Green California Has the Nation’s Worst Power Grid

When high temperatures caused customer demand to exceed the power available, California electrical utilities used rotating outages to force a reduction in demand. The California grid is the worst in…

CAISO President: California Power Grid teetering close to the edge of collapse

You are trading the loss of 3000 megawatts for the collapse of the entire system of California and perhaps the entire West. […] When you’re at the very edge and…

Rolling Blackouts in California? Who could have guessed?

The blistering heat wave is expected to tax the state’s power grid. A Flex Alert has been issued for Friday that asks Californians to reduce power usage from 3 to…

Cooking Grandma

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about the way that California prices its electricity, which is never a good thing for a man’s blood pressure. When I…