The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is projected to help some 1.2 million poor households pay their cooling bills this summer, shattering the record for the most families the program has helped annually, and leaping 46 percent over 2020 figures.
The news was reported from the N... Read More »
More than a week since Hurricane Ida came ashore in Louisiana as one of the strongest storms to ever strike the United States, Entergy reported early Tuesday that power has been restored to 60 percent of the 948,000 total customers who lost electricity.
At the peak of storm damage, 697,000 outage... Read More »
Faced with increasingly extreme weather across the country and the state of Michigan, DTE Energy announced last week that it would invest $70 million into reliability improvements to counter storm-caused outages without affected customer bills.
“We tripled our tree trimming effort and doubled o... Read More »
Arizona Public Service Co. (APS), an owner and operator of the Four Corners Power Plant, one of the largest coal-fired generating stations in the United States, awaits action on its 2019 rate case before regulators at the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) that could set precedent for other utilit... Read More »
With the end of a COVID-19 related service disconnection moratorium, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) opted this week to instead begin automatically enrolling past due customers into monthly payment plans that divide their balance across 24 months.
By dividing up these outstanding bala... Read More »
Otter Tail Power Company submitted its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to regulatory commissions in each of the three states it serves -- Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
“Planning a diverse mix of energy resources to reliably and economically serve our customers over the next 15 years... Read More »
With completion and approval of a $540 million acquisition of Mountaintop Energy Holdings LLC this week, UGI Corporation officially added the West Virginia-based Mountaineer Gas Company under its umbrella as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Mountaineer is the largest local gas distribution company in ... Read More »
With approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the path is open for PG&E to return an estimated $400 million gained from the sale of its San Francisco headquarters to customers.
"PG&E is committed to delivering safe, reliable energy service to our customers while staying tr... Read More »
With the launch of the online Charge Up Hawaii tool, Hawaiian Electric hopes to gain insight to customers’ desires for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to better suit their upcoming mobility needs.
The tool is a story map platform that uses a mix of surveys and an interactive map for pin... Read More »
Duquesne Light Company (DLC) has formed a partnership with LineVision to install no-contact sensors on several transmission towers in its Pennsylvania service territory in order to increase service reliability.
The pilot project launched in July. The pilot features real-time and forecasted dynami... Read More »