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Southern California Edison plans new Moorpark transmission line

By   /  Monday, April 2nd, 2018  /  Energy, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Southern California Edison plans new Moorpark transmission line

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Mandalay Generating Station to shut down

By   /  Friday, November 3rd, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Mandalay Generating Station to shut down

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Our view: Reliable electricity a must for Highway 101 corridor

By   /  Friday, June 16th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Reliable electricity a must for Highway 101 corridor

Southern California Edison work crews have been tearing up streets in and around Santa Barbara, finally delivering on a promise to provide more stable electric power to part of the region that’s been ignored for decades. The disruptions and occasional power outages — at the Business Times’s offices on Carrillo Street they always happen on Read More →

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Report recommends conditions for proposed Oxnard peaker plant

By   /  Friday, July 29th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Report recommends conditions for proposed Oxnard peaker plant

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Proposed peaker plant in Oxnard bad idea because of flood vulnerability

By   /  Friday, July 24th, 2015  /  Energy, Op/Eds, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Proposed peaker plant in Oxnard bad idea because of flood vulnerability

Reliability is the key point emphasized in the Pacific Coast Business Times editorial July 17 (Oxnard peaker plant should be approved). During the CPUC evidentiary hearings held in May regarding the NRG proposal, the city of Oxnard provided proof based on state of the art scientific evidence that storm surge patterns and sea level rise Read More →

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Alternative proposed to prevent peaker plant along Oxnard coast

By   /  Friday, July 24th, 2015  /  Columns, Energy, Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Alternative proposed to prevent peaker plant along Oxnard coast

One of the biggest stories in Ventura County these days is the debate over the so-called “peaker plant” proposed by independent power producer NRG to replace a couple of aging power stations along the Oxnard coastline. And, when the Business Times editorialized in favor of building a peaker plant on July 17, we clearly created Read More →

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Oxnard peaker plant should be approved

By   /  Friday, July 17th, 2015  /  Editorials, Energy, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Oxnard peaker plant should be approved

The California Public Utilities Commission held a relatively rare session in Oxnard on July 15 to weigh the pros and cons of replacing aging power stations at Mandalay Beach with a new peaker plant to be operated by NRG. This has been a contentious issue. The city of Oxnard doesn’t like it, the social justice Read More →

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