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The Future of Solar

What is the future of Solar? Recently, the SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) released their annual report for 2013, along with …

Illinois Energy Deregulation

Energy in Illinois Competitive energy supply has saved Illinois $37,000,000,000 in energy expenses since 1998, a new study finds. The study was conducted by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Illinois …

Chicago Natural Gas Price Hike

50 dollars That’s how much the average natural gas bill will rise in this March for Chicago residents. That’s $50 out of your pocket. $50 that you could have spent …

Illinois Natural Gas Rates

Polar Vortex Hits Again The third bout of the polar vortex is taking it’s toll on the Chicagoland area. According to the Citizen’s Utility Board, February …

Weather Affecting Energy Prices in Georgia

The Polar Vortex has struck Georgia again. With an average February temperature of 56 degrees for Atlanta, GA, ice storms and freezing temperatures are certainly unexpected. This past year, they’ve …

Solar Energy Shines in California

Solar Energy Solar totals less than .25% of total energy generation in the US, yet there are clear skies ahead.  In fact, it generates more than 10,250 MW in …

How the Polar Vortex is Affecting Natural Gas Prices and Increasing Your Bill

The Polar Vortex and Natural Gas Recently, the US has bundled up in this frigid cold snap, known as “The Polar Vortex”. If the Arctic wind chills of -20 …

Connecticut: Have You Taken Control of Your Rising Electricity Rate?

How Connecticut Consumers Can the Default Increases on Their Energy Bills Unfortunately, rate increases are a fact of life. They happen whether we want them to or not—sometimes unavoidably, and …

New Wind Energy is Looking Very Attractive to New England Utility Companies

Utility companies in the Northeastern U.S. states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine have been some of the most progressive when it comes to using alternative energy sources. Now it …

Offshore Wind Energy Scores $1.6M Win In Second Lease Auction

In a huge vote of confidence in the future of offshore wind energy in America, the second competitive sale of leases to develop renewable energy in federal waters netted $1.6 …