San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

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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 […]

09/23/2013

The San Onofre nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

Citations pending for San Onofre plant flaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The manufacturer of steam generators at California’s shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant and the utility that runs the facility will be cited by federal regulators for a flawed design. Southern […]

09/23/2013

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

Fuel removed from shuttered San Onofre reactor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Workers at the San Onofre nuclear power plant have finished removing highly radioactive fuel from its Unit 2 reactor, marking a milestone as the plant fades into early retirement. Southern California […]

07/24/2013

The San Onofre nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

CA power prices up 59 percent after nuke shutdown

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal number crunchers say the shutdown of the seaside San Onofre nuclear plant is partially to blame for a 59 percent increase in wholesale electricity prices for California during the first […]

07/24/2013

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 […]

07/18/2013

The San Onofre nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

San Diego mulls major hydroelectric project

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego’s regional water agency says it may build a major hydroelectric project after news that the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant is closing. The San Diego County Water […]

07/08/2013

The San Onofre nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

600 to get pink slips at San Onofre

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Operators of the San Onofre nuclear power plant are laying off 600 employees as the troubled facility begins to shut down for good. The Orange County Register says nonunion employees […]

06/27/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

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 […]

06/07/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

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 […]

05/13/2013

San Onofre nuclear power plant

Calif. reactors might be retired if restart nixed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Costs tied to the long-running shutdown of California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant have soared to $553 million, while the majority owner raised the possibility Tuesday of retiring the plant if it can’t get one reactor running later this year.

04/30/2013

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