California may finally achieve its dream of an integrated western grid — if skeptics can be convinced the state’s energy policies and economy are protected.
Regionalizing would eliminate barriers between
PG&E and other investor-owned utilities in California cut off service to a record 886,000 households last year, leaving an estimated 2.5 million Californians without electricity, natural gas or both.
California regulators last week authorized the state’s investor-owned utilities to recover $738 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure to help meet the state’s greenhouse gas reduction goals.
The California Public