'Chaos On The Horizon': Concern Grows Over Potential Summer Power Outages In CaliforniaCalifornia's power grid operator is predicting an energy shortage for the hot summer months. So now, the rush to be ready for summer is on.
Power Back On But Days-Long Power Outage Sparks Outrage For Sacramento BusinessesBack online, but the reason why it took so long for power to be restored has many business owners boiling on the hottest holiday weekend of the year.
Sacramento Company Bets Prototype Electric Storage Device Could Spark More Solar UseGreen technology is powering the future, but storing it is more expensive than creating it. Now one local engineer has come up with a solution that is affordable and accessible for small businesses and homeowners - and it fits in your garage.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
PG&E Crew Rescues Baby Owl That Fell From NestA PG&E crew came to the rescue recently of a cute baby owl that had fallen from its nest.
Company Floats Proposal For 1st Wind Farm Off CaliforniaA Seattle company is floating a proposal for California's first offshore wind farm.
UDPATE: Extreme Cold In U.S. Causing Natural Gas Shortage At Southern Calif. Power PlantsCalifornia's power grid operator has asked for voluntary conservation of power because the extreme cold in much of the United States and Canada has caused a shortage of natural gas supplies to Southern California power plants.
California Bills Seek More Disclosure, Oversight Of FrackingThe growing concern over hydraulic fracturing, the technology that has led to an oil and gas boom in many parts of the country, has caught the attention of California lawmakers as companies seek to expand production in the San Joaquin Valley oil fields.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health CareThe two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s FaultAmericans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
California Heat Wave Prompts Call For Power ConservationCalifornians sweltering in a heat wave are being urged to reduce power consumption, including air conditioning, through the weekend to maintain electrical reserves and avoid the possibility of outages.
Green Campaign Building 'Mysterious' Structure DowntownThe city of Sacramento is setting up a mysterious object to encourage people to go green.
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Call Kurtis: Power Bill ConfusionA $9.30 monthly energy bill? As the weather warmed and the sun began to shine in his Sacramento neighborhood last February, the solar panels Edward Robinson had purchased for about $30,000 were finally paying off, saving him about $150 a month.