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 Hits High Point Of 2015 Ahead Of New Product Announcementesla's stock is charged-up on a potential home battery
2 Out Of 5 In Bay Area Ditch Landlines, 70% Want More Wireless Towers With a majority of Bay Area residents relying on smartphones, a new poll found widespread support for upgraded communications networks. The survey also found a majority in favor of improving the area’s aging energy infrastructure.
Drought Could Drain California's Hydro Power SuppliesCalifornia's record-setting drought isn’t just worrying water agencies around the state, power utilities that use hydroelectric plants are also concerned.
Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert Through Tuesday, Urges Reduced Electricity UseThe California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for Northern California for Monday and Tuesday, and is asking consumers to reduce their energy use because of anticipated high demand.
Weakness In Electricity Trading Exposed; State Agency $73M ShortCalifornia officials say a big electricity trader has apparently figured out a way to exploit vulnerabilities in the state’s $8 billion-a-year electricity market, just as Enron Corp. did a decade ago.