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Energy Saving

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  • 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...
  • A clear opposition to smart meters

    Smart meters aren’t worth the $50 million cost to Glendale after the $20-million federal stimulus grant — they may pose health risks, their transmissions pose security and privacy risks and their rollout is premature. A total of 43 city and...
  • Cruise Night remains a classic

    Cruise Night remains a classic
    While California's car culture was being cursed in some corners of the Southland this weekend, it was celebrated in another. Tens of thousands of people crammed into downtown Glendale on Saturday, browsing vintage cars, eating pulled-pork sandwiches...
  • Council, residents weigh in on allowing artificial turf in front yards

    Holding a bag of fertilizer and a bottle of weed killer in the air, Councilman Ara Najarian used what he called two examples of poison to convince his colleagues to allow artificial turf in residential front yards. “Real grass is as unnatural as...
  • Glendale flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers

    Glendale flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers
    A Facebook application that allows smart meter customers to gauge how much energy their using compared to others went live today, Glendale officials announced. Starting today, Glendale Water & Power customers can connect their utility accounts to the...
  • Smart meters don't count as 'renewable'

    For all the tens of millions of dollars being spent in Burbank and Glendale for new smart-meter grids, the added efficiencies won’t directly affect state mandates for renewable energy, officials say. In Glendale, the tab for new smart meters...
  • Cities stack their energy portfolio

    Cities stack their energy portfolio
    It’s a tale of two cities in two very different positions as the utilities in Burbank and Glendale work to meet strict state mandates for using renewable energy. At 21%, Glendale Water & Power is ahead of schedule in hitting the first benchmark...
  • Burbank knocks down blight for affordable housing units

    Burbank knocks down blight for affordable housing units
    Officials this week broke ground on a new affordable housing development that will feature 20 one- and two-bedroom apartments. The Catalina Development — funded by the city’s Redevelopment Agency — will the first all-new residential...