The company is under investigation by Maine energy regulators for reports of high bills and poor customer service.
Carl Monroe, Southwest Power Pool’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, has announced plans to retire effective in the first quarter of 2020.
Lawmakers have repeatedly criticized the bankrupt company for leaving millions of people in the dark for days at a time during dry, windy weather events in October
TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash said during a board meeting in Memphis that 85% of the 154 local companies that buy TVA power in the South have agreed to the new deals, which carry a 3.1% monthly rebate on wholesale power rates
According to Bluebonnet managers, the cooperative’s customer base is growing at a rate of about 500 meters per month; six years ago, the utility set about 1,500 meters annually.
GE is the first company in the world to demonstrate this technology with this project and is therefore providing additional value to the customer by eliminating the typical technical and environmental issues associated with the traditional electrode solution.
Under the settlements, payments totaling $360 million will be made to the 23 public entities for damages alleged to have been caused by the fires and debris flows, with $150 million allocated to the 2017 fire and 2018 debris flow events and the remaining $210 million allocated to the 2018 Woolsey Fire
Two new gas-insulated indoor switchgear, initially with 26 panels, will boost the substation’s transmission capacity and cover the increased transport demand in the German high-voltage grid as a result of the transition to a new energy mix.
Overall business customer satisfaction with electric utilities has climbed this year, but the gap between the highest-ranking and lowest-ranking utilities also has grown.