Climate Credit from State Program Will Lower Bills this Month. Electric Residential and Eligible Business Customers Will Receive $39.30 Bill Credit!

Climate Credit from State Program Will Lower Bills this Month.  Electric Residential and Eligible Business Customers Will Receive $39.30 Bill Credit!

Oakland, CA…More than 5 million Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) electric customers will automatically receive the California Climate Credit on their energy bill this month. The credit was created by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) as part of the state’s efforts to fight climate change. PG&E is pleased to administer the credit in a timely […]

The 41st Annual Forbes 400 Ranking Of The Richest Americans. Total Wealth Dropped for First Time Since Great Recession!

The 41st Annual Forbes 400 Ranking Of The Richest Americans.  Total Wealth Dropped for First Time Since Great Recession!

New York, NY…Elon Musk Tops The Forbes 400 Ranking For The First Time Ever.  The Total Wealth Of The Forbes 400 And The Minimum Fortune To Make The Cut Drop For The First Time Since The Great Recession.  Forbes today released its 41st annual Forbes 400 list, the definitive ranking of the wealthiest people in America. […]

Governor Newsom Signs Sweeping Climate Legislation, with Punitive Restrictions on Oil Industry & Bans Carbon Capture if Used to Increase Yield!

Governor Newsom Signs Sweeping Climate Legislation, with Punitive Restrictions on Oil Industry & Bans Carbon Capture if Used to Increase Yield!

Mare Island, CA…California enacted some of the nation’s most aggressive climate measures in history yesterday as Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping package of legislation to cut pollution, protect Californians from big polluters, and accelerate the state’s transition to clean energy. The Governor partnered with legislative leaders this session to advance groundbreaking measures to achieve carbon […]

California Coastal Commission Deems Application for Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Complete

California Coastal Commission Deems Application for Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Complete

Monterey, CA….The California Coastal Commission announced that California American Water completed its coastal development permit application for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, a multipronged effort to increase water supply to the Monterey Peninsula through desalination, aquifer storage and recovery and a groundwater replenishment project in the region. The application details plans for site development […]

Energy Emergency Alert 2 Declared to Protect Grid Reducing Energy use this Evening will be Key to Preventing Outages

Energy Emergency Alert 2 Declared to Protect Grid Reducing Energy use this Evening will be Key to Preventing Outages

Folsom, CA….The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) 2, effective today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The emergency alert has been declared to help the grid secure more supplies and urge market participants to lower demand on the system. The state and much of the West is enduring […]

As Heatwave Continues Across the State PG&E Urges Customers to Conserve

As Heatwave Continues Across the State PG&E Urges Customers to Conserve

San Francisco, CA…As excessive heat continues to bake California and the West, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to encourage customers to reduce demand on the grid. With temperatures for Tuesday forecast to be, once again, into triple digits, PG&E is prepared in all manner to respond to heat-related power outages, should they occur. […]

California Faces Worsening Grid Challenges on Monday and Tuesday

California Faces Worsening Grid Challenges on Monday and Tuesday

Folsom, CA…With historic heat bearing down on California for the next several days and energy demand approaching record levels, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) is stepping up its call for consumers to lower electricity use in the afternoons and evenings to avoid outages. “Starting tomorrow, this multi-day event is going to get much more […]

Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Siskiyou County as State Secures Federal Assistance to Support Mill Fire Response

Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Siskiyou County as State Secures Federal Assistance to Support Mill Fire Response

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a state of emergency for Siskiyou County to support the response to the rapidly-spreading Mill Fire, which has burned more than 900 acres since it began today amid dangerous fire weather.  The Governor also announced that California has secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

Flex Alert Issued for Saturday, September 3

Flex Alert Issued for Saturday, September 3

Folsom, CA…The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued another statewide Flex Alert, calling for voluntary electricity conservation for tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 3 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., due to increasing high heat, tightening energy supplies and more potential strain on the grid. A Flex Alert is also in effect today from 4 p.m. […]

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