The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection took possession of Pacific Gas & Electric electrical equipment as part of the investigation of the Zogg Fire in Shasta County, PG&E said in an Oct. 9 filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The fire began on Sep… Read More

The Clean Power Alliance board of directors at its Oct. 1 meeting signed power contracts that will bring additional solar and new battery storage to the community choice aggregator's long-term renewables portfolio. Read More

Wholesale electricity market prices were highly competitive in the California Independent System Operator in the second quarter due to favorable market conditions, and lower electricity load and natural gas prices pushed down costs compared with the prior quarter, CAISO's market monitor said… Read More

Dry conditions during the state's 2020 water year translated into a dramatic cut in hydroelectric generation sent to the California Independent System Operator grid, according to recent reports. Read More

Record-breaking temperatures throughout the western U.S. and discrepancies between forecast and actual load, combined with severely limited electricity markets, led NV Energy on Aug. 18 and 19 to issue two energy conservation requests, the utility told regulators in an Oct. 5 filing. Read More