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How I Became an Activist

by Karen Topakian

Responding to the in-coming administration’s grand entrance, friends and colleagues have asked me how to become an activist, probably because I’ve been one for decades. 579 more words

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Data Center Company Switch Finally OK'd to Leave NV Energy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Data center company Switch can leave NV Energy’s monopoly and buy its own power from other sources, more than two years after it first moved to break free from the company and just as a Switch-led campaign to bring “energy choice” to all Nevadans gains momentum. 498 more words


Hawaiian Electric proposes rate increase for Oahu customers

Hawaiian Electric is proposing a rate hike for customers. If approved, it would be the first increase in nearly six years.

The request is for a 6.9 percent increase in revenues, or $106 million. 110 more words


Xcel Energy Agreement To Support More Solar Energy

DENVER (AP) — State regulators approved a settlement agreement involving Xcel Energy that allows for more flexible electricity rates and more solar power.

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Hawaiian Electric offers Time-of-Use rate option for customers

Hawaiian Electric’s new Time-of-Use rate program seem to be gaining popularity.

In just a week, more than 500 customers have signed up for program, most of them on Oahu. 224 more words


HECO requests PUC approval for Pearl Harbor solar energy project

A joint project between Hawaiian Electric Co. and the U.S. Navy is now in the hands of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.

HECO asked the PUC Monday for approval to build a solar facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, West Loch Annex. 172 more words


Settlement Reached in Effort to 'Grandfather' Solar Users

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NV Energy and SolarCity have reached a tentative agreement that could restore older, more favorable rates to about 32,000 customers who installed or applied for a rooftop solar system before this year. 114 more words