Friday, July 25, 2014

The 5 Best And 5 Worst Utilities At Renewables and Efficiency: Ceres Rankings

Utilities like Pacific Gas & Electric Co  and Sempra, in California, lead the nation’s utilities in renewable energy sales and adoption of energy efficiency, while Entergy, Southern Company and Dominion, in the American South, have achieved the least.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good scrambles senior management team - Charlotte Business Journal

Senior Staff Writer-Charlotte Business Journal
Lloyd Yates will take responsibility for regulatory policy and power distribution in the Carolinas. He also will have responsibility for customer services across the company. His title will be executive vice president, market solutions and president of the Carolinas region.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

DHEC Public Meeting on Proposed Clean Air Rules

The SC Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) will host a public hearing this Thursday on new federal rules targeted at cutting carbon pollution. South Carolina has already reduced its carbon pollutionsubstantially over the past decade with the retirement of older coal plants and increased use of natural gas. These new rules are expected to result in increased energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment in the state.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency

July 21st, 2014 by  
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today. Sixteen nations were studied. Six of the top 10 were from Europe. Canada was the only North American nation to make the cut, placing 9th.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Charleston police plan to sting UberX drivers, Uber says it will pay fines | Region | The State

The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.July 21, 2014
However, the city's strategy of penalizng UberX drivers may be futile. Taylor Bennett, a spokesman for Uber, said the company will pay for all the fines that its drivers in Charleston are issued by law enforcement officers, even if the drivers are cited more than once for the same violation.
That may not be an empty promise. The San Francisco-based technology company is backed by Google Ventures, which recently estimated that the company is worth more than $200 billion, according to Bloomberg.

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