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News Articles Featuring POC

A Virtual Solar Power Plant for L.A.? ‘It Will Happen’

The New York Times April 5, 2019 By Jill Cowan How Californians get power has been in the news a lot lately, between Pacific Gas & Electric’s woes and Mayor Eric Garcetti’s recent announcement that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power would phase out...

PUC AGAIN TRIES TO HELP UTILITIES FIGHT THEIR FEAR

Enterprise-Record January 8, 2019 By: Thomas Elias Until damages and liabilities from wildfires rose from mere hundreds of millions into the multi-billion-dollar range over the past 18 months, California’s big private utilities had no greater fear than the steady...

POC Blog and Press Releases

PUC DENIES ILL-CONCEIVED SAN DIEGO PIPELINE PROPOSAL!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco, CA June 21, 2018 Taking an important step in the right direction towards weaning California off its fossil fuel addiction, the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted unanimously today to deny an application by utility...

POC Is Hiring!

POC is hiring a Staff Attorney with state date as soon as possible.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Staff Attorney Job Description POC is seeking an experienced attorney that can step into our full docket before the CA...

Encina Power Plant Likely to be Kept Running

The Protect Our Communities Foundation has fought development of a new gas power plant on the beach in Carlsbad, CA for years.  We argued before the Public Utilities Commission and the Court of Appeals that no new plant is needed, and certainly not a fossil fuel plant...

POC in the News

San Diego Union Tribune, Encina Power Station may stay online through 2018 (March 23, 2017) San Diego Union Tribune, Tule wind project expansion clears legal hurdle (March 8, 2017) San Diego Reader, SDG&E takes another shot at picking your pocket (November 23,...