The last time California tried to reshape its electricity market, it ended in disaster. The state’s bungled attempt at deregulation in the late 1990s led to market manipulation, soaring prices, blackouts, the bankruptcy of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and the recall of Gov. Gray Davis.
Exposes “Up from the Ashes” as a Conspiracy to Deceive Legislators and the Public FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2018 Contact: Hunter Stern 415-517-0318 SACRAMENTO – Today, in a complaint filed with the California Fair Political Practice Commission, IBEW 1245 exposed a recently formed organization called “Up from the Ashes” as a front group designed to… [Read More]
Even if the state prevails in its lawsuit against Sutter, unions and purchasers of employee health benefits will continue to overpay whenever they buy services from contracted networks. PPO-contracted rates have no rational relationship to provider costs or quality, vary widely by provider, and are undisclosed to the public.
700,000 California homes now have solar panels; what does this mean for everyone else’s rates?
In the wake of last year’s devastating fires, storms, floods and landslides, IBEW Local 1245 has been working diligently to pressure state lawmakers to take action on climate-related disasters.
An NRG official confirmed that its subsidiary GenOn has informed the California ISO of its intention to shut down the plants for economic reasons. The NRG subsidiary filed for bankruptcy protection in June 2017.
The build quality of the early Model 3 we tested in late February was, in a word, appalling.
“I strongly believe that this special session must not only focus on protecting every resident of our state from the growing wildfire threats driven by a changing climate, but also should work to protect the middle-class jobs that utilities provide in every corner of our state, particularly in many economically challenged communities.”
IBEW Local 665 member Randall Margraves, the father of three victims who testified that they were sexually assaulted by former USA Gymnastics National Team doctor Larry Nassar, was tackled when he attempted to lunge at Nassar during court proceedings.