The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Sept. 15 granted a limited waiver request submitted by the California Independent System Operator to install two 30-MW modular natural gas-fired generators in Yuba City to help the state meet demand on hot days this summer and fall.
A subsidiary of Germany-based Munich Re is acquiring a 50-percent interest in two of EDF Renewables North America's California solar projects, the companies said in a Sept. 14 news release. The interests are in the under-construction Maverick 6, a 131-MW DC solar system coupled with a 50-MW/… Read More
A few weeks before the fire started, I stood under a dead evergreen tree that leaned toward the power line in my backyard. The tree looked as if it was tired; as if it was ready to find its final resting place below at any moment. Still majestic, the evergreen stood quietly among dead and li… Read More