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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Mmm...That's good planning

    If you could make any change to Johnny Carson Park, what would it be? Would you add a slide that exits through a giant Ed McMahon head? Would you paint the restroom building a yellow-and-brown checkered plaid pattern, like one of Johnny’s suits from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 utility: No mandatory water conservation plans

    Glendale Water & Power officials don’t expect to implement mandatory conservation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that the state is suffering from a drought and called for residents to reduce their water use by 20%....
  • New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water

    New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water
    The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Caņada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • La Caņada school board reviews interim budget

    The second interim financial report was approved by the La Caņada Unified School District Governing Board on March 11, with an updated version to be presented at next month's meeting after the results of the March 4 parcel tax election have been...
  • 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...