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There's A Civil War Being Fought On Your Rooftop

Carl Pope | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Utilities don't mind that solar is renewable, zero carbon, and enjoys free fuel -- as long as they own it. But solar is also modular and decentralized, which they hate. They don't want to compete with their own customers.

Jerry Brown Cruises (and Makes an Adjustment) As Kashkari Flails Strangely

William Bradley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.

Expanding on the California Climate Credit

Mike Sandler | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Mike Sandler

California's climate change program lowered millions of households utility bills last April, but very few people noticed. And it is about to happen again with the return of the semi-annual "California Climate Credit" applied to October bills.

Good News About Your Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

No, that $35 credit on your electric bill wasn't an April Fool's joke. Starting yesterday, millions of California residents and businesses are finally...

Is Your Nest Egg Radioactive?

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

For investors, it's always a good idea to get out of the old and into the new. You wouldn't want to be invested in the horse and buggy when cars were invented, and you don't want to be left holding a bag of uranium when everyone else is solar gazing.

The Arab Oil Embargo, Sandy, and Adapting to New Realities

Clint Wilder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Clint Wilder

This month marks the anniversaries of two notable events, decades apart yet related in terms of historical impact, awareness of vulnerability, and challenge to business as usual: the Arab oil embargo 40 years ago and Superstorm Sandy, which hit the Northeast on Oct. 29 last year.

Solar Panels Empower Low-Income Latino Communities: The Utilities Try to Spoil the Fiesta

Javier Sierra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Javier Sierra

When it comes to the sun, for Rosa Mayorga and her family, everything that glitters is indeed gold.

Mitsubishi Under Fire For Nuke Plant Malfunction

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that event...

Water-energy-air Nexus

Garry Brown | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Garry Brown

Orange County Coastkeeper's focus is water. We educate, advocate, and research in areas surrounding water quality, water supply, and water conservatio...

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

A Win For Local Environmentalists

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.13.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofr...

Upkeep Cost: $553 Million

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 06.30.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Costs tied to the long-running shutdown of California's San Onofre nuclear power plant have soared to $553 million, while the majo...

Woman Who Was Electrocuted In Shower Gets SHOCKING News

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.21.2013 | Weird News

A Los Angeles County jury awarded one woman $4 million on Monday after stray electricity from a next-door substation repeatedly shocked her in the sho...

San Onofre Gets A Spanking

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Federal regulators have slapped the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California with a violation for a lapse in plant securit...

$48,000,000 In Repairs. Worth It?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The tab for the long-running crisis at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California has hit at least $165 million, and it woul...

San Onofre: We Can't Ignore the Warning Signs

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Erich Pica

San Onofre's reactors have already released radioactive steam and are literally shaking themselves apart. Instead of keeping the reactors shut down, Southern Edison is rushing to restart the reactors and running them as hard as possible.

'There Is No Timeline On Nuclear Safety'

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.13.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A $670 million overhaul at California's San Onofre nuclear plant was expressly intended to avoid the types of ailments that have s...

More Wear & Tear For Ailing Power Plant

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 06.12.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The operator of an idled nuclear plant on the California coast announced Thursday that more unusual wear has been found on tubing ...

Wind Storm Wreaks Havoc On The Southland

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Southern California wind continues to prove more powerful than the area's power lines. Throughout the weekend storm of wind, rain and, in some areas, ...

So Cal Edison Sends Thousands Of Apology Letters

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 02.19.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California Edison is reaching out to hundreds of thousands of customers who were left without electricity – some for as ...

So Cal Edison On The Defensive After Botched Emergency Alert

AP | By NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Nuclear watchdog and environmental groups have criticized Southern California Edison for how long it took to notify the media and publi...

Ammonia Leak At California Nuclear Plant Prompts Alert

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 01.01.2012 | Los Angeles

IRVINE, Calif. — A non-radioactive ammonia leak at a Southern California nuclear plant prompted an emergency alert and precautionary evacuation ...

Senate Approves Obama's Nominee For Commerce Department

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to approve President Barack Obama's nomination of former utility executive John Bryson to head the Commerce De...

Navajo Nation Settles Allegations Against Coal Company

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has settled its allegations that a coal mining company conspired with others to cheat the tribe out of hundreds ...