Category Archives: Hydropower

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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First 50 Infrastructure Projects Contain 13 for Clean Energy or Water

First 50 Infrastructure Projects Contain 13 for Clean Energy or Water The priority list is called Emergency and National Security Projects, and has President-elect Trump as the author. We will list the 13 clean energy or water projects below. The … Continue reading

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Trump’s EPA and Climate Science

Trump’s EPA and Climate Science Trump just appointed one of the most environmentally dangerous lawyers to become Administrator of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s Attorney General. Yet there might be some hopes left. Like the transition team EPA member, Myron … Continue reading

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Climate Mitigation Through the Market

  The largest countries at the Paris 2015 climate talks are constrained in what they can commit to, for various reasons. But if we look at what is producing the current level of carbon pollution control, it is largely the … 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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