Posts Tagged ‘bills’

Deterring onshore windfarms means higher energy bills – Lord Deben

Ministers told there is no logical argument against turbines in areas that want them Ministers must come clean to households about the higher energy bills they face if the UK continues to deter new onshore windfarms, the government’s top climate change adviser has said. Lord Deben, the chair of the committee on climate change (CCC), […]

Many Utahns’ electricity bills will shrink this summer – and there…

Tribune file photo) Rocky Mountain Power crew works on power lines near 800 south and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City. State regulators have cleared the electrical utility to pass savings from with last winter's federal tax bill on to customers, saving average users about 3.4 percent on their bills for at least the next […]

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]

Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market

Complaints about ‘green crap’ have been a convenient excuse for governments unable or unwilling to intervene and cap suppliers’ prices Last week, photographs of wind turbines were once again juxtaposed with headlines about rising energy prices. The cause on this occasion was no less pre-eminent a body than a Lords committee, comprising former chancellor Norman […]

Hydro bills will be the focus as Queen’s Park resumes

Mike Crawley is provincial affairs reporter in Ontario for CBC News. He has won awards for his reporting on the eHealth spending scandal and flaws in Ontario's welfare-payment computer system. View full post on Wind Power News

UK offshore wind ‘will lower energy bills’ more than nuclear

RenewableUK chief says windfarms could offer cheaper prices than rates government agreed with new nuclear power stations Offshore windfarms could provide cheaper power than Britain’s new wave of nuclear power stations, a leading figure in the wind industry has claimed. Speaking to the the Guardian, Hugh McNeal, the chief executive of trade body RenewableUK, said […]

5 Sure Shot Ways to Save on Your Energy Bills This Month

Energy bills constitute a major expense in the home budget. While you may think you can't cut down on consumption, you can actually save considerably on energy bills by adopting some simple but effective methods. View full post on Wind Power News

Talks ongoing, but DeLeo says he cana t promise deals on major bills

With less than two days to complete work on a handful of policy initiatives that have been in the work for months, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Saturday afternoon that he has confidence in one deal getting finalized quickly, while the others remain “in play.” DeLeo told reporters after caucusing with House Democrats that the […]

Your new electricity provider might be Bury Council – and bills could tumble

Town hall bosses want to reduce the cost of power, help the environment and find a new way of making money – and this week’s announcement combines all three. The council’s deputy leader, Cllr Rishi Shori said: “We are going to investigate the creation of an energy company, which looks at the generation of power […]

Stormont confusion at possible A 40m hike in electricity bills

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. The chairman of a Stormont committee has expressed concern about continued confusion over a policy change which could cost electricity consumers in the Province as much as 40 million a year. […]