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News Roundup: SoCalGas Ends Lawsuit Alleging Energy Commission Was ‘Anti-Gas’

SoCalGas settled a lawsuit it filed last year against the California Energy Commission that claimed some of its work to address the climate crisis was illegal. It specifically challenged efforts to advance clean energy under state law and reduce the use of natural gas, including with increased electrification of buildings. The agreement was reached […]

September 9, 2021|

LA Plans to Fully Decarbonize Electricity in 13 Years

Two weeks after the release of the dire International Panel on Climate Change report, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously for the city to be 100% renewably-powered by 2035. “A livable city and planet makes everything we do possible,” Council Member Mitch O’Farrell said. He told the council Sept. 1  that the city’s Energy, Environmental Justice and Climate Commission recently concluded that a conversion to “a carbon neutral LA by 2035 with minimal impacts on ratepayers” was achievable.

September 6, 2021|

Edison International Earnings Level, SCE’s Drop

Quarterly earnings for Edison International were on par with those of the previous year, at $318 million. Per share earnings were down, at 94 cents per share compared to the second quarter of 2020 at $1/share. That is largely because utility Southern California Edison’s earnings fell to $359 million compared to $381 […]

August 3, 2021|
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