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Average weekday demand for electricity in California declined by more than 4 percent in late March and 9 percent in April compared with the same time last year, the California Energy Commission said in a new "Energy Insights" report. Residential energy usage by customers of the three investo… Read More

Natural gas prices at the benchmark Henry Hub reached a low of $1.38/MMBtu June 16, the lowest price since December 1998 "in nominal terms," according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Read More

In the latest episode of NewsData's Energy West podcast, California Energy Markets Editor Jason Fordney and Clearing Up Associate Editor Dan Catchpole discuss expanding the Southwest Power Pool’s regional transmission organization into the West, California’s ambitious plan to install 250,000 EV chargers, the reliability of hydropower in the West during droughts, and more.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on June 15 launched the Protect Our Neighbors phase of his administration's response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Communities that qualify to participate in this phase must have low virus transmission levels and be able to demonstrate strong public health syste… Read More