San Diego Gas & Electric

This June 2013 photo provided by the University of North Florida Office of Research shows a drone at the Blue J area in northwestern New Mexico. (AP Photo/Cynthia Hotujec-Kantner)

San Diego utility wins FAA OK to test drones

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Gas & Electric says it will begin testing drone aircraft to help patrol for outages and wildfires in remote areas. SDG&E announced Friday that it’s become the first utility in the nation […]


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CA utilities may be denied recouping power costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The state Public Utilities Commission is considering a proposal that two major California utilities not be allowed to increase customers’ bills to recover money they had to spend purchasing power from […]


Surfers pass in front of the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Onofre, Calif. on June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Mitsubishi blamed in San Onofre nuclear plant closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Edison took an initial legal step Thursday to try to collect millions, or possibly billions, of dollars in damages from the company that built defective equipment that pushed the […]


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Edison will close San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast is closing after an epic 16-month battle over whether the twin reactors could be safely restarted with millions of people […]


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Environmentalists praise fed ruling on San Onofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds […]


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Calif. consumers may see rebate from energy crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California electricity consumers could see $1.6 billion in refunds from energy wholesalers that profited from the state’s energy crisis more than a dozen years ago, if a judge’s recommendation holds up under review.


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Edison disputes San Onofre safety claim

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast sharply denied Thursday that it was aware of equipment problems linked to a 2012 tube break that released a trace of radiation.



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