Critics contended the rate proposal by state administrative law judges would raise rates for 70 percent of customers of the state’s three largest utilities, and cut financial incentives to reduce electricity use.
A 68-year-old driver appeared unscathed after his minivan struck a power pole in Montebello.
When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels — not garbage.
Two power outages affected about 1500 customers Sunday evening, officials said.
A boy in Riverside County is under hospital care after suffering a severe electrical shock at a backyard party.
A West Hills man who needs an artificial heart machine to stay alive said that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is threatening to shut off the power to his home.
Natural gas prices and a new rate design structure were among the factors cited to explain why SoCal Edison is raising electricity rates.
One of California’s largest utilities has agreed to pay a $24.5 million penalty for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left more than 400,000 customers without lights and a power-line failure electrocuted three family members, state regulators announced Thursday.
Federal regulators have told six utilities and grid operators that they violated reliability standards during a 2011 blackout that left millions without power in Southern California and Mexico.
More than 4,000 customers in the areas of Chatsworth and Porter Ranch are without power Sunday evening.
Authorities say electricity has been fully restored to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers impacted by an underground vault explosion in Irvine.
Some Southern California residents are outraged by a state bill that would allow three utility companies to charge customers up to $10 a month to cope with the loss of revenue due to the popularity of solar panels.
San Diego Gas & Electric on Friday restored power to all 123,000 customers hit by an overnight outage in San Diego and Orange counties when two transmission lines tripped offline simultaneously near the Marine Corps base.
It could be a long, hot summer for Orange County residents and businesses who may face power shortages following the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds the future of the twin reactors.