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UTILITIES COMMISSION REJECTS SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC’S PIPELINE

San Diego Free Press June 25, 2018 By: Colleen Cochran The California Public Utilities Commission placed the welfare of San Diego County citizens and wildlife ahead of San Diego Gas & Electric’s profits on June 21st. The five-member commission voted unanimously to...

WILL CALIFORNIA’S EV INVESTMENTS END UP BURNING RATEPAYERS?

The San Diego Union-Tribune June 19, 2018 by Rob Nikolewski   According to one Stanford researcher, the state’s push toward electric vehicles is admirable, but questions remain for utility customers. (TNS) — As the director of the Climate and Energy Policy...

SDG&E WILL FIND IT HARD TO PUT THE BRAKES ON GAS

Voice of San Diego May 15, 2018 By: Ry Rivard San Diego politicians want to switch to renewable energy within the next 20 years. The power company has offered to help, but it’s already locked into long-term contracts to buy gas well into the future, and is about to...

CALIFORNIA’S BIG ENERGY UTILITIES FACE LOCAL REBELLION

KQED May 3, 2018 By: Amel Ahmed Disruption in the electricity market is afoot as more California neighborhoods move away from big companies to locally owned power providers. This model, known as Community Choice Aggregation, appeals to customers interested in cleaner,...

POC Blog and Press Releases

Californians are paying billions for power they don’t need

POC Board Members Loretta Lynch and Bill Powers contributed to LA Times' excellent  investigative reporting covering California state government efforts to massively overprocure energy resources at the peril of our environment, climate, and utility ratepayers. Colusa...

POC Still Fighting the Tule Wind Farms – Hearing February 16, 2017

WHAT:             Argument before the Southern District of California on the approval of the Tule Wind Farm, open to the public WHEN:             Thursday, February 16 at 1:30pm WHERE:           Courtroom 4A, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

CA State Lands Commission: Do Not Approve Eagle Killing Tule Wind Farm!

The CA State Lands Commission will vote  Thursday, October 13, 1 pm at the Sheraton San Diego on a 40 years lease for the construction and operation of industrial wind turbines on a school lands parcel it administers in the McCain Valley, east of San Diego.  This...