A just released water policy report finds consumers paid dearly during California’s most recent drought in the form of higher energy prices, and environmental strain.
Close to 2 megawatts of solar were installed in Santa Clara last year, which is enough to power more than 2,000 homes.
Power was restored for more than 770 customers who were without service Monday afternoon in San Jose, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.
Intel Corp. said Wednesday that it has redesigned the electronic switches on its chips so that computers can keep getting cheaper and more powerful.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring California utilities to get one-third of their power from renewable sources, giving the state the most aggressive alternative energy mandate in the U.S.
Power has been restored to Yosemite National Park after a nearly week-long storm-related outage.
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed more members to the bodies that oversee California’s utilities and energy.
An outage knocked out power to thousands of PG&E customers in Half Moon Bay and Hollister Saturday evening.
Michael Taylor was shocked when he opened his July PG&E bill. It said he owed the utility company $880. Taylor said his bill is normally about $300 a month.