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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton Sewer Authority explains easement requestswanted the public authority to convey the easements by the time the deal closed
Scranton Sewer Authority explains easement requests
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
wanted the public authority to convey the easements by the time the deal closed. The deal still myst be approved by the Public Utilities Commission. Solicitor Jeffrey Belardi explained it took four months to conduct title searches on 1,600... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good ideabehalf at the trial. Indeed, one of the issues that mobilized Claremont voters
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good idea
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 hours ago
behalf at the trial. Indeed, one of the issues that mobilized Claremont voters in favor of Measure W was a surcharge the Public Utilities Commission allowed the company to charge as water use declined. The result, as then-Mayor Joe Lyons told me... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Blackout Blackmail Exposed As Power Stays Onparent company, Sempra Energy. Meanwhile, the frequent questionable actions of
Blackout Blackmail Exposed As Power Stays On
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
parent company, Sempra Energy. Meanwhile, the frequent questionable actions of the April study’s other authors, the state Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission and the state Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources... Read more
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The Maui News
Panel to meet on renewable energyenergy in Hawaii, according to an announcement. Scheduled panelists include Lo
Panel to meet on renewable energy
The Maui News / Posted 14 hours ago
energy in Hawaii, according to an announcement. Scheduled panelists include Lorraine Akiba, a member of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission; David Bissell, president and chief executive officer of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative; Doug... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Submeter companies like newest bill bestThe Duffey plan says a submeter company can charge no more than the regulated p
Submeter companies like newest bill best
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
The Duffey plan says a submeter company can charge no more than the regulated prices of utilities, and directs the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to set rules. Duffey's bill was criticized by American Power & Light, a Westerville... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
City Planners trying to stay ahead of the wireless technology curvefeet long. He said there have been legal changes as well, by the Federal Commu
City Planners trying to stay ahead of the wireless technology curve
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
feet long. He said there have been legal changes as well, by the Federal Communications Commission and the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission, like the Pa. Wireless Broadband Co-location Act which promotes locating antennae on existing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senate passes crackdown on state Public Utilities Commission— A year after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed six bills aimed at increasing the transp
Senate passes crackdown on state Public Utilities Commission
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
— A year after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed six bills aimed at increasing the transparency and accountability of the California Public Utilities Commission, a suite of reforms is again on the governor’s desk, but this time it’s expected to earn his... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
California’s ‘most hazardous’ railroad crossing in Santa Fe Springs to get safety improvements“Elevating vehicles above the tracks will eliminate the danger and the delays c
California’s ‘most hazardous’ railroad crossing in Santa Fe Springs to get safety improvements
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
“Elevating vehicles above the tracks will eliminate the danger and the delays caused by passing trains.” The California Public Utilities Commission rated the intersection as the “most hazardous” railroad crossing in the state due its past... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Dark Money Drama Is Playing Out At The Arizona Corporation Commission Ahead Of PrimaryThis year’s race for Arizona’s public utilities commission might as well be cal
Dark Money Drama Is Playing Out At The Arizona Corporation Commission Ahead Of Primary
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
This year’s race for Arizona’s public utilities commission might as well be called the "dark money drama." Controversy has rocked the commission, much of it centered on the influence of outside actors like the state’s utilities and the rooftop solar... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Local restaurateur dies in train collision in West Chestercrash and the first fatality at a Butler County railroad crossing in 2016, acco
Local restaurateur dies in train collision in West Chester
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
crash and the first fatality at a Butler County railroad crossing in 2016, according to Matt Schilling, spokesman for the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s rail division. The last fatality at a railrad crossing in Butler County was in July... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua aldermen plan public meeting on Pennichuck water rate hikewater to roughly 27,600 customers – including those in Nashua, Merrimack, Amher
Nashua aldermen plan public meeting on Pennichuck water rate hike
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
water to roughly 27,600 customers – including those in Nashua, Merrimack, Amherst, Hollis and Milford – notified the state Public Utilities Commission on Aug. 17 that it will see a full rate increase of 19.5 percent. For the average customer, this... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Citizens Weigh In On Proposed Wind Farm36,000 acres, covering both Bon Homme and Charles Mix Counties. Before granting
