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Oh No, Here Comes Derecho 2.0?

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. residents may want to stock up on water and batteries. The area is expected to be hit by the tail end of a series of storms that ma...

Man Receives Outrageous Utility Bill

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Everyone complains about high utility bills, but one Maryland man went a lot further to protest an outrageous tab. Ira Ludwick, a hair stylist from...

Newt's Apocalyptic Story Of D.C. Power Outages

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Some young conservatives heard an apocalyptic warning Tuesday morning from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich when the conservative Repu...

Goodwill Pop-Up Shop To Pop Up Downtown

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An odd melding of hipsters, an often-despised energy company and a good cause will come together downtown this week. Goodwill hopes t...

A Father's Lesson In Energy Dependence

Jigar Shah | Posted 07.12.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

Perhaps when thinking about living green, Mr. Moore could have also explained to his children that there are more than a billion people on the planet with no electricity. They are in places like Africa where there is no grid.

Utilities Will Bill Customers For Lost Revenue From Storm

Posted 07.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Power customers in Maryland will likely be fuming when they learn that electric utilities Pepco and BGE will be recouping lost reven...

The Bad Attitude Guide to Surviving Epic Power Failures

Monica Gallagher Sakala | Posted 09.09.2012 | DC
Monica Gallagher Sakala

Seeing as how it's just early July and we have several bad t-storms likely headed our way between now and early fall, I offer you my survival guide for the next time.

Dan Froomkin

Power Plays Preceded Storm's Power Outages

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Friday night's freak storm, people in the nation's capital aren't talking about power as a metaphor. They're talking abou...

200,000-Plus Pepco Customers Still Without Power In D.C. Area (UPDATED)

Posted 07.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Pepco reports on Twitter that power has been restored to "about half" of the "more than 440,000 customers who lost power as a result of ...

Is Pepco Spending Your Tax Dollars Lobbying to Increase Rates for Its Shoddy Services?

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC
Suzanne Merkelson

D.C. area politicians, like customers, are fuming at the utility company. Yet, Pepco, like so many other major corporations, is guilty of exchanging money for power for even more money.

New LED Lights To Brighten National Mall

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While Congress may be trying to dim the federal incandescent bulb ban, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is getting ready to brighten up th...

Report: Pepco Spends More Money On Lobbying Than On Taxes

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Pepco is not only the most hated company in America. According to a new report, the D.C.-area electric utility is also one of the "Dirty...

Tax Loophole Users, Companies with Negative Tax Rates, Exacerbating US Income Inequality

Michael Shank | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business
Michael Shank

The fact that companies are paying no taxes when America's working families are still struggling to winter what Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke continues to recognize as a failed or failing recovery is a prime example of what is exacerbating income inequality in America.

Electrical Problems Mean Slow Go On Orange Line; No 8-Car Trains

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Electrical problems involving Pepco and two Metro traction substations are leading to slow travel along the Orange Line. The transit age...

Joy Resmovits

Mayor Gray: D.C. 'Ready For Virtually Any Eventuality'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Washington, D.C., is bracing as Hurricane Irene reaches the nation's capital. Mayor Vincent Gray told reporters on a 9:15 p.m. conference call tha...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Hurricane Irene Causes Widespread Power Outages

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Hurricane Irene has already left nearly 1 million East Coast electricity customers without power -- long before the storm is due to hit some of the mo...