For the second time in 2008, PECO is inviting renewable energy producers to submit bids to sell alternative energy “credits” to help the company fulfill the requirements of Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) legislation. The details of the request for proposal (RFP) will be discussed in a teleconference on Monday, November 24. Interested parties should e-mail AEPS_RFP@peco-energy.com for information or to register. The... Read more..
Casa Energia Expo, the important event dedicated to homes that produce and save energy, will be held once again at the Datchforum of Assago, Milano, from 7 to 9 November, and will have on show materials, technologies, products and services for a new way of living able to combine comfort, wellbeing and environmental sustainability. With 6, 000 square metres of exhibition area divided over two pavilions, and a rich conference programme, the Fair, now... Read more..
BP Wind Energy announced full commercial operation of phase I of the Sherbino Wind Farm in Pecos County, west Texas. The first 150 megawatts (MW) of the project, which has a potential capacity of 750 MW, has been built through a 50-50 joint venture agreement with Padoma Wind Power LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. Phase I of the project will generate enough carbon-free electricity to power approximately 45,000 average American homes. “The... Read more..
PECO has formed a partnership with ENERGY STAR to provide its customers with more money saving resources through the company’s website at www.peco.com/save. A new web-based, interactive home is now available to take visitors on a tour from attic to garage that is full of energy saving tips and green information. PECO said it’s working to help its customers become more energy efficient and better manage their energy costs. ENERGY STAR is a cooperative... Read more..
PECO will lower its natural gas rate, effective Sept. 1, due to a projected decrease in gas supply costs in the wholesale market. The bills for the typical residential customer will drop by 5.1 percent, or about $7 a month. PECO can adjust the “purchased gas cost” portion of its gas rate each quarter, if necessary, to reflect changes in the commodity market prices. The pgc, as it is known, covers three line items on a customer’s bill – the... Read more..
Pantera Petroleum, Inc. announces that its Sibley 84 #1 well in the West Gomez Field has entered production and has begun selling natural gas to Western Gas Resources, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC – News). On August 16, the on-site engineers opened the well on a 12/64ths inch choke and began selling gas at a natural flow rate of 2.7 million cubic feet of gas per day. Later, the crew opened the choke... Read more..
It was announced that seventeen of the nation’s energy and utility companies have purchased licenses under the patent portfolio held by Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. and licensed through A2D, L.P. These separate licenses cover services offered by each of the companies in the “Energy and Utility Services” field of use. These services, including power outage reporting and customer service, are delivered through automated systems as... Read more..