Citizens Weigh In On Proposed Wind Farm
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 2 days ago
36,000 acres, covering both Bon Homme and Charles Mix Counties. Before granting the developer a permit, South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission let the community have a voice. It's a mostly quiet, rural area now, but this could be the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Saratoga: Residents voice concerns over high water billsprovides Saratoga's residents with drinking water--to promote conservation. The
Saratoga: Residents voice concerns over high water bills
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
provides Saratoga's residents with drinking water--to promote conservation. The surcharge was approved by the California Public Utilities Commission last summer and revised in July. The commission approved an 8.6 percent rate increase starting... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Bay Area News Group Editorial, Aug. 25, 2016: State utilities agency needs reform lawshas some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure tha
Bay Area News Group Editorial, Aug. 25, 2016: State utilities agency needs reform laws
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
has some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure that crucial reforms of the California Public Utilities Commission become law. For years, commissioners have too often placed the interests of PG&E and other... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Aldermen plan public meeting on water rate hikewater to roughly 27,600 customers - including those in Nashua, Merrimack, Amher
Aldermen plan public meeting on water rate hike
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
water to roughly 27,600 customers - including those in Nashua, Merrimack, Amherst, Hollis and Milford - notified the state Public Utilities Commission on Aug. 17 that it will see a full rate increase of 19.5 percent. For the average customer, this... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area News Group Editorial, Aug. 25, 2016: State utilities agency needs reform lawshas some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure tha
Bay Area News Group Editorial, Aug. 25, 2016: State utilities agency needs reform laws
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
has some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure that crucial reforms of the California Public Utilities Commission become law. For years, commissioners have too often placed the interests of PG&E and other... Read more
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The Maui News
Unused GEM money tempting target for lawmakers to raidAs stated in the Green Infrastructure Authority's quarterly report for the quar
Unused GEM money tempting target for lawmakers to raid
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
As stated in the Green Infrastructure Authority's quarterly report for the quarter ended June 30 (which can be found in Public Utilities Commission Docket 2014-0135): * The program has made 12 loans, all of them on residential photovoltaic... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSB 1156, for the good of California's underserved students. Aug. 23 San Jose
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
SB 1156, for the good of California's underserved students. Aug. 23 San Jose Mercury News on reforming the California Public Utilities Commission: The Legislature has some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure... Read more
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Orange County Register
Who will pay for utility's crimes?the last 65 years for pipeline maintenance, even if no one ever tracked how the
Who will pay for utility's crimes?
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
the last 65 years for pipeline maintenance, even if no one ever tracked how they spent it. What’s more, when the state Public Utilities Commission fined PG&E $1.6 billion last year for violating state and federal gas pipeline safety standards,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Deal or ripoff? Debate over Columbia Gas’ energy-audit programof innovative energy-efficiency and weatherization programs for its customers,”
Deal or ripoff? Debate over Columbia Gas’ energy-audit program
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
of innovative energy-efficiency and weatherization programs for its customers,” the utility said in its application to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. “Columbia seeks to continue this leadership” through this plan renewal. The program... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Threat of Southland energy shortage due to Aliso Canyon fades1 through March 31, according to a 61-page report released late Monday by the C
Threat of Southland energy shortage due to Aliso Canyon fades
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
1 through March 31, according to a 61-page report released late Monday by the California Energy Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Independent System Operator and the Los Angeles Department of Water and... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
805 Getting An Additional Area Codewere held this week to come up with the best plan to deal with the issue. The
805 Getting An Additional Area Code
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
were held this week to come up with the best plan to deal with the issue. The two relief methods the California Public Utilities Commission is choosing from are a overlay and a split. The split would let you keep your seven-digit phone... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine business owners fight Southern California Edison's electrical substationpermit, which must be reviewed by city staff and approved by the Planning Commi
Irvine business owners fight Southern California Edison's electrical substation
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
permit, which must be reviewed by city staff and approved by the Planning Commission. However, Edison said that California Public Utilities Commission rules preempt the city from imposing land use restraints on the project. In addition, state law... Read more
