Category Archives: San Onofre

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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Comparison of CO2 Emissions from Large California Utilities in 2014

  Even though all California Power Content Labels are not reported yet, it is useful to compare the latest ones for the United States, California, and the main California utility companies.  We also study the out-of-state power sources that make … Continue reading

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SC Edison Power Content Label — Compare and Contrast

SC Edison 2014 Power Content Label – Compare and Contrast The SC Edison 2014 Power Content Label is now available on their website.                                   … Continue reading

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Southern California Edison 2013 Power Content Mix

Southern California Edison 2013 Power Content Mix It’s that time of year when energy mavins await their California utilities power content label. SCE’s arrived in my electrical bill. Since I couldn’t yet find it on Google, I took a picture … Continue reading

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SC Edison’s Power Content Label for 2012 – What Has Replaced San Onofre?

I have been waiting since January to find out what sources of power SC Edison used in 2012, especially to replace the nuclear power from San Onofre, that had been turned off since January of 2012. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Projections for Future Greenhouse Gas Reductions

The first rule of the Energy Futures Club is that there are no rules, but you can talk about it all you want.  You would think that with power plants that last 60 or more years, and that take a … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Forum Talk by Lisa Grant Ludwig of UCI on the Earthquake Problem

 These are my notes on the UC Irvine Forum given by Lisa Grant Ludwig, Professor of Public Health at UCI, on Dec. 12, 2012.  The title was: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Solving the Earthquake Problem (The slides from part of … Continue reading

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Talk by Mr. Yasutel Yamada at UC Irvine from the Skilled Veterans Corps for Fukushima

  John Whiteley sponsored this talk for his class along with the Environmental Institute October 29, 2012 First John showed a short film on the Sendai earthquake and tsunami by NHK World Film.  Some notes from the film follow. The … Continue reading

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Summary of Talks on “How Safe is Nuclear Power: Implications for San Onofre”

I will present here a short summary of the talks at the luncheon of The Newkirk Center for Science and Society at UC Irvine on October 16, 2012 on the topic “How Safe is Nuclear Power:  Implications for San Onofre”. … Continue reading

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