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Tri-Counties will get 1,000 new vehicle charging stations

By   /  Thursday, July 15th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

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Oxnard powers up with region’s biggest battery facility

By   /  Thursday, July 1st, 2021  /  Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

One of the largest energy storage facilities in the United States was unveiled to the public on June 29, as Oxnard and Ventura County residents, politicians, and business leaders gathered to see the 100-megawatt battery storage system in action. The facility, the Saticoy Energy Storage Site, works by capturing energy during the day when the Read More →

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Morro Bay stacks could go up in smoke under new agreement with battery project developer

By   /  Thursday, June 10th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Morro Bay stacks could go up in smoke under new agreement with battery project developer

The city of Morro Bay and Vistra Energy have reached an agreement that smoothes out several roadblocks that stood in the way of Vistra’s proposal to build the world’s largest battery storage facility on the Central Coast.  Vistra and city staff members reached a memorandum of understanding that was approved by the Morro Bay City Read More →

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Cal Poly study: Morro Bay wind power could bring thousands of jobs

By   /  Friday, June 4th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly study: Morro Bay wind power could bring thousands of jobs

A wind farm off the coast of Morro Bay could bring 650 jobs and $262 million in annual economic impact to the Central Coast, and an onshore port to assemble and service wind turbines would be a much bigger economic boost, according to a new study by researchers from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The Read More →

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Dubroff: Wind, batteries could replace nuclear power on Central Coast

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Columns, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Subscriber content, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Wind, batteries could replace nuclear power on Central Coast

Henry Dubroff

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Feds, state reach agreement for Morro Bay offshore wind project

By   /  Tuesday, May 25th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, middle, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Feds, state reach agreement for Morro Bay offshore wind project

The U.S. Department of Defense gave the green light on May 25 to 3 gigawatts of offshore wind energy development off the coast of Morro Bay, culminating a years-long collaboration between state and federal regulators to advance the industry on the West Coast. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and California Gov. Gavin Newsom Read More →

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Opinion: California’s road to decarbonization

By   /  Friday, May 7th, 2021  /  Education, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Opinion: California’s road to decarbonization

By David Lea, Kyle Meng, Olivier Deschenes, Ranjit Deshmukh and Paige Weber The world is jointly confronting two pressing issues: climate change and rising inequality. These problems are also intricately linked. The imperative to address climate change is overlaid on a world that is deeply unequal, which is likely to worsen under climate change. Yet, Read More →

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