PG&E proposes innovative clean energy alternative to aging fossil fuel plant in Oakland


PG&E’s Oakland Clean Energy Initiative would provide a clean and innovative alternative that could replace the existing power plant and would be a cleaner and more affordable option than the traditional approach of using either a new fossil-fueled plant or new transmission lines through heavily populated areas of Oakland. The proposal would use local clean energy resources including energy storage, energy efficiency and electric-system upgrades to ensure reliability in Oakland. PG&E has invited multiple stakeholders to weigh in on the proposal, including the city of Oakland; the Port of Oakland; environmental groups such as the Environmental Defense Fund, the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project and the Natural Resources Defense Council; and local businesses that neighbor the site. ”

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