natural gas

Lower Spire Rates

Company credits tax reform

Just as natural gas customers are getting big bills because of the frigid cold during January, Spire, formerly Alagasco. is lowering its rates. The three per cent drop goes into effect today, and the company says it is the result of the tax measure approved by Congress. Spire needed to get Public Service Commission permission to lower the rates. Some…

Google Hits Renewable Energy Goal In Quest To Pare Pollution

Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity. Google says it believes that beginning next year it will have amassed enough renewable energy to meet all of its electricity needs throughout the world. The achievement announced Tuesday means Google expects to offset all the electricity supplied…