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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • City buys apartment building

    The city has agreed to acquire and rehabilitate a seven-unit apartment building on Catalina Street, and temporarily removing tenants while it does the work. The City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency, approved the deal Tuesday after a general...
  • Solar energy installations heat up

    Spurred on by consumer rebates, Burbank Water and Power has seen a doubling in the number of solar installations in the past two years. There are now 93 solar energy systems in Burbank, compared to 36 in July of last year, and nearly all were funded...
  • Residents' water use lessens in December

    Residents' water use lessens in December
    Local water usage among customers decreased by 33% last month compared to December 2013, according to Foothill Municipal Water District officials. The reduction is the largest in the district and is thought to be attributable to wetter weather...
  • To cheers and jeers, Michael Peevey presides over final PUC meeting

    To cheers and jeers, Michael Peevey presides over final PUC meeting
    During 12 years at the helm of the powerful Public Utilities Commission, Michael Peevey took California out of an energy crisis to become a world leader in renewable energy. Amid praise and controversy, he presided over his last meeting Thursday, the...
  • City approaches water-savings goal

    Water usage in Glendale dropped 10% during the summer's hottest months compared to the same period last year, city officials said, praising residents and businesses for cutting back in the face of the statewide drought. Averages for August and September...
  • City of Glendale to invest in renewable energy

    City of Glendale to invest in renewable energy
    Glendale will shell out roughly $731 million over the next 25 years to receive renewable electricity from a solar plant that’s being built in Nevada, according to an agreement unanimously approved by the City Council this week. The plant could...
  • Glendale City Council approves $415K power plant fix

    Glendale City Council approves $415K power plant fix
    One of the three units at Grayson Power Plant that burns landfill gas from Scholl Canyon into energy used by Glendale Water & Power customers has been in a constant state of disrepair since a part broke in May, and as a result, the City Council this...
  • District's new operations head brings teaching, administrative experience to the table

    When it comes to school district business and finance, La Caņada Unified's new chief business and operations officer, Mark Evans, is sort of a triple threat. In addition to being a numbers guy, Evans has worked for years as a teacher in multiple...
  • Maple Park upgrades complete, offering fitness equipment and added parking

    Maple Park upgrades complete, offering fitness equipment and added parking
    A multiyear effort to bring improvements to Maple Park is done — completed with boulders from Deukmejian Park — and a grand reopening is slated for Tuesday. In 2011, the park got a new 13,400-square-foot community center that has meeting...
  • GWP to send energy-saving tips and alerts via text and email

    Glendale Water & Power is turning to texting and emails to remind customers of how to conserve energy during the hottest days of the summer. Ahead of some of the hottest and peak energy-usage days of the season, the utility plans to embark on a pilot...
  • Crews to break ground on GCC campus

    Construction crews are slated to break ground in the fall on what will become Glendale Community College's largest building. The 90,000-square-foot, three-story structure, to built near the parking garage, will house classrooms and computer labs, as...