electricity

Energy Institute of Alabama Honors Linemen for Hard Work, Sacrifice

When power needs to be restored after a storm, it is up to linemen to get the electricity up and running again. Those workers were honored for their hard work and sacrifice on Monday, otherwise known as Lineman Appreciation Day. The event was hosted by the Energy Institute of Alabama in Montgomery. ¬†Employees from electric companies represented by the EIA…

Alabama Power Customers to See Slightly Lower Bills

Alabama Power Co. customers will see slightly lower power bills because of a federal tax cut given to utilities. The Alabama Public Service Commission on Tuesday discussed the utility giant’s plans to pass the savings on to consumers in the form of a bill credit. Commissioners approved a number of related measures. Alabama Power spokesman Michael Sznajderman said the typical…

Google Hits Renewable Energy Goal In Quest To Pare Pollution

Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity. Google says it believes that beginning next year it will have amassed enough renewable energy to meet all of its electricity needs throughout the world. The achievement announced Tuesday means Google expects to offset all the electricity supplied…