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Energy Saving

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  • Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts

    Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts
    The City Council is slated to adopt a $149-million General Fund budget next week that includes $2.5 million in cuts and fee increases to various services. With the adjustments and a projected 1% increase in sales and property tax revenues, officials...
  • Burbank utility ups the rebate ante

    Burbank Water and Power is boosting incentives for residents who purchase certain energy-efficient home appliances. As the weather heats up, the utility is offering higher rebates for customers who buy more efficient air conditioning units, pool pumps...
  • Burb's Eye View: Northwest Branch Library gets ready to turn the page

    Burb's Eye View: Northwest Branch Library gets ready to turn the page
    Burbank’s Northwest Branch Library on Victory Boulevard is a place where everybody knows your name. Just ask Norm. “I miss this library. I haven’t gone to the library much since (it closed),” said Norm Angelheart, who...
  • BWP's letters feel like harassment

    I agree with letter writer Steve Urbanovich, about Burbank Water and Power's comparison ignoring demographics. My husband and I are also retired. We are 65 and 71 and we’ve lived in the same house for 40 years. We receive the utility’s letters...
  • Gordon is ignoring energy mandates

    When Vice Mayor Gordon voted against approving the 2013-14 budget, his stated reason was that Burbank Water and Power is incurring millions of dollars in renewable energy costs that are causing rates to increase unnecessarily because of a state mandate...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In-home audit saves money and promotes green

    In-home audit saves money and promotes green
    In this economy, this may be the first time Lola Gandara is looking forward to reading her power bill. Gandara, who has lived in her Burbank home for the past nine years, received a Green Home House call from Burbank Water and Power on Friday as part...
  • Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...
  • 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....