This is how much it costs to get married in the North West
Weddings can be an expensive occasion - but the price can vary depending on where you choose to get wed. This is how much it costs if you opt to get married in the North West.
Two North Iowa-based judges on ballot; here's how the Iowa Bar Association ranks them
MASON CITY – Two judges in North Iowa's 2A Judicial District are up for retention votes in this year’s general election on Nov. 6.
The Capital Without The Costs: How North Carolina Is Rising As An Entrepreneurial Hub
The Research Triangle area in North Carolina (made up of the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) has consistently topped lists related to startups and tech hubs in recent years.
Editorial: How North Carolina is cutting school construction costs
Small Businesses Harness North Shore Branding Power; Concerns Over Duluth Sick/Safe Leave Costs
Duluth Editorial Board: Sick-And-Safe Keeps Getting Pricier From the Duluth News Tribune, Editorial Board, January 22, 2019 At least now we have a first thing to cut from next year's city budget. Last week the Duluth City Council created a new position, a "compliance officer" to oversee and enforce the city's new, still-controversial, and still-not-needed earned-sick-and-safe-time ordinance Councilors had passed the ordinance in May, recall, even…
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Health Care Costs Trillions Less in Canada; Here’s Why Many of us have heard that the Canadian healthcare system is much less expensive than our system, but have been somehow convinced that is is inferior. Nothing can be further from the truth, in fact, the Canadian Healthcare system is better integrated, less wasteful and is not a financial burden on their society, as it is in ours. Over the last 10 years, healthcare costs in the United States have exploded, while in Canada…
When snow or ice is in the forecast, this is how much it costs to treat North Texas roads
Treating roads before any wintry precipitation is crucial to ensuring driving conditions are as safe as possible, but the preparations aren’t...
Study: Yes, We Can Have 100% Global Renewables With Stable Electric Grid, Low Costs
Renewable energy solutions are often hindered by the inconsistencies of power produced by wind, water and sunlight and the continuously fluctuating demand for energy. New research by Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University, and colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley, and Aalborg University in Denmark finds several …
North Carolina is trying to lower health care costs for state workers by limiting how much the...
North Carolina is taking a step toward lowering costs for state workers.
Panel: Pueblo should continue to study forming its own electric utility
Pueblo's Electric Utility Commission is urging that the City Council go forward with the second phase of a feasibility study on the costs and potential
North Iowa destinations take top honors at Midwest travel conference
Two North Iowa destinations have taken top honors at the Midwest Travel Network 2019 Conference held in Medora, North Dakota.
Top 2019 Electric Utility Trends
The utility industry is clearly evolving, and as such, there are some clear 2019 electric utility trends that must be incorporated into strategic planning and emergency preparedness efforts. Many of these trends began in 2018, and have progressed to the point where they are just about ready for “prime time” in 2019. Summary of 2019 […]
How Solar Kills the Electric Utility
We’re at the very beginning of an electricity revolution that will upend 8% of our GDP, and no one is talking about it. Not the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable sources, though that’s well underway and critical to our future. The writing is on the wall that
Freeze rising utility costs with these tips
Winter temperatures are going down while utility costs are going up. Local residents are facing as much as a 37 percent increase in electricity costs beginning Jan.
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How to Best Recover Utility Costs
If your apartment community is master-metered—there is one meter for each utility for each building—you have figured out a way to recover utility costs from residents. But is it the best way? There are three ways to recoup utility costs in a master-metered community: Install submeters, use the ratio utility billing system (RUBS) or include the utility costs in the rent.
What Functions Should Electric Utilities Perform?
Rhode Island Department of Public Utilities—Asking Tough Questions, Getting Interesting Answers
How Electric Utilities Can Reduce Their Cyber Risk
The energy sector has become a favorite target for cyber attackers, and utilities need to proactively protect their infrastructure to ward off disaster.
Google is on the way to quietly becoming an electric utility
You probably won’t be receiving a utility bill from Google anytime soon, but the search giant is slowly but surely morphing into a literal power broker. Yesterday (Sept. 17), for instance, Google announced that it would buy all the electricity generated by the 240-megawatt Happy Hereford wind farm to be built near Amarillo, Texas. Google's...
How One Electric Utility Promotes a Culture of Innovation
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Heather Rosentrater—vice president of energy delivery at Avista—about her work in using technology to support the grid’s evolution and improve her customers’ experience