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HECO: Solar applicants may need to pay for grid upgrades

People who want to install solar in their homes through the Net Energy Metering Program just found out they may have to pay extra money to make it happen. 354 more words


LA Officials Urge Fingerprint Checks Of Ride-Hailing Drivers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles and two City Council members ask the state Public Utilities Commission for permission to start a pilot program that would require fingerprint background checks of ride-hailing, limousine, van and shuttle service drivers. 73 more words


Colorado PUC: Xcel Solar Garden Deal Not In Public Interest

DENVER (AP) – Colorado regulators say an Xcel Energy deal for power from community solar gardens is not in the public’s interest.

The Denver Post reported Thursday… 122 more words


JuiceBox Energy deal may be solar-saver

By Craig A. Ruark
Special to the Las Vegas Business Press

If innovation truly is the mother of invention, a deal between a Silicon Valley energy storage firm and a Las Vegas solar installer may be just what Nevada’s solar industry needs. 780 more words

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Commission Gives 'Thumbs Up' On Renewable Energy Deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Public Utilities Commission has approved a deal for the city of Las Vegas that seeks to increase the city’s use of renewable energy. 93 more words


PUC 'disappointed' with HECO over solar projects cancellation

The head of the state Public Utilities Commission says he’s disappointed with Hawaiian Electric.

Randy Iwase wants to know why HECO canceled agreements for three solar projects on Oahu. 136 more words


State Officials To Consider Frisco's Plan To Bury Power Lines

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FRISCO (CBS11) –  After years of fighting over power lines, it looks like a group of homeowners may get their way and have the lines buried rather than hanging overhead. 459 more words