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America’s Fracking Energy Progress

America’s Fracking Energy Progress

A quick list of some of the benefits realized by the United States thanks to modern hydraulic fracturing and advanced horizontal drilling: Surging oil and natural gas production The United States is the world’s leading producer of oil and natural gas, order resulting in lower oil imports and an opportunity for the U.S. to compete […]

Santa Paula: Council Hears Citizen Objections to Proposed Power Plant

Santa Paula: Council Hears Citizen Objections to Proposed Power Plant

An item about a proposed peaker plant in the Mission Rock area brought citizens to the Santa Paula City Council Meeting of March 21, 2016. Near Term History In July 2015, the CPUC(California Public Utilities Commission) came to Oxnard to hear citizens’ concerns about the proposed Mandalay power plant replacement in Oxnard. As this article […]

Last-ditch assaults on affordable energy

Last-ditch assaults on affordable energy

US Vulnerable to Electromagnetic Warfare

US Vulnerable to Electromagnetic Warfare

Do you want to live in a pre-industrial world?

Do you want to live in a pre-industrial world?

By Michael Greer Our President said the climate agreement/treaty in Paris is the “best chance to save the planet”…by reducing CO2 to pre-industrial levels. You must, first, assume man COULD destroy the planet, which I don’t. The very same people who tell us man is no more significant than an ant, also tell us man […]

Solar plant nearly forced to buy carbon emission rights

Solar plant nearly forced to buy carbon emission rights

. The giant $2.2 billion Ivanpah solar plant off Interstate 15 just west of the California-Nevada border has apparently won its fight with state regulators and won’t be classified as a heavy polluter that is required to buy carbon-emissions rights in the state air board’s cap-and-trade program. This account is from the Riverside Press-Enterprise: The […]

Coal and California: State not as green as it may seem

Coal and California: State not as green as it may seem

Energy, Water Saving Kits Available to Southern California Gas Co. Customers

Energy, Water Saving Kits Available to Southern California Gas Co. Customers

Moody’s: Energy edict will hammer SoCal municipal utilities

Moody’s: Energy edict will hammer SoCal municipal utilities

Assembly Bill 32, the landmark 2006 law requiring California to begin shifting to cleaner-but-costlier forms of renewable energy, hasn’t hit consumers as hard as some economists feared for an ironic reason: Dirtier “brown energy” got cheaper. The U.S. fracking/shale revolution has sharply reduced the cost of natural gas and thus limited the cost impact of […]

So Cal Edison Event Will Connect Customers With Solar Contractors

So Cal Edison Event Will Connect Customers With Solar Contractors