Energy and Climate Journalism:
The California Public Utilities Commission on Nov. 7 recommended that five once-through-cooling natural gas power plants remain on line for up to three years beyond their planned retirement date of Dec. 31, 2020. The commission also approved delaying by up to 2.5 years the start dates of three solar and two battery storage contracts signed by Pacific Gas & Electric, and directed that 3,300 MW of new resources be procured to meet reliability needs.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali on Nov. 4 approved Pacific Gas & Electric’s request to delay two large contracts for renewable-energy projects in order to “benefit the utility’s estate.”
What’s worse than waking up at 4 am every morning? Waking up at 4 am every morning and watching someone soak your bed with cold water. Unfortunately, if you’re homeless and you sleep on Market Street, this recurring nightmare is your reality.
Nine states. Nine stories. One struggle. Stories from those who work inside America’s restaurant industry. (Mini-documentary series)