One option to support grid reliability in the coming years is expanding natural gas-fired power plant capacity, while a portion of the state's planned battery energy storage buildout could be deferred to reduce costs, a report from California Public Utilities Commission staff said this month.
Edward Randolph is stepping down as deputy executive director of energy and climate policy at the California Public Utilities Commission, CPUC Public Information Officer Christopher Chow told California Energy Markets in an Oct. 20 phone interview. Randolph joined the CPUC in 2009 and has ov… Read More
The goal of California's new law banning the sale of small, gasoline-powered off-road engines in the Golden State beginning in 2024 is obvious—cleaner air. But the law's significantly disproportionate impact on rural residents and the lawn and garden trade is also obvious. Read More
We are excited to announce a new podcasting collaboration between NewsData, our parent company Pioneer Utility Resources and Clatskanie People's Utility District in Oregon. Read More
With Aliso Canyon natural gas storage at capacity and the Honor Rancho storage facility shut in for maintenance, Southern California Gas Co.'s ability to use storage injections for system balancing is limited, with supply excesses expected into the week of Oct. 25. Read More