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CPUC Okays Expensive New SCE Battery Project

Investor-owned utilities in California have lobbied hard to reduce payments to people who feed their excess rooftop solar power back into the grid, arguing the compensation costs ratepayers too much. At the same time, Southern California Edison has pushed for permission to recover from customers $1.23 billion for 537 MW of new battery storage. […]

December 16, 2021|

Future Brightens for the Salton Sea’s Lithium Valley 

Prospects are the brightest they’ve been since the beginning of a years-long effort to create a domestic supply of lithium from the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea. Imperial Valley lithium has the advantage of being extracted from the brine processed by the geothermal plants on the Sea’s southern shore, which will also power the technology. […]

September 30, 2021|
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