Category Archives: Alternate energy

Con Edison wants to own renewable electric generation

  Let us back in, Con Edison says. New York’s push to spread the use of renewable electricity is giving Con Ed an opening to argue that it should dip its toes in the power generating business regulators forced it … Continue reading

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Con Edison solar rules help customers escape high prices

  The sun is shining on the solar power business in New York City and Westchester County. One reason is that many people have found that installing solar panels is a good way to beat Con Edison’s high residential and … Continue reading

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Prices up, but cool weather eases summer Con Edison electric bills

New York had fine summer weather this year — not too hot, and only a few days when temperatures jumped into the 90s. Electricity prices were up a bit this summer, but you probably used your air conditioner less. That … Continue reading

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Sunny days ahead for solar electricity in New York

  Alternative energy isn’t a big part of the electric power mix in New York. Renewables like solar, wind, and biomass account for just 6.5 percent of the electricity generated in the state. The US Energy Information Administration says natural … Continue reading

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