Category Archives: California Power Mixes

The Unpredictability of Energy Policy?

The Unpredictability of Energy Policy? Many unexpected events and technological developments occur which can change energy outlook over the period of a decade. But in many areas, some people foresaw the occurrences, or just made good guesses. But not knowing … Continue reading

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Update of Laguna Beach Energy Sources Since 2011

Update of Laguna Beach Energy Sources Since 2011 The Laguna Beach Climate Protection Action Plan was completed in 2009. The Southern California Electrical Energy sources have changed dramatically from the initial Climate Protection Action Plan, due to the permanent shutdown … Continue reading

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Can the Local Nature of Energy Save Us?

Can the Local Nature of Energy Save Us? A lot of energy production and use decisions are local. While Trump canceled progressive regulations, some of which were being blocked in the courts anyway, energy users can often make lower pollution … Continue reading

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Imported Sources of California’s Electric Power in 2014, and its CO2 Pollution

  We look here at the CO2 cleanliness or pollution of power imported into California. This is reported as two groupings as Southwest or Northwest. The numbers work out nicely as fractions. The 2014 California power output is 296,843 GWh … Continue reading

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Equivalent Volt and Leaf Pollution Mileage in Various California Utility Districts

Electric cars do not run on manufacturers mpg ratings, nor on the mysterious EPA mpg ratings.  They run on electricity provided mostly at night provided by your local utility.  We give here the amount of CO2 produced per kWh from … Continue reading

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Equivalent Volt and Tesla Pollution Mileage in Various California Utility Districts

Electric cars do not run on manufacturers mpg ratings, nor on the mysterious EPA mpg ratings.  They run on electricity provided mostly at night provided by your local utility.  We give here the amount of CO2 produced per kWh from … Continue reading

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