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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PG&E: Judge’s Proposal Could Cost Utility $150 Billion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:34:36 +0000

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) on Jan. 23 said a federal judge’s proposal that the utility mitigate fire danger in its service territory by trimming trees, along with inspecting and repairing thousands of miles of power lines, could cost the company as much as $150 billion this year. William Alsup, a judge in the U.S. […]

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