PG&E, Tesla Team on Milestone Battery Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:55:55 +0000

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A new battery energy storage system (BESS) at an electric substation in California is expected to be one of the world’s largest utility-owned, lithium-ion storage systems when it begins operating next year. The 182.5-MW BESS is being built by Tesla and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) at the utility’s substation in Moss Landing in Monterey […]

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PG&E, Tesla Team on Milestone Battery Storage System

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:55:55 +0000

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A new battery energy storage system (BESS) at an electric substation in California is expected to be one of the world’s largest utility-owned, lithium-ion storage systems when it begins operating next year. The 182.5-MW BESS is being built by Tesla and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) at the utility’s substation in Moss Landing in Monterey […]

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PG&E Pleads Guilty in 84 Wildfire Deaths

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:39:24 +0000

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Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has pleaded guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter for its role in a 2018 wildfire considered the most devastating in California history. The Camp Fire, which began when a transmission line broke from an aged PG&E tower, destroyed the town of Paradise. The utility on Tuesday acknowledged its negligence […]

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Officials Levy $1.9 Billion Penalty For PG&E

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 08 May 2020 00:12:51 +0000

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California officials on May 7 approved a $1.9-billion penalty against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for the company’s role in a series of wildfires that left more than 100 people dead and caused billions of dollars in damage in 2017 and 2018. The damage claims led PG&E to file for bankruptcy in January 2019. PG&E, […]

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Electric Trucks, Buses, & Fast Chargers Need Innovative Electricity Rates From Utilities

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:05:21 +0000

Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot — or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station — should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. Fortunately, a newly-released report explains how utilities can remedy that mismatch by offering rates designed for commercial EV charging

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Building Electrification: Opportunities For Job Training While Sheltering In Place

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 04:13:20 +0000

Over the past several weeks, in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus, millions of Americans have been ordered to stay at home. Businesses across the United States have shut their doors, forcing more than 30 million Americans to file for unemployment benefits while they wait to get to the other side of this crisis

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PG&E Pleads Guilty to 84 Involuntary Manslaughter Counts in 2018 Fire

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:50:18 +0000

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Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully causing a fire after it was blamed for the 2018 Camp Fire in Northern California, the deadliest wildfire in state history. The utility reached the agreement with the Butte County District Attorney’s office on March […]

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Big Oil Faces A Formidable Foe In Fight Against Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:52:08 +0000

Electric utilities are keen on electric vehicles these days — they see them as a future revenue source. Utilities from California to Florida to Michigan are sponsoring the installation of public charging stations, and some are offering rebates to customers for installing home chargers. To date, at least 50 utilities in 25 states have launched or proposed programs to encourage the buildout of charging infrastructure

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How Nuclear Hybrids Could Redefine the Industry’s Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

The world’s nuclear sector is struggling to stay economically afloat amid a deluge of renewables and natural gas power, and reinvigorating it will require operational flexibility from new or existing

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California utility proactively cuts power because of weather

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 03:40:47 +0000

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather

SAN FRANCISCO – Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on Saturday to guard against wildfires as the weather turned very windy, dry and hot.

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