Utility Companies

A group of people tour the solar panels on the top of the Moscone Center on June 4, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The panels can produce up to 675 kilowatts of power and can provide 20-30% of the power for any convention at the center and is said to be one of the largest city owned solar power systems in the United States. San Francisco is the host to the World Environment Day 2005 conference where over 60 mayors from the world's largest and most environmentally significant cities, including London, Zurich, Buenos Aires, Jakarta, Delhi, Kabul, and Manila convened in San Francisco for the United Nation's World Environment Day conference June 1-5 to adopt historic accords on sustainable urban living. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Shared, Community Solar Energy Model Spreads Into California

A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.

03/07/2015

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Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert Through Tuesday, Urges Reduced Electricity Use

The 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.

07/01/2013

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Phil Matier: Utility Companies Cashing In On California’s Renewable Energy Law

The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says utility companies might reap the rewards of the state’s renewable energy law and consumer’s may see higher bills.

11/24/2011