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Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

Deal secures cleaner, smaller power plant

CARLSBAD — Facing the inevitability of a new energy plant along its coastline, Carlsbad used its only remaining power — its ability to influence how quickly that plant would be built — to negotiate with NRG for a cleaner, smaller new one.

Encinitas sends letter to the CPUC on replacing SONGS

Encinitas sends letter to the CPUC on replacing SONGS

ENCINITAS — The City Council wants alternative energy to fill the void left by SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station).

Carlsbad focuses energy on negotiating over Encina Power Station

Carlsbad focuses energy on negotiating over Encina Power Station

CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad dedicated time, money and energy opposing the construction of a second, larger power plant next to the existing Encina Power Station. But with overriding approval for the project from the state and a regional power shortage, construction is inevitable.

SDG&E customer submits claim against Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — An unnamed SDG&E customer has submitted a legal claim against the city.

Updated: Carlsbad City Manager resigns without explanation

Updated: Carlsbad City