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|The public is invited to a planning meeting Monday, October 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., to help prepare for the future. The Center is midway through a planning process that began earlier this year to update the 3,000 square foot exhibit hall and develop a new, one-acre outdoor extension.|
|Congratulations to Roseville Electric Utility and the Roseville Utility Exploration Center on their recent first place award from the Northwest Public Power Association for Count Watts’ Spooktacular. Count Watts is a one of a kind mascot – not a national brand – who helps to educate customers about phantom energy. |
Check it out at www.roseville.ca.us/countwatts and don’t forget to attend Spooktacular on Saturday, October 24, at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center.
|Meet Count Watts, the Voltage Vampire, at the free family Spooktacular event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center. Activities include pumpkin carving/painting, the Phantom Energy House (warning: your energy waste may be shocking!), crafts, face painting and spooky story time. Be sure to pick up your free Count Watts trick-or-treat bag, then fill it with prizes as you play exciting games!|
|Roseville Electric Utility regularly reviews electric rates to ensure that your community public power provider remains financially stable and sound. |
|Roseville Electric Utility’s Your Trusted Solar Advisor is offering free workshops for anyone contemplating a roof top solar installation or interested in managing your installed solar energy system. |
|The state of California mandates all electric utilities disclose where it gets the power that serves its customers using a standardized tool called the Power Content Label. You can access Roseville Electric's 2014 information by clicking here.|
|Renewable energy is a hot topic these days, particularly energy derived from solar. With this industry developing so rapidly and the increase of information, many people are confused about what is realistically obtainable and what their options are with putting a solar installation on their home or business.|
|As your community-owned utility provider, one of our top priorities is to keep your personal and financial information safe from scams and fraudulent activity. We follow procedures that regulate how we communicate with you, take payments and manage delinquent accounts, including the following...|
|As your community owned electric utility provider, we provide much more than power. We take pride knowing that Roseville Electric enhances the outstanding civic amenities we all enjoy.|
|A West Roseville resident reported this week that a salesperson came to his door selling energy efficiency audits or offering to compete with PG&E for natural gas service. |
The City of Roseville is not associated with either solicitation. The City of Roseville has no other information about the solicitations and does not endorse any such offers. However, the City advises its residents and Roseville Electric customers to be cautious and take time to research any such offers.
Additionally, every person soliciting orders for or selling goods, merchandise or services door to door is required to register with the Police Department and present a validated registration application and photo identification upon request. Residents are encouraged to call the Roseville Police Department at 774.5000 ext. 1 with any concerns about unregistered solicitors or other suspicious behavior.
|This summer Roseville Electric began providing customized home energy reports to help you better understand your energy use.|
Our home energy report provides you with a simple to- read energy graph that compares your energy use with other residents in our community, providing you with perspective on your energy efficiency.
It will also provide you with customized recommendations on how to lower your bill while being more energy efficient. If you have any questions about the program, please call (916) 79-POWER (797-6937) or visit our web page.
|Ever wondered how much energy that old freezer in the garage uses? Want to know the wattage coming from your entertainment system when it’s in standby mode? Stop by your local Roseville Public Library and check out our new Watts Your Energy Usage meter loan kit. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to measure the energy your appliances use.|
|Following the City’s recent drought declaration, Roseville Electric is suspending its Shade Tree Rebate program immediately. |
Because newly planted trees require extra irrigation for healthy root development, customers must use hundreds of extra gallons of water every month. To support our city’s mandate to customers to conserve, Roseville Electric, your community owned electric utility, has temporarily suspended the Shade Tree Rebate program effective immediately.
|Quest, a technology management company, announced plans to open a new 120,000 square foot data service delivery center in Roseville. The decision by Quest to expand to Roseville demonstrates the company's commitment to growing operations in California, and Roseville’s position as a premium location for data centers.|
|With a recent municipal code change adopted by the City Council, Roseville Electric is now allowing leased solar system projects and solar PPA agreements to be installed in the City of Roseville. See the Residential and Business Solar Energy Program webpages for additional information.|
|Like any business, your community-owned electric utility, is committed to financial stability. That means periodically Roseville Electric evaluates rates to ensure there is adequate funding to meet new requirements and maintain the high levels of service our customers expect.|
|Since 2007, the Roseville Energy Park has been using state-of-the-art combined cycle technology to generate approximately 40 percent of the power that Roseville residents and businesses need. Locally generated power has kept prices stable for our customers and enhanced the area’s distribution reliability.|
|As a community-owned utility, Roseville Electric is committed to providing outstanding service to our customers. Every other year, we conduct a telephone survey and this year’s data shows 94 percent of our customers are satisfied! To those of you who were contacted, we appreciate your participation as it helps us better respond to your needs.|
|Roseville Electric will invest up to $3 million this year into the local economy in energy efficiency rebates, programs and services. |