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Electricity rate rise not as shocking as originally thought

LETHBRIDGE – The local price of electricity in the city isn’t jumping as much as previously budgeted.

During its Nov. 23 meeting, Lethbridge City Council passed a bylaw to increase residential electricity rates by 2.1 per cent in 2016 – down from the 3 per cent bump that was anticipated earlier this fall. 138 more words


Reblog: If you like your time-invariant electricity price, you can keep it

Severin Borenstein at the Energy Institute at Haas makes the case for giving customers the choice of TOU or fixed price rates. I’ve commented several times on the Energy Institute blog about this approach, and… 20 more words

Energy Innovation

Minnesota Power wants to cut rates for mines and mills, raise them for homes

Northeastern Minnesota’s leading utility company has a plan to help the region’s two leading industries by cutting their electric bills – with residential and business customers picking up the slack. 261 more words


Proposed FY16 Budget presented to city council

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

It’s no secret that College Station is one of the country’s fastest growing small cities. Our population has increased about 36 percent in the last decade. 925 more words

Public Communications

Equity issues in TOU rate design

I attended the Center for Research into Regulated Industries (CRRI) Western Conference last week, which includes many of the economists working on various energy regulatory issues in California. 634 more words

Energy Innovation

IMF demands will make most Ukrainians homeless - Finance Minister of Ukraine

So, is Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko waking up to reality?

From Fort Russ

May 14, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus

Fulfilling the requirements of the IMF will make the majority of Ukrainians homeless – said the Minister of Finance of Ukraine, according to Ukrainian portal MIGnews. 359 more words

Missouri utility regulator updates increase for Ameren users

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The largest electric utility in Missouri will be able to charge an additional $121.5 million to its customers starting May 12. 106 more words