California

wildfire

PG&E supports wildfire crews with on-site base camp

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to respond to the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. PG&E crews are currently focused on supporting first...
energy auction

California signs deal for largest solar-plus-storage project

Recurrent Energy LLC has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power
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Southern California Edison admits infrastructure caused Liberty Fire

Southern California Edison has issued a statement in response to a press release issued by the Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with the...
fossil fuel

New bill could see California free of fossil fuels by 2045

Legislation has been cleared by the Californian Assembly that could see the region adopt ambitious clean energy goals, ending its reliance on fossil fuels by phasing out their use to generate electricity by 2045.
wildfire

California drops wildfire utility protection plan

California lawmakers have decided to abandon a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires.  There’s not enough...
RGE Sul

California’s power system to enter a decade of disruption

With California’s grid facing an era of rapid change as access to renewable energy grows, three new reports from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank...
wildfire

PG&E break company up to protect against fire liability?

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has hired Will, Gotshal & Manges LLP to export debt restructuring options. One of the options available to PG&E is...
battery storage

Two states drive surge in residential battery storage installations

Residential battery storage has surged in the US during the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Greentech Media and the...
PG&E wildfire

Gov. Brown’s proposal to ease wildfire liability labelled insufficient

Pacific Gas & Electric has reported a nearly $1 billion loss for Q2 of 2018 due to clean-up, repair and legal costs related to Northern California wildfires
DOE e-mobility

New deal to light Southern California for 25 years

Southern California Public Power Authority has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with independent power producer EDF Renewables North America for the provision of...

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