Friday Mar 06 2009
The recent wet weather, while good for the local drought situation, has put plans for pouring new sidewalks along Riverside Avenue on hold. “We need about a week of clear weather to pour concrete and we’ve really been hit with some rain, which does put t
By: Staff Report
Roseville City Council approved a four-year contract with Powerex Corporation recently to provide 5 percent of the city’s annual power needs. The contract, estimated at $19.4 million will increase Roseville’s renewable energy total from 10 percent to 14 percent over three years. This fulfills both a state mandate and the city’s goal to produce 20 percent of its energy from renewable resources by 2010 and 33 percent by 2020. Roseville Electric anticipates presenting council with another contract to provide the additional 6 percent to reach the 20 percent goal by Jan. 2010. At this time, according to Vonette McCauley, public relations manager for Roseville Electric, customers will not see a change in rates or a difference in the energy they receive.