Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, June 23, and here’s what’s happening across California:
The solar power glut
California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it. With no single entity in charge of the energy policy in California, there is an ever-increasing glut of power that is proving costly for electricity users. Rates have risen faster here than in the rest of the...