Sen. Barbara Boxer says federal regulators might be improperly withholding records on the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant
Southern California Edison says it needs at least $2.4 billion from ratepayers over the next seven years for the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant.
Lawmakers in Sacramento are deciding who will pay for the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power station in San Clemente.
The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is defending its closure to customers who may wind up paying hundreds of millions of dollars in shutdown costs.
Workers at the San Onofre nuclear power plant have finished removing highly radioactive fuel from its Unit 2 reactor, marking a milestone as the plant fades into early retirement.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will fight Southern California Edison’s allegations of gross negligence in the design and manufacture of steam tubes built for the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will fight Southern California Edison’s allegations of gross negligence in the design and manufacture of steam tubes built for the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which has been permanently shut down due to excessive wear in the tubes.
Southern California Edison says it is seeking to hold Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems liable for defective steam generators that forced the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Southern California Edison, which owns San Onofre, said the utility’s greenhouse emissions rose last year after the plant shut down due to safety and equipment issues.
A committee planned a hearing with chief energy officials Wednesday to discuss the lost electricity, lost jobs and other consequences of the permanent shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
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.
California is now the largest producer of solar power in the nation.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The AP reported.
Federal regulators have pushed back indefinitely a decision on the proposed restart of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Clemente.
Costs tied to the idling of California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant have climbed to $553 million, while the majority owner raised the possibility Tuesday of retiring the plant if it can’t get one reactor running later this year.