… The big California cities […]

2016-10-25T15:36:49-05:00October 25th, 2016|Illinois Market|

Solar Expert Says California Could Reach 70 Percent Renewable Power by 2030

By: John J. Berger |

Solar industry entrepreneur Danny Kennedy, co-founder of Sungevity—the nation’s largest privately held solar company—gave an upbeat assessment of the solar industry’s future to a packed auditorium of social change and environmental advocates at the 2016 Annual Bioneers Conference in Marin County, north of San Francisco.

2016-10-25T15:35:07-05:00October 25th, 2016|California Market|

A Bowie, Texas, Businessman Petitions for Lower Utility Rates

By: Cheryl Kaften |

A Bowie, Texas commercial ratepayer, exasperated over with what he calls “outrageous” utility bills, has initiated a public petition seeking “competitive” rates for his community, according to an October 17 report in the Wichita Falls Times Record News.

Terry Frazier, owner of Say Anything Designs, a custom tee-shirt design company […]

2016-10-19T11:54:19-05:00October 19th, 2016|Texas Market|

Maine Is About To Slash Its Solar Subsidies

By: Andrew Follett |

Maine is considering slashing solar subsidies after the state’s Public Utilities Commission concluded they unfairly penalize people who don’t own solar panels.

Maine’s Public Utility Commission is considering phasing out net metering financial incentives for both new and existing users. The commission will be accepting written comments on the changes until November […]

2016-10-19T11:51:51-05:00October 19th, 2016|Maine Market|