A new report from Georgia Tech shows California electric bills will go up about 2 percent over the next 15 years without any changes in energy policy. However, as KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports, consumers could actually save money as more renewable energy project come online and efficiency measures are implemented.
Professionals in the solar energy industry gathered for a conference at UC Riverside yesterday (Thursday). Both the public and private sector came together to examine what energy opportunities await the Inland Empire. KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there and has this report.
A new natural gas power plant is coming to Southern California. In spite of protests from Oxnard residents who describe their city as an environmental dumping ground, the project was approved by the Californian Public Utilities commission last week. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has details on the contentious decision.
Ambitious rules that cut transportation fuel emission will continue in California. As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, regulators adopted the toughest carbon emission standards in the nation on Friday.