How many households will a wind or solar project power? It depends on how you do the calculation.
Californians with two more major utilities as their power providers now have the option to opt out of smart meters if they so choose as the CPUC rules analog meters must be allowed as a choice.
San Diego Gas & Electric goes from getting 12 percent of its power from renewables in 2010 to nearly 21 percent in 2011, with most of it coming from wind.
California regulators approve San Diego Gas & Electric’s plan to purchase power from five concentrating photovoltaic power plants.
San Diego Gas and Electric contracts for new solar and geothermal-sourced energy, boosting its green power portfolio by 190 megawatts.
SDG&E has announced a 20-year contract that has the utility receiving up to 156 megawatts of power from Sempra Generation’s wind farm on the Baja peninsula.
Construction has begun on the 117 mile Sunrise Powerlink transmission line in California, which promises to bring lots of clean energy to San Diego residents.
San Diego Gas & Electric has gotten what looks to be final approval on a 120 mile transmission line project that will bring in clean energy from remote areas.
The California Public Utility Commission has released a lengthy plan to begin moving the state’s large utilities towards smart grid development to modernize an aging electrical infrastructure.
San Diego Gas & Electric, EcoTality and Nissan are all set to take part in a California study to determine what electricity rates should be used for drivers of electric cars.
California utility SDG&E plans to test drive two competing solar concentrator technology offerings as it looks to see if either could have potential on a utility scale to deliver renewable energy.