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SDG&E restores power to almost all customers

SAN DIEGO — Utility crews restored electrical service to about 16,000 homes and businesses that were in the dark early Monday as a result of a powerful El Nino-driven storm. 170 more words

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Facing a Big Decision? Math is Your Friend.

How do you make the big financial decisions in life?

Many people, if not most, can make these decisions by trusting their gut.

If that’s you, well, I envy you. 1,002 more words

Alternative Energy

Is Net Energy Metering a Subsidy for the Rich?

Benjamin Zycher at Forbes thinks so.

So what’s the problem? First, the credit paid in California for the excess solar power is far higher than the cost of alternative electricity sources, usually from utilities or from the spot power market.

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San Diego

Going Solar, Part II

Another factor pushing me toward solar was net metering.

Net metering is a billing system that credits solar homes for the electricity they produce. If the solar system was properly designed the inflows and outflows will balance. 358 more words

San Diego

Going Solar, Part I

My wife had been urging us to go solar for years.

She saw it as a way to send a message to our community and ourselves that we care about the environment and the future of our planet. 266 more words

San Diego

Power restored to most Chula Vista residences

CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Electricity was restored to nearly 4,500 Chula Vista homes and businesses following a power outage Wednesday morning, but some San Diego-area utility customers affected by a second outage are expected to remain in the dark until this afternoon. 126 more words

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California ballot initiative would eliminate investor-owned utilities, establish statewide public utility

From Utility Dive
Herman K. Trabish
November 3, 2015

Dive Brief:

  • The California Secretary of State last week approved a ballot proposal for signature gathering that would replace the state’s three investor-owned utilities with a single, statewide public power district, City News Service reports.
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