SDG&E’s got a gas problem

Will San Diego Gas & Electric bulldog through their Carlsbad plan? Efforts by San Diego Gas & Electric to push through a new gas-fired power plant in Carlsbad fly in the face of instructions from the California Public Utilities Commission, Sierra Club lawyers contend. “Under the state’s clean energy policy, which the San Onofre decision…

Distributive Generation and Nuclear Energy

Amory Lovins popularized the idea of Distributed electrical generation as a foil to the emerging nuclear power industry. Lovins argued that what was needed was not large nuclear generation facilities, but small localized generating facilities that drew their power from nature. Such facilities, Lovins maintained, would be low cost and more reliable than large generating…