Exelon Generation and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) announced on November 30 that they had reached an agreement with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) on the controversial Future Energy Jobs Bill (SB2814), House Amendment 3. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties are mandating an overall cost cap on all measures within the bill.
Caesars Entertainment formally applied to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on November 23 (Docket Nos. 16-11035 and 16-11034) to withdraw as a retail customer of NV Energy and “to purchase energy, capacity, and … ancillary services from a provider of new electric resources.”
The Dakota pipeline is now getting all the headlines. But sometime after President-elect Trump is sworn in, the Keystone XL Pipeline will be back in the news. What is Trump likely to do and how will this impact both environmental and energy managers?
ERC’s national average benchmark price for a January electricity contract rose last week by 2.8%, to $0.0738 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Electricity prices posted a strong gain in every deregulated state last week, led by the District of Columbia (4.2%), Delaware (4.0%), Connecticut (3.7%), and New Jersey (3.5%). Electricity prices are now just about back …Continue Reading
The low retail prices enjoyed by Lakeland Electric’s 120,000 customers in the Sunshine State throughout 2016 will last into 2017, because the City Commission has decided to keep fuel rates flat through next March, according to a December 5 report in The Ledger.
Crius Energy, an independent retailer that now serves nearly one million residential and commercial customers nationwide, announced the company’s first cross-brand promotion at the beginning of this month. Designed to celebrate the company’s one-millionth customer milestone, the campaign will offer residential electricity and natural gas customers the opportunity to win prizes in a sweepstakes. Through the …Continue Reading
The information storage and management firm is serious about harnessing energy from the sun – even in New Jersey.
Taylor Farms is using a 1.1 MW roof-mounted solar array at its prepared fresh foods facility in Dallas. The array spans almost four acres and features 3,520 panels. The company said in a press release that it is among the largest commercial solar installations in Texas. It is the company’s first large scale energy …Continue Reading
OpTerra Energy Services has introduced OpTerraADVANTAGE, an in-house financing platform. The goal is to enable commercial, industrial and institutional customers to work around common financial obstacles to energy efficiency projects, the press release says. These can include strict return on investment (ROI) requirements, budget challenges and capital expenditure (capex) limits. The release says that the …Continue Reading
A plurality of Boulder , Colorado, voters say they would support a renewal of the Utility Occupation Tax, which funds the city’s now five-year-old bid to separate from Xcel Energy and form a municipal electric utility, a Daily Camera poll has found. But backing for the movement is declining overall, the news outlet has found.
Later this month, the Louisville Metro Government plans to formally intervene in a request before the Kentucky Public Service Commission (Case No. 2016-00347) from Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E) to raise utility rates , according to a December 2 report on WFPL News, the local National Public Radio affiliate.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) slashed 85 percent from Black Hills Energy’s request to increase electric rates at a meeting last week (Docket No.16AL-0326E), according to a December 2 report in The Denver Post.