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Redondo Beach Power Plant Set to Remain Online through 2023

The controversial Redondo Beach natural gas-fired power plant that has been slated for closure two times because it pulls in ocean water then discharges hot water back into the sea will likely get yet another lease on life. Next month state water regulators are expected to approve keeping three of its generators with 834 […]

September 20, 2021|

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The Sacramento Municipal Utilities District approves lower payments for distributed solar matched with storage incentives. Will other regulators grappling with high utility solar payments follow suit?

San Diego Gas & Electric will pay almost $60 million to settle a case on the misuse of ratepayer dollars meant to increase the use of efficient […]

September 16, 2021|

Suit Seeks to Void PG&E $11B Ratepayer Bond

The Utility Reform Network is legally challenging regulators’ approval of Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to issue $7.5 billion in ratepayer-backed bonds, plus $4 billion in interest and charges over 30 years, intended to cover part of the utility’s wildfire liability.

The California Public Utilities Commission has put “captive ratepayers at risk of paying for […]

September 14, 2021|
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