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CPUC Narrowly Approves Protections for Rooftop Solar Owners

On an unusual 3-2 vote, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to better protect struggling, elderly and non-English speaking ratepayers ripped off by unscrupulous solar installers.

The decision was written by Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves, who has fought to protect vulnerable ratepayers victimized by fraud, misrepresentation, and shoddy and incomplete work by solar rooftop […]

September 23, 2021|

LADWP Projects Transmission Costs Will Balloon in Regionalized Grid

As the California Independent System Operator works to create a regional western electricity market with a centrally-operated power transmission grid, one of the major issues is how the cost of new and existing transmission projects will be allocated to participating utilities and their customers. Some critics of grid regionalization worry that California will […]
October 27, 2016|

JUICE: Miasma at Aliso Canyon

One year ago, a well breach effectively closed down the SoCal Gas Aliso Canyon natural gas storage field in Los Angeles County, the biggest gas storage facility west of the Mississippi. More than 100,000 tons of methane went into the atmosphere and noxious odors forced […]

October 27, 2016|
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