Study Claims Microwaves Are As Bad As Cars For The EnvironmentAccording to the University of Manchester, the total number of microwaves in European Union households emit 7.7 million tons of carbon dioxide each year.
Power Outages Leave Many Sweating In The Dark Across SoCalSouthern California Edison and LADWP crews race to keep up with spotty power outages in LA, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange counties.
Missouri May Soon Have Solar Panels on RoadwaysThis past session Missouri lawmakers gave permission to launch the practice on a trial basis.
High Heat, Demand Blamed For DWP Outage To More Than 9,000 Customers In West LAThe utility said they expected intermittent outages Saturday evening as workers replaced a major cable.
California Officials Propose Higher Electricity Rates For SomeCritics 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.
Man, 68, Unscathed After Car Crashes Into Montebello Power PoleA 68-year-old driver appeared unscathed after his minivan struck a power pole in Montebello.
Orange County Landfill Taps Methane For PowerWhen most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels — not garbage.
Power Outages Quickly Fixed In Silver Lake, Hollywood Two power outages affected about 1500 customers Sunday evening, officials said.
Boy Improving After Suffering Severe Electrical Shock At Temecula Pool PartyA boy in Riverside County is under hospital care after suffering a severe electrical shock at a backyard party.
Man In Need Of Artificial Heart Machine Says DWP Threatening To Shut Off Power To HomeA 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.
Edison Cites Natural Gas Prices, Design Changes For Higher Residential Rates Natural gas prices and a new rate design structure were among the factors cited to explain why SoCal Edison is raising electricity rates.
$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over 2011 WindstormOne 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.