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Energy Saving

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  • BWP offers many ways to save

    During these hot summer months, it’s worth a reminder that our community-owned utility, Burbank Water and Power, provides Burbank residents with some of the lowest water and electric rates in the region. However, even with these low rates, the...
  • Burbank housing project ready for tenants

    Burbank housing project ready for tenants
    A new 20-unit, eco-friendly affordable housing project was unveiled on Thursday, wrapping up two years of construction and replacing a cluster of severely blighted buildings in "horrific" condition, officials said. The $9.7-million Sycamore at...
  • Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...
  • Area utility stresses water-saving efforts

    Officials at Burbank Water and Power this week urged customers to be vigilant about saving water in the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency declaration Friday, though the utility does not plan to implement mandatory conservation. Reducing...
  • Burbank officials suspend solar rebate program

    Burbank officials suspend solar rebate program
    The popularity of the city’s solar rebate program, combined with tax incentives, forced its closure even before the fiscal year began, officials said, meaning property owners will have to wait until next year to apply. John Joyce, who manages the...
  • Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary

    Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary
    Delegates and a dance theater group from Burbank’s sister city of Incheon, South Korea, commemorated the 50-year relationship this week with dance performances, dinners and, on Tuesday, the ribbon-cutting for sculptures symbolizing the friendship....
  • Editorial: Measuring a bond's risk

    How good are you at predicting the future? Or, more to the point, what do you think it will cost to borrow money in 2023? Your answer should determine your vote on the Burbank Unified School District’s $110-million bond initiative, Measure S. No...
  • Burbank Water and Power facility honored for energy, water efficiency

    Burbank Water and Power was recently honored by the U.S. Green Building Council for its new service center and warehouse building. The  facility is one of three buildings either built or under construction on the utility’s EcoCampus to be...
  • Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight

    Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight
    With little more than absentee ballot returns to go on overnight Tuesday, supporters of Measure S, the $110-million school bond, were full of optimism for a campaign they said reflected the best of grassroots work. The education community was firmly...
  • Big bill for green power

    Big bill for green power
    A state law that requires 20% of the city's average energy sales to come from renewable energy is projected to cost the city $17.8 million this fiscal year, officials reported on Tuesday. The financial burden of complying with the state mandate —...
  • Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus

    Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus
    Burbank Water and Power unveiled its $40-million “eco campus” to the public this past weekend, showing off the culmination of a 13-year transformation of an aging utility site into a showcase of sustainability. At the open house event on...
  • Council should postpone wood-roof law

    In the last 10 years we’ve been hammered into loss of income by stock market crashes on investments, loss of jobs and unemployment, loss of interest income on retirement savings and diminished home values. Add to that increased costs of living,...