Tag: Harrisonburg Electric Commission

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Will Harrisonburg businesses support Friendly City Solar? HEC is asking.

The Harrisonburg Electric Commission is surveying about 850 commercial customers to find out how many would be interested in purchasing clean energy through the Friendly City Solar program.

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City Council postpones action on Bluestone Town Center grant funds

The Harrisonburg City Council was set to discuss Bluestone Town Center project once again at Tuesday’s meeting but decided to hold off until the next meeting because two members were out of town. 

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Community Perspective: Part 1: Electricity Bills are up, here’s why

A contributed perspectives piece by 50 by 25 Harrisonburg

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While solar farm adds clean energy to Harrisonburg power grid, effort to sell it lags

In its first 10 months of operation, the solar energy plant at the corner of Acorn Drive and North Liberty Street generated more than 2.6 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity — enough to power 224 homes for one year.

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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.

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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.

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HEC had hand in keeping power on for millions during pre-Christmas cold snap

More than 60 million people in 13 states and Washington, D.C. were able to keep their lights on and electric heat running during an arctic blast on Dec. 23 and 24, partly due to the efforts of the Harrisonburg Electric Commission.

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City braces for higher construction costs, including public works building and potentially the new homeless shelter 

Concerns about ballooning construction costs for the city’s homeless services center and low barrier shelter prompted the city council to hold off on finalizing a plan Tuesday for spending its $23.8 million in federal American Recovery Plan Act funds.

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