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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  /  No Comments

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  /  No Comments

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  /  No Comments

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  /  No Comments

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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Colonial Pipeline fiasco looks familiar to Central Coast observers

By   /  Friday, May 14th, 2021  /  Columns, Energy, Latest news, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Colonial Pipeline fiasco looks familiar to Central Coast observers

Henry Dubroff

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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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With Newsom’s proposal, oil industry’s clock starts ticking

By   /  Friday, April 30th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, left, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on With Newsom’s proposal, oil industry’s clock starts ticking

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