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The Mercury News
Editorial: Ethics, transparency bills can reform PUC (Mercury News)has some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure tha
Editorial: Ethics, transparency bills can reform PUC (Mercury News)
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
has some important work to do in the closing days of this session to ensure that crucial reforms of the California Public Utilities Commission become law. For years, commissioners have too often placed the interests of PG&E and other... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Large wind farm planned in South Dakotawind farm. The facility would include 100 wind turbines, along with related inf
Large wind farm planned in South Dakota
Finance and Commerce / Posted 3 days ago
wind farm. The facility would include 100 wind turbines, along with related infrastructure and equipment. The state Public Utilities Commission has scheduled a Wednesday hearing in Avon on the project. PUC Chairman Chris Nelson tells the... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy lawmeans a review by all 12 judges on the 8th Circuit bench. But such hearings are
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy law
Marshall Independent / Posted 3 days ago
means a review by all 12 judges on the 8th Circuit bench. But such hearings are hard to get accepted. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce said on Monday that the state has decided against an... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy lawmeans a review by all 12 judges on the 8th Circuit bench. But such hearings are
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy law
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
means a review by all 12 judges on the 8th Circuit bench. But such hearings are hard to get accepted. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce said on Monday that the state has decided against an... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Plan for new area code dials up concernsSTAR Joe Cocke, of North American Numbering Plan Administration, and regulatory
Plan for new area code dials up concerns
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
STAR Joe Cocke, of North American Numbering Plan Administration, and regulatory analyst Joanne Leung, of the California Public Utilities Commission, explain a plan to add a new area code to the 805. Plans to add a new area code to the 805 mean... Read more
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Business Wire
Thousands of Customers Could Benefit from Monthly Energy Discountscustomers will begin receiving the CARE program discount within their next bill
Thousands of Customers Could Benefit from Monthly Energy Discounts
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
customers will begin receiving the CARE program discount within their next billing cycle. Every year, the California Public Utilities Commission adjusts the maximum qualifying income levels for CARE to reflect changes in the federal poverty... Read more
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PollutionOnline
AES To Deploy 37.5 MW Of Advancion Energy Storage Arrays For SDG&Ehighlights the significant growth potential we see for our energy storage busin
AES To Deploy 37.5 MW Of Advancion Energy Storage Arrays For SDG&E
PollutionOnline / Posted 4 days ago
highlights the significant growth potential we see for our energy storage business.” With the support of the California Public Utilities Commission, SDG&E leveraged an ongoing competitive solicitation to seek energy storage projects on an... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
New Safety Questions About 'Topless' Hollywood Tour Vansadded that Rudy's Custom Tops is not one of the company's "approved [vehicle] u
New Safety Questions About 'Topless' Hollywood Tour Vans
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
added that Rudy's Custom Tops is not one of the company's "approved [vehicle] upfitters," or modifiers. The California Public Utilities Commission has regulatory and safety oversight over for-hire passenger carriers, which include the celebrity... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why smartphones alone won’t close the digital dividethe job of deploying broadband infrastructure in the state’s rural and remote a
Why smartphones alone won’t close the digital divide
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
the job of deploying broadband infrastructure in the state’s rural and remote areas. According to an April 2016 California Public Utilities Commission report, only 43 percent of rural households have access to reliable broadband service – likely... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lyft cancels car-pool feature amid report company has sought a buyerfor the company, an underdog to the ride-hailing juggernaut Uber. Uber hasn’t y
Lyft cancels car-pool feature amid report company has sought a buyer
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
for the company, an underdog to the ride-hailing juggernaut Uber. Uber hasn’t yet launched a commuter carpooling feature, but signaled earlier this year in emails to the California Public Utilities Commission that it was considering a similar servi... Read more
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The Mercury News
Thomas D. Elias: Politicians' talk of regulatory reform is just pious rhetoricStrong evidence shows several arms of California government are in urgent need
Thomas D. Elias: Politicians' talk of regulatory reform is just pious rhetoric
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
Strong evidence shows several arms of California government are in urgent need of major ethical fixes, beginning with the Public Utilities Commission, the Energy Commission and the Coastal Commission, to name just three powerful agencies. But even... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Northstate community trying to save hundreds of jobs with letter writing campaignexpensive than other forms of renewable power,” said Moreno. Moreno added that
Northstate community trying to save hundreds of jobs with letter writing campaign
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
