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The movement to keep the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant operating beyond its scheduled 2025 shutdown gained ground Aug. 11 when Gov. Gavin Newsom sent the Legislature draft bill language that would keep the plant running until 2035. The language cites supply chain disruptions and tariff d… 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.

A strong late-spring runoff and high wholesale electricity prices during the third quarter helped push the Bonneville Power Administration's end-of-year revenue forecast to $836 million, blowing away the rate-case revenue forecast of $178 million, BPA announced Aug. 11 during its quarterly b… Read More

The House on Aug. 12 passed and sent to President Joe Biden the Inflation Reduction Act, sweeping legislation that includes nearly $370 billion over 10 years for energy and climate tax-incentive and spending measures. Read More