Tag: Friendly City Solar Program
HEC eyes 6% increase in power rates — but here’s why customers’ bills might not go up
Starting July 1, Harrisonburg Electric Commission customers likely will see a 6% increase in the utility’s base rate for power.
With sluggish enrollment in solar program, HEC looks to make changes
Sometime this spring, subscribers to Friendly City Solar could increase their participation in the program and invest more in the local solar power generation program that is having difficulty attracting customers.
Council holds off on appointing electric utility board member
Two lawyers and a former city council member applied to join the Harrisonburg Electric Commission board. But one city council member wasn’t ready to make a pick yet during Wednesday evenings council meeting. Here’s why:
Electric bills going up again because of natural gas prices; Acorn Solar goes live
Harrisonburg Electric Commission bills will increase this month because of the continuing rise in natural gas prices. This will be the third increase in 18 months, all because of natural gas prices.
HEC looking to add subscribers to new Friendly City Solar Program
More than 150 Harrisonburg Electric Commission customers have signed up to purchase solar energy through the utility’s new Friendly City Solar Program, the HEC board learned Tuesday.
HEC announces plan to sell solar energy from Acorn Drive plant
Energy from the sun will be available to residential customers of the Harrisonburg Electric Commission sometime this summer, albeit at a little higher cost than energy from the grid, according to details published on the HEC website.