Alice Reynolds’ first meeting as the new president of the California Public Utilities Commission was dominated by three hours of clashing public response to the controversial proposed decision to both lower payments for electricity from solar rooftops sent to the grid and raise monthly charges. But this Net Energy Metering 3.0 proposal […]
California uses lots of electricity to push massive amounts of water from the Bay-Delta rivers to farms, homes and factories in Central and Southern California. A critical portion of that electricity is generated by hydropower at a state dam in Northern California. On really hot days, the Department of Water Resources defers this push […]
Three community energy providers have joined together to meet urgent clean energy requirements and are seeking bids for nearly 670 megawatts of fossil-free power that can be ready over the next two to four years.
The Jan. 7 request for proposals issued by Central Coast Community Energy, Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Sonoma Clean Power […]
State investigators concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric’s electric wires ignited last year’s massive Dixie Fire, which went on to burn almost one million acres. Over its 104 days, the fire killed one person and destroyed more than 1,300 homes and other structures. CalFire’s finding that the blaze “was caused by a tree contacting […]