Energy efficiency program improves 139 local homes
Samella Degraffen Reid’s home much more comfortable now than it used to be, and that’s the most important thing for her.
Universities land federal grant to pursue energy efficiency
Thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Energy, three public universities in Mississippi will be sharing funding to support energy efficient facility improvements in order to cut energy consumption by 20 percent by 2020.
New smart networks could reduce energy costs
Local electricity distributors are adapting to changes coming from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
And the electric departments in Columbus and Starkville are ahead of the game.
Though most back online, local power lines could take days to repair
A Tennessee Valley Authority transmission line failed Wednesday afternoon, knocking out power to most of the Golden Triangle for hours.
Columbus Light and Water switching to ‘smart’ meters
Columbus Light and Water plans on spending about $4 million on new “smart” meters to meet new Tennessee Valley Authority requirements.
Incentives designed to ease businesses’ electricity use
Columbus Light and Water is putting together a large incentives package to lower energy use before a Tennessee Valley Authority billing switch.
Local electric bills on the rise
Local electric bills are expected to swell by as much as 10 percent over the next year, officials said, as the Tennessee Valley Authority expects raises its fuel cost adjustments.