Archive for February 2009

OG&E selects Norman as first Positive Energy Community

Norman will become OG&E’s first Positive Energy(R) Community and will be among the first cities in the country to be equipped with new high-tech electric meters and hundreds of in-home “energy portals” under a plan proposed by OG&E. OG&E plans to install 42,000 new digital meters across Norman over the next two years. During the […]

ODOT request to expedite Crosstown ruling may delay it further

From The Oklahoma Gazette: A letter from the director of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) to a federal board asking that board to “expeditiously issue” a ruling actually caused the ruling to be delayed further, according to an attorney. The letter, dated Jan. 30 and sent by ODOT Director Gary Ridley to the federal […]

NSN Event: Organizers' Gathering for Union Station this Saturday

Thanks to everyone who came out to see our presentation at Sauced with special guest Andrew Rice!  The OKC campaign to save the Union Station railyard is just getting started, and another event is happening this weekend. On Saturday, Feb. 28th, 7pm, at Uptown United is an organizers’ gathering for Union Station. Uptown United is […]

Nuclear incentive bill clears House committee

From The Norman Transcript: A measure that could develop incentives to lure a nuclear power generator to Oklahoma cleared a legislative committee this week and is headed to the full House of Representatives. Norman state Rep. Scott Martin’s “Nuclear Power Incentives Act” received a “do pass” recommendation from the House Energy Committee this week. Martin’s […]

OSN protests plan to remove utility bidding regulations

From The Daily Oklahoman: A coalition of energy consumers Thursday voiced strong objections to a Corporation Commission staff proposal to repeal a huge portion of competitive bidding requirements Oklahoma utilities must follow in buying future power supplies. “Repeal of Oklahoma’s competitive procurement rules would limit Oklahoma consumers’ options and impede competition,” the coalition said in […]