California’s electricity glut

California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

06/15/2017

The state's push forward on both fossil fuel and renewable plants has led to excess power — and energy that goes to waste. Read the story »

A runaway energy industry is costing California billions

A runaway energy industry is costing California billions

06/05/2017

The state has more than enough power. So why are we paying higher prices and building new plants? View the interactive graphic »

Californians are paying billions for power they don't need

Californians are paying billions for power they don't need

02/05/2017

We're using less electricity. Some power plants have even shut down. So why do state officials keep approving new ones? Read the story »

Regulators recommend that the state reject a Ventura County natural gas plant

Regulators recommend that the state reject a Ventura County natural gas plant

10/06/2017

A California Energy Commission committee is urging the state to reject a proposal to build a new natural gas plant in Ventura County.. Read the story »

State regulators accept a proposal for studying clean alternatives to an Oxnard natural gas plant

State regulators accept a proposal for studying clean alternatives to an Oxnard natural gas plant

06/12/2017

A California Energy Commission committee accepts the energy grid operator's proposal to study clean alternatives to a natural gas plant in Ventura County. Read the story »

A Central Valley power plant may close as the state pushes new building at customers' expense

A Central Valley power plant may close as the state pushes new building at customers' expense

06/10/2017

The La Paloma Generating Station is facing shutdown because California's grid manager says the power isn’t needed anymorepartly, due its location. Read the story »

California regulators weigh whether the state needs more power plants

California regulators weigh whether the state needs more power plants

06/06/2017

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has put on hold plans to renovate old natural gas plants while it studies clean-energy alternatives. Read the story »

Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

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