Under intense pressure from Wall Street, public utilities in a growing number of states are charging customers upfront for costly upgrades to aging gas, water and electric systems. It’s a shift in financial obligation that’s rankling consumer advocates, who say companies are shirking their basic responsibility to keep infrastructure up to date.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio's energy efficiency standards will remain intact -- for now.
FirstEnergy Corp. has abandoned its behind-the-scene lobbying campaign to persuade lawmakers to gut a four-year-old law requiring utilities to help customers use less electricity by switching to energy efficient equipment and lighting.
Advancing Development Finance in the Commonwealth November 14th, Harrisburg, Pa
Join the CDFA Pennsylvania Financing Roundtable for a one-day conference on "Advancing Development Finance in the Commonwealth." This event will feature a number of economic development finance experts from around the state discussing new development finance tools, authorities, and approaches and how these can affect the Pennsylvania economy going forward.