A report by a utility research firm says CPS Energy would save money by closing its coal plant near Calaveras Lake and investing in cleaner energy sources.
Many local solar energy industry advocates rejoiced Monday afternoon when CPS Energy announced the reallocation of $30 million to continue funding its solar rebate program previously set to expire on Jan.
CPS Energy has issued a request for proposals for one megawatt (MW) of solar power – small solar potatoes when compared to several projects, ranging in size from 4 MW to 300 MW, under contract with OCI Solar Power.
CPS Energy has cut proposed solar fees in half, but local solar energy advocates continue to oppose mandatory fees for solar customers.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) long-awaited draft rule to cut carbon emissions across the U.S. by 30 percent by 2030 was released Monday.
Texas’ electric grid came perilously close to rolling power outages during Monday morning’s icy temperatures after two power plants tripped offline, grid officials said.