California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) investigation into the San Onofre outage of 2012-2013,

PROPOSED DECISION IN CPUC INVESTIGATION OF SAN ONOFRE OUTAGE: GOOD & BAD NEWS FOR RATEPAYERS

(San Diego) Agreeing with the position taken by the Coalition to Decommission San Onofre (CDSO) and other public interest advocates in the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) investigation into the San Onofre outage of 2012-2013, the assigned Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) have published a Proposed Decision in Phase 1 of the investigation, dealing with 2012 More Info »

Image Credit: An aerial view of the San Onofre Generating Station – Jelson25, courtesy Wikipedia Commons

RATEPAYER’ MESSAGE TO SCE & SDG&E ON SAN ONOFRE: YOU BREAK IT, YOU BUY IT!

Ratepayers’ Message to SCE & SDG&E on San Onofre: YOU BREAK IT, YOU BUY IT! WHAT: CA PUC’s 1st Public Hearing in San Diego on San Onofre Costs WHEN: TUESDAY, October 1, 2013             1p – CDSO Press Conference outside building entry             2-5p and 6:30-9:30p – CA PUC Public Hearing (NOTE: TWO SESSIONS)     More Info »

California's Nukes better subsidized than solar

CALIFORNIA’S NUCLEAR PLANTS GET MORE SUBSIDIES THAN SOLAR

Since the U.S. first started subsidizing nuclear power in 1963, it has received more support in California on an annual basis than solar power has. Now, as California Edison plans to retire the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, ratepayers have already paid $3.5 billion of the estimated $4.1 billion cleanup costs. Meanwhile, since the modern era of More Info »

The Diablo Canyon Power Plant and hills, north of Avila Beach (former Port San Luis), in San Luis Obispo County, California - Mike Baird from Morro Bay, photo, courtesy Wikipedia

FLEX ALERT IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA; NUCLEAR REACTOR OFFLINE

Editors Note: Two items came in regardig the Flex Alert in Northern California: FLEX ALERT : Northern California – ONLY – Flex Alert issued by California ISO as heat wave intensifies With hot temperatures bearing down on Northern California and with a major generation unit off line, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) is issuing a More Info »

(photo credit: San Onofre, awnisALAN, courtesy Wikipedia Commons)

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Being Retired.

(Image above: San Onofre, awnisALAN, courtesy Wikipedia Commons) After 16 months of fighting, Southern California Edison has announced it plans to permanently retire Units 2 and 3 of its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). “SONGS has served this region for over 40 years,” said Ted Craver, Chairman and CEO of Edison International, parent company of SCE, “but we More Info »