Less power, more money

Maughan, Esther
January 2008
Green Futures;Jan2008, Issue 67, p10
The article reports on the efforts made by companies to save energy in the U.S. California is the pioneer in oil price shocks of the 1970s and recently, they are incorporating some changes in the scheme by combining climate change, rising power plant costs and the need to tackle entrenched fuel poverty. Idaho Power is urging customers to save energy to get smaller bills. In California, electricity companies must persuade their customers to save an extra $2 billion worth of energy to reap the $150 million incentive payment.


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