Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison face lawsuits from groups of cities alleging they diverted hundreds of millions of dollars of greenhouse gas credits to illegally lower the amount of municipal utility tax revenue owed. San Diego Gas & Electric could be next. But the suits, filed by more than 50 cities, […]
Ben Tansey2021-11-12T07:53:16-08:00November 10, 2021|
Keeping the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant running 10 years past the expiration of its federal operating licenses would save an estimated $2.6 billion in power system costs and avoid a 10% rise in carbon dioxide emissions from gas-fired plants compared to 2017 levels, according to a report by Stanford University and the […]
The plan to swap out the polluting Oakland Energy Center with battery storage this coming January has been delayed because of interconnection issues. It is a serious problem that is not limited to this plan to replace polluting energy with cleaner alternatives. Last week, California Public Utilities Commission member Martha Guzman Aceves pointed to […]
House democrats brought the CEOs of four major oil companies before the Committee on Oversight and Reform Thursday for a grilling that several lawmakers openly hoped would have the historic significance of the 1994 hearing where cigarette executives denied that tobacco was addictive.
But the hearing lacked that kind of revelatory moment.
Businesses have installed diesel generators across California at such a clip that they now amount to 15% of the total electrical capacity, undermining California’s greenhouse gas reduction targets and harming public health, according to new research from the consulting group M.Cubed.