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Have A Generator For Power? Be Neighborly And Share

There may be no more irritating sound in the world than the rumbling of a neighbor’s generator when your power is out. But it is possible to make it more tolerable with a little generator etiquette.


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Gloucester City Now Home To Largest Rooftop Solar Power Plant In North America

The largest rooftop solar power plant in North America now sits atop two refrigeration buildings along the Delaware River in Gloucester City, New Jersey, in the shadow of the Walt Whitman Bridge.


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Electricity Prices Falling In Pennsylvania Due To Dual Market Forces, Says Expert

The price of electricity is dropping in our area. But why is that the case?


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Thanks To Congress, Light Bulb Standards Stay The Same

One New Year’s resolution you won’t have to make is to get ready for the phase-out of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. Enforcement of the change was de-funded by Congress.



Study: Pennsylvanians Are Not Jumping At Chance To Switch Utility Providers

New polling data suggests most Pennsylvania residents are aware that they can choose a different electric supplier, and many are simply choosing not to switch.



1,200 Still Without Power In New Jersey After Snowstorm

About 1,200 New Jersey utility customers remain without electricity more than one week after an October snowstorm slammed parts of the state.



10,000 Without Power In New Jersey A Week After Snowstorm

About 10,000 New Jersey utility customers remain without electricity one week after an October snowstorm hit parts of the state.


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Angie’s List: Protecting Your Home from Power Surges

Have you ever had the power go out in your home and when it comes back on you find out your television or computer doesn’t work? In this week’s Angie’s List, Jim Donovan explains what you should know about protecting your electronics from power surges.



Electricity And Medicine

For more than 150 years, electricity has been used in medicine.


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Christie Says NJ Will Rely On Many Sources For Future Energy Needs

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has unveiled a draft of a new energy master plan for the Garden State which looks, in some ways, like the one it is designed to replace.



Electricity Costs Drop In New Jersey

Electricity costs in the Garden State dropped a little this week thanks to action taken last winter.


More Energy To Come From Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

After a year of review, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given Exelon permission to increase generating capacity by 1.65 percent.


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Global Initiative To Call Awareness To Global Warming Tonite

Earth Hour is one hour out of the year where people turn off all their electricity.



Fire At PECO Substation In Montgomery County Adds To Power Outages

PECO spokesperson Fred Maher says the fire at the PECO substation at 551 Bethlehem Pike started just before 12:30 p.m.


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3 On Your Side: Shopping For Electricity

Are you paying more for electricity than you have to? Well did you know that you can switch to save? In Pennsylvania, thousands of people have changed their electricity provider since the start of the year.