One of the state’s largest utility companies is facing tens of billions of dollars in liabilities, more money than its insurance would cover.
Imagine a world with so much renewable, clean energy that it could provide all the electricity society needed, reliably and without any interruption, round the clock. That could soon be a reality.
Gov. Jerry Brown, who has positioned the state as a global leader in renewable energy efforts, signs legislation setting 2045 as the target year for ending the use of fossil fuels.
More than a third of India’s electricity supply is at risk from water scarcity, which also threatens urban life in parts of South Africa.
Officials say 55 percent of the nearly 1.5 million customers have power, marking the first time the government has provided that statistic since the Category 4 storm hit on Sept. 20.
With several Congress members asking for an inquiry, U.S. officials will look into why the contract was given to the tiny Montana company.
As Elon Musk and others have made clear, the islands’ centralized fossil-fueled electric grids should not be rebuilt.
The fact that on especially bright and windy days renewables can perform at this level is a harbinger.