HEA Local Control Ballots In The Mail

first_imgJanorschke: “Feel free to call our office and if you want direct your calls to myself or Bruce Shelley and we’d be more than happy to answer any questions our members have and it is reducing bureaucracy and reducing the upward pressure on rates and all of us would like that.” For HEA’s answers to commonly asked questions, click here. HEA General Manager Brad Janorschke says 15% of the utility’s 23,600 members must vote in order for the election to be considered valid. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Homer Electric Association members are being asked this month to vote on a proposal to deregulate the utility. The ballots are being sent out at the same time as bills are sent out each month and must be returned directly to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.center_img Janorschke has been hesitant to promise lower rates after deregulation, since energy rates are affected by a range of factors, from the price of natural gas to the average daily temperature. Janorschke: “The way I’ve been phrasing it so I don’t get in trouble with folks is that I can assure you that the operating costs that we incur internally as a result of being regulated will certainly go down significantly.”last_img read more

Bright Addae in 4-year contract with Parma

first_imgMember of the Black Satellites U-20 World Cup winning squad, Bright Addae, has agreed a 4-year contract with Italian club, Parma for an undisclosed fee.Addae, who plays for GLO Premier League Wa All Stars, landed the contract after he impressed during his trial stint with Parma last month.Aged 17, the player cannot join the club until after the 2010 World Cup when he turns 18 which is necessitated by a FIFA directive which prevents footballers younger than 18 to be transferred to Europe.Addae was an extra time substitute for the Ghana in their recent historic win of the U-20 World Cup against Brazil in Cairo.Story by Dennis Mirpuri/Joy Sports/Ghanalast_img read more