With little to no snow in the Sierra, there’s less water to push the turbines to create energy. SMUD and other power companies now have to rely on more pricey alternatives such as natural gas for power.
Alvaro Mendoza, associate telecommunications engineer with Sacramento Municipal Utility District, says the key to success in any career field is to “enjoy what you do.”
While they don’t have a crystal ball to predict the damage the storm will bring, they’re encouraging people to do their part to reduce the risks.
The three elderly tenants of the property say they need the electricity, because one of them is on a breathing machine that must always be plugged in.
A high tech idea being driven forward: electric cars, getting a boost in Sacramento.
You may be owed some money from SMUD, but time is running out to cash in.
UC Davis Medical Center had to cancel some surgeries Thursday morning after the hospital was forced to run on generators.
With a Flex Alert continuing through Tuesday, people are encouraged to reduce energy usage, especially in late afternoons.
Crews were cleaning up debris from the road and repairing power lines Monday morning in south Sacramento after a suspected DUI driver crashed into a power pole overnight.
Students and staff at Sacramento State are doing more than just shaping up when they step on some exercise machines — they’re helping power the campus.
A Sacramento neighborhood plans to turn off crime by turning on the lights — coming together after a string of murders, robberies and shootings.
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