California lawmakers OK replacing Diablo Canyon with greenhouse-gas-free power

“SB 1090 requires the California Public Utilities Commission to “ensure that integrated resource plans avoid any increase in emissions of greenhouse gases as a result of the retirement” of Pacific Gas & Electric’s nuclear facility, which is slated for 2025. It also requires the full funding for a “community impact mitigation settlement,” which is designed…

PG&E reaches green energy goals early, but hurdles loom

“PG&E has reached a state-mandated renewable energy goal three years earlier than required, the company said, but fresh challenges loom as the company’s last nuclear power plant is slated for deactivation. PG&E also said it now delivers 78.8 percent of its electricity from resources that are free of greenhouse gases. Those resources, however, include the…
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