Blown San Ramon Power Transformer Causes BlackoutA blown transformer shut down a major thoroughfare in San Ramon and knocked out power to tens of thousands of people Thursday morning, according to police.
California To Study Powering The Grid With GridlockCalifornia wants to find out if piezoelectric crystals could be used to produce electricity from the energy created by vehicles driving on roads.
Google Kites Could Be Power Source Of The Future It’s loud. It’s big. And it's supposed to be a kite. A kite that makes electricity.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
Thousands Of Residents In The Dark In SF's Inner SunsetPower was out for 3,360 PG&E customers in San Francisco living along the southern edge of Golden Gate Park and in the Inner Sunset neighborhood.
Regulators Pass Higher Electricity Rates For Most California ResidentsMost residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators.
Sweltering Bay Area Heat Putting Strain On Power Grid; Residents Urged To Conserve EnergyCalifornia power grid operators are calling for another "flex alert" Wednesday, urging residents to conserve power as temperatures peek into triple digits for a second day.
Tesla Stock Getting Juiced Over Home BatteriesTesla's home batteries could offset hurdles in its car business
Tesla Stock Hits High Point Of 2015 Ahead Of New Product Announcementesla's stock is charged-up on a potential home battery
Tesla's Mystery Product May Be Battery Power For Your HomeTesla shares are getting a charge from a Bloomberg report that the company will unveil a home battery and a large-scale utility battery, at an event at its Hawthorne design studio next week.
California Officials Proposing Higher Electricity Rates For Households That Consume LessCalifornia households that use the least electricity would start paying more for it, under a proposal put before state utility regulators on Tuesday intended to bring the prices charged for electricity more in line with its actual costs.
PG&E Restores Power To Over 30K Customers In 8 San Francisco NeighborhoodsPG&E crews have restored power to all the more than 30,000 customers in San Francisco affected by an outage that started late Sunday, PG&E officials said.

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