bills are increasing for many customers, the result of factors as varied as the summer heat wave to increased natural gas costs.
Users will also benefit by receiving real-time data on electricity
use and pricing, thereby enabling them to "buy and sell smart" in the volatile energy sector.
Just past its 50th birthday, commercial nuclear energy is experiencing a tentative rejuvenation that could result in a greater role as a global source of electricity
The one place almost everyone looks for answers, however, is in America's soaring demand for electricity
serviced by an outdated electrical power grid (network that connects power stations to homes and businesses).
Although they are not against the objective of improving the financial position of OPG, Falconbridge relies completely on them for their electricity
, according to Couture.
Because fuel cells are located physically at the sites where the hydrogen and electricity
are going to be produced and partially consumed, with surplus hydrogen sold as fuel and surplus electricity
sent back onto the energy network, the ability to aggregate large numbers of producer/users into associations is critical to energy empowerment and the advancing of the vision of democratic energy.
Seeing no relief from his own $2,000-a-month electricity
bill, fellow San Diego County restaurateur Steve Gramzay shuttered his 4-year-old Le Peep Grill, a popular breakfast spot in the beach town of Encinitas.
To help American consumers obtain renewable energy, renewable energy technologies must be allowed access to the electricity
grid and a more level playing field with conventional fossil-energy technologies.
Most reports focus on a single segment C electricity
, gas or water C as we also do, but looking across the three segments provides fresh insights that can be overlooked" comments StatPlan Energy Director David Dower.
But an emerging coalition of electricity
utilities and environmentalists opposes deregulation.
Like most multibillion-dollar contracts there were a lot of fine print and contingencies, and one of those required the state Public Utilities Commission to sign an agreement with the state agency doing the electricity
buying, the Department of Water Resources, by Oct.
Gilbert noted that although many of New York's largest businesses have enrolled in demand management programs, which will help reduce electricity
demand when usage is highest and possibly prevent power outage in the summer of 2003, such programs cannot bridge the city's long-term electric supply gap.