CPUC

PG&E fined for faulty Monterey County tower

Jun 6, 2017
Brian Rinker

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) this week issued a $400,000 fine to Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) for safety code violations. The citation results from the failure of a transmission tower near Moss Landing three years ago. 

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Cities throughout San Luis Obispo County are officially asking the State of California for more of a say in the closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.

KCBX News, Randol White

The Central Coast is well known for being “The 805” based on our area code. There’s even a popular beer named to reflect that fact.

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A joint proposal by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to shut down San Luis Obispo County's Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant over the next nine years has been formally filed with the state's Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). 

Diablo Canyon shut-down plan clears first hurdle

Jun 28, 2016
San Luis Obispo County

The California State Lands Commission (SLC) voted unanimously Tuesday to grant a request by PG&E to operate on the state property where Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant sits through 2025. 

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Effective immediately, PG&E said Tuesday it will cease any efforts on its part to renew the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant operating licenses.

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Electricity rates are going up for a majority of California residents under a new plan approved unanimously Friday by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).