It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for two natural gas-fired power plants in Yuba City, a working-class city with about 65,000 residents in the northern Central Valley. Read More

The first of October marked the beginning of a new water year that is kicking off with "significantly more water in storage" than in the prior water year, according to the California Department of Water Resources. Read More

Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison raised sharp objections to a proposal that would establish a central procurement entity to handle the state's resource-adequacy requirements, saying in Sept. 30 filings to the California Public Utilities Commission that the plan is un… Read More

The California Independent System Operator is due to begin Phase 2 of its reliability coordinator services across a larger portion of the West on Nov. 1, having begun providing the service on July 1 (see CEM No. 1546). Read More

James Danly, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's general counsel for the last two years, is President Donald Trump's choice to fill a FERC vacancy, the White House said Sept. 30. Read More