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DEVELOPER, GOV’T URGE 9TH CIRC. TO NIX WIND FARM SUIT

By: Michael Phillips Law360, New York (January 29, 2018, 3:09 PM EST) -- A unit of Avangrid Renewables LLC, the Ewiaapaayp band of Kuweyaay Indians and the federal government told the Ninth Circuit on Friday that a lower court was right when it tossed claims that the...

Tule Wind Farm Now Producing Electricity

San Diego Union Tribune January 25, 2018 By: Rob Nikolewski After 13 years of bureaucratic and legal battles, the Tule Wind Farm in a rugged area of San Diego’s East County is now producing electricity. The project’s 57 wind turbines loom over the landscape along...

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...

TWO UTILITIES JOIN SDG&E PUSH FOR CONSUMERS TO PAY FIRE COSTS

San Diego Union Tribune November 1, 2017 By: Rob Nikolewski San Diego Gas & Electric has argued it should be able to charge ratepayers $379 million in costs it incurred following the deadly 2007 wildfires that blazed through Ramona and other parts of San Diego...

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...

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