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Public energy programs save customers money — at least in the beginning

Published: 
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

Southern California Edison customers looking to cure their power-bill pain might find some relief in Los Angeles County’s new government-run energy program — but the track records of similar public energy efforts show that the initial cost advantage doesn’t last.

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Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

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Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

Three state lawmakers on Tuesday urged regulators to reconsider a controversial natural gas project proposed for Ventura County, citing environmental concerns and questions about whether the state already has too many power plants.

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See the Real Cost of Your Gas Guzzler

Published: 
Wed, 10/05/2016 (All day)

Check the sticker price on an electric car or a plug-in hybrid on the market today, and you’re likely to find a bumped-up charge for zero- or low-emission models compared with internal combustion vehicles.

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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.

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