expensive than other forms of renewable power,” said Moreno. Moreno added that PG&E must get approval from the California Public Utilities Commission on any agreement but that there are more options and other biomass generators across the state... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
San Bruno aftermath: PG&E fined $25 million for record-keeping violationsof the utility’s blunders that led to a fatal explosion in San Bruno and a fire
San Bruno aftermath: PG&E fined $25 million for record-keeping violations
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
of the utility’s blunders that led to a fatal explosion in San Bruno and a fire in Carmel. In a unanimous vote, the state Public Utilities Commission levied a fine on PG&E for the errors in keeping records related to its aging system of natural... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Inmate attacks 4 guards at San Diego prison& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
Inmate attacks 4 guards at San Diego prison
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
August 18th declared William and Ida Glover Day& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
August 18th declared William and Ida Glover Day
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
New technology to prevent hot car deaths& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
New technology to prevent hot car deaths
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Mother's new life started with single grain of sand& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
Mother's new life started with single grain of sand
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area transit system to subsidize Uber, Lyft ridesLyft drivers. Federal rules do not require drug testing of drivers for transpor
Bay Area transit system to subsidize Uber, Lyft rides
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Lyft drivers. Federal rules do not require drug testing of drivers for transportation network companies, and the California Public Utilities Commission does not require background checks or fingerprinting of car drivers in transportation networks,... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua water rates could rise 19.5%to increase rates by 19.5 percent. The average customer’s monthly bill would r
Nashua water rates could rise 19.5%
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
to increase rates by 19.5 percent. The average customer’s monthly bill would rise $9.77 to $59.91 if the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission approves the plan, company CEO and spokesman Larry Goodhue said Thursday. Pennichuck Water Works... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Former Uber driver accused of raping passenger will stand trial& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
Former Uber driver accused of raping passenger will stand trial
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SDG&E will build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
SDG&E will build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Groundbreaking on new Del Mar Mesa Park& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido
Groundbreaking on new Del Mar Mesa Park
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
& Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido were approved Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. San Diego Gas & Electric's plans to build energy storage facilities in El Cajon and Escondido... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Another Area Code Coming for the 805The 805 is getting new digits, as the California Public Utilities Commission ha
Another Area Code Coming for the 805
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The 805 is getting new digits, as the California Public Utilities Commission has begun a plan to introduce a second area code into the region over the next two years. The current code covers the southern portion of Monterey County down through Santa... Read more
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Business Wire
AES to Deploy 37.5 MW of Advancion® Energy Storage Arrays for SDG&Ehighlights the significant growth potential we see for our energy storage busin
AES to Deploy 37.5 MW of Advancion® Energy Storage Arrays for SDG&E
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
highlights the significant growth potential we see for our energy storage business.” With the support of the California Public Utilities Commission, SDG&E leveraged an ongoing competitive solicitation to seek energy storage projects on an... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
SDG&E's Independent Marketing District Wins Approvalagainst local cities' plans to create alternative energy programs called "commu
SDG&E's Independent Marketing District Wins Approval
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
against local cities' plans to create alternative energy programs called "community choice aggregation." The California Public Utilities Commission approved SDG&E and its parent company Sempra Energy's request to form the district on Thursday,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
New area code headed to 805; public hearing set for Mondaythe plan is being proposed by telecommunication industry representatives. It ha
New area code headed to 805; public hearing set for Monday
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
the plan is being proposed by telecommunication industry representatives. It has not yet been approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, which is holding public hearings in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo... Read more
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Silicon Valley
San Bruno aftermath: PG&E fined $25 million for record keeping violationsof the utility's blunders that led to a fatal explosion in San Bruno and a fire
San Bruno aftermath: PG&E fined $25 million for record keeping violations
Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
of the utility's blunders that led to a fatal explosion in San Bruno and a fire in Carmel. In a unanimous vote, the state Public Utilities Commission levied a fine on PG&E for the errors in keeping records related to its aging system of natural... Read more
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