help information
53.6 ° F
Full Weather

Top Power Managers Recommend More Plants

The state´s top power managers recommend building emergency power plants in eight cities, and redesigning the state´s wholesale energy market to avoid future blackouts and price spikes.

The California Power Authority and the California Independent System Operator say both are needed to avoid a repeat of the sporadic outages that hit parts of the state two years ago. The ISO is sending the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a revised comprehensive market plan to replace one from a year ago.

And the power authority says new power plants are needed in Santa Maria, Davis, Ignacio, Pueblo, Watsonville, and San Francisco Airport, Paso Robles and Sonoma.

  • Local News
  • US News
  • Weather
  • Events
  • Classifieds
  • Fire Info