California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Bill gives PUC leeway to restructure utility rates

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to promote greater use of renewable energy in California while allowing for changes in how consumers pay for electricity. The Democratic governor said […]


Feds launch formal electricity trading probe

FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) – Federal regulators have intensified an investigation into JPMorgan Chase & Co. electricity trading in California. The California Independent System Operator, a Folsom-based agency that runs the state’s power grid and oversees […]


Wave power plan dead in the water

A plan to harness wave power alongside the nuclear power produced at San Onofre State Beach is all but dead in the water. According to the Los Angeles Times, federal regulators have pulled the plug […]



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