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Energy Efficiency in the New Economy

Alliance to Develop Power | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Alliance to Develop Power

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif At Clean Water Action, we believe strength is built on grassroots power. Together with our friends at ADP and the Green Justice Coalition, we have this to say: Power on. Power Forward.

You're Getting Screwed On Your Electric Bill

AP | Jonathan Fahey | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — A plunge in the price of natural gas has made it cheaper for utilities to produce electricity. But the savings aren't translating to lowe...

I NEED ADVICE: 'My Husband And I Can No Longer Support His Mother'

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.07.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior: What resources can you recommend for locating government assistance programs for seniors? My husband and I have been helping support his mother for the past three years and we can't afford to do it any longer.

Jackie Ginley

Hercules Municipal Utility Has Drained City Coffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jackie Ginley | Posted 10.16.2011 | San Francisco

Reporters Bob Porterfield and Jackie Ginley are exploring the financial challenges facing Hercules for The Huffington Post and Hercules Patch. HERC...

The Counterintuitive World of Electricity Economics and Carbon

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Liberson, PhD

States with concentrations of coal production will keep producing and keep driving higher prices.

Utilities Under Siege

Hilary Kramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hilary Kramer

Energy regulators in this country should be guardians of the public trust and competent enough to ensure our long-term energy needs are met. In many recent cases, it appears neither is true.

10 Ways to Go Green and Save Cash -- No Excuses

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Right now, consumers across the country are looking for ways to cut back. Luckily, some of the best ways to save money are also simple steps toward living a little greener.

Gas Companies Disconnecting Thousands

Crain's Chicago Business | Steve Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the brink of the cold-weather months, more than 56,000 natural-gas customers in the Chicago area remain disconnected for lack of payment. That's up...