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  • California 's grid operator says Southern California should have enough power if ... that demand for power will be at least two percent higher than it was in 2012, due to the state's slowly recovering economy. And ... southern Orange County and San Diego County will be " marginally more challenging" than in 2012, but adds that the risks of ...
  • An expert on California's grid says the concern of rolling blackouts is overblown. ... to electrical utilities, who -- full disclosure -- ReWire's host has worked with on a few projects in the past. Powers says that ... a bit. CaISO, for instance, has been talking about a " marginally higher risk of outages " without the plant, and ...
  • ... A report in Bloomberg News claims that the combination of the offline plant at San Onofre and a ... of 2012. But according to engineer and frequent ReWire tipster Bill Powers, an expert on power generation and transmission ...
  • ... Fortune throws a few breaks its way -- and with the help of its customers. [scald=43581:kl_image_original_context ... used as synchronous condensers to regulate voltage on the grid in the South Coast area. Those condensers are very important for the ...
  • Faced with spiking demand, California's grid operators ask Californians to save energy this weekend. ... of failure if the system is already overtaxed. And the higher demand gets, the dirtier our air gets: peaking power plants that get ... automatically of future alerts, at flexalert.org.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . Keep in ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIA Burbank, CA - August ... covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy. From the effects of ... as "geothermal", "base load and peaking power", and "the grid ."Go to news / rewire www.kcet.org/ for more information and "like" ...
  • ... seem to shun roads whenever possible, but males run a higher risk of being killed by vehicular traffic, according to a recent study ...
  • ... to reach a milestone in feeding solar power into the grid . [scald=35183:kl_image_original_context]Solar panels on a schoolhouse ... more grid -tied solar panels come online. According to ReWire's calculations, it's very likely that California will set a 1,000 ...
  • The operators of California's power grid want more leeway to keep people from gaming the market. ... immediate shortages. That short term market commands much higher prices, and in the absence of regulation a less-than-scrupulous ... California's impossibly arcane power distribution system.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . Keep in ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...

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