Apply for Utility Assistance Through the DCAid Service Portal
An overview of utility assistance programs in NJ. LIHWAP, ARP, LIHEAP, USF, and WAP provide utility payments and home weathering assistance to those in need. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is funded by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through the American Rescue Plan. An LIHWAP arrearage grant will assist citizens who have fallen behind on their utility (water and sewer) payments.
CO trucking industry wants more US oil production amid record diesel prices
A truck tractor parked at McCandless Truck Center in Aurora.Matt Whittaker / NewsBreak Denver. (Aurora, Colo.) Just south of the Airport Boulevard exit in northern Aurora, as the Front Range gives way to the plains, lies an oasis for truckers traveling the major freight corridor of Interstate 70.
Richest person in Houston is giving 95% of his wealth away
What would you do if you were the richest person in Houston?. Perhaps you would go on a spending spree- buying luxury cars and huge mansions. Maybe you would try to buy the Houston Rockets and get them back to the NBA finals.
SRP submits fresh request for controversial Coolidge gas plant expansion following Corporation Commission rejection
(Coolidge, Ariz.) — The Salt River Project wants a do-over. SRP on Monday filed a request for rehearing and reconsideration with the Arizona Corporation Commission, after the panel last month voted down a proposal to expand the utilities giant's Coolidge Generating Station. The five-member panel refused to grant SRP the Certificate of Environmental Compatibility required to go ahead with the project.
If you live in Pennsylvania, your electric bill could increase up to 45 percent starting in June
As utility companies begin adjusting their prices, Pennsylvania residents should prepare for "sharp increases" in their electric bills. Andrey Popov/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Residents of Texas warned to cut their power use as the electricity system is under severe pressure due to hot weather
A stock photo depicting energy transmission towers on the field during sunset.Pixabay / Pexels. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has asked the state residents to scale back on their energy consumption as the current system remains under severe pressure.
Gas Prices Exceed $6 Per Gallon in the East Bay
After holding steady at around $5.99 per gallon for several weeks, gas prices have exceeded $6 per gallon in many areas around the East Bay
Texas braces for power grid disruptions and outages this weekend
Energy experts have expressed concern that the Texas power grid could become strained this weekend due to high temperatures, leading to disruptions in service. Gregory Dubus/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Low Income Home Energy Assistance, How to Apply
$12.77 M added to fund the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a program that provides financial relief to residents struggling to pay their home energy bills. New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will receive an additional $12.77 million in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This is the second time in FY 2022 that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) received additional federal funding.
The Boston immigrant who became a billionaire this year
This month Forbes released its annual list of billionaires. On that list were 2,668 people around the world. Joining the billionaires club for the first time is one man who lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Environmentalists say close Pueblo coal power plant now. Xcel wants to wait until 2034
Demonstrators walk from Xcel's Denver headquarters toward Coors Field on Friday.Matt Whittaker/NewsBreak Denver. (Denver, Colo.) Next week, Colorado energy regulators will resume considering Xcel Energy's plans to shut down a troubled coal-fired power plant in Pueblo.
Energetic Dance Performance by a Korean Kpop Street Performance Busker in Washington Square Park NYC
Energetic Dance Performance by a Korean Kpop Street Performance Busker in Washington Square Park NYC Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) SWF X Begin Again NYC 2022 - Busking @ Washington Square Park, Manhattan, NYC Henry Lau, Lia Kim, Aiki, Leejung Lee, Amy Park Hyojin, Hyerim Park, Love Ran — Connect with us on all platforms! @thebingbuzz
New York, Partnering States Sign Agreement for Clean Energy Hydrogen Hub
A shot of Buffalo, New York along the Niagara River with the Peace Bridge in the distance.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. In a major win for regional clean energy, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed off on a multi-state agreement with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey, as well as 40 hydrogen ecosystem partners, to become one of a minimum of four clean energy hydrogen hubs chosen through the federal Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program.
Murphy Extends Prohibition on Utility Shutoffs
Governor Murphy signed a bill (3/25/2022) to extend the prohibition on utility shutoffs for certain residential customers with overdue payments. On March 25, 2022, Governor Murphy signed legislation (S-2356) to extend the prohibition on utility shutoffs for certain residential customers with overdue utility payments who are waiting for a decision on their application for state assistance in paying off their utility bill.
Marathon Oil Looks Like Good Value Here With A 17.6% Total Yield
Marathon Oil is an attractive oil and gas play with a 1.1% dividend yield and a forward P/E below 10x. Analysts forecast 88.5% higher earnings this year, along with significant FCF growth.
NIPSCO Has Lots of Renewable Projects on Deck
Renewable projects are happening all over northern Indiana right now as one of the state’s largest utility companies flips the switch from coal to sustainable sources of energy. The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has many different wind and solar construction projects in the works that are expected to ultimately lower the costs for customers.
Power company prioritizes "profits over people" by ramping up shut-offs for low-income customers behind on bills
DTE Energy's customers pay some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Now, many low-income customers in the Detroit area who struggle to pay are being left in the dark.
Environmentalists: Regulate uranium mill owned by Colo. company as “radioactive waste dump”
A sign warns of radioactive material at Lakewood-based Energy Fuel's White Mesa uranium mill in Blanding, Utah.Matt Whittaker/NewsBreak Denver. (Lakewood, Colo.) A new report from a western conservation group calls for increased oversight of a Utah uranium mill owned by Lakewood-based Energy Fuels, which blasted the study as "unscientific hogwash."
Opinion: There Is a Lot of Dishonest Reporting on the High Cost of Gas
I saw a news report about the high price of gas. The reporter interviewed random people. The people repeated media narratives about pricing. The people talked about how expensive the gas was.
Crisis At The Pump: Maryland Citizens Struggle With Costly Gas Prices
Gas prices in Maryland have reached the highest rates ever witnessed in the state's recent history, with figures over $4 per gallon at many stations. "I bought gas less than two weeks ago and it was like $3.35 and it’s $4.09 today...it will probably be $4.15 tomorrow." - Peggy Winfield, Maryland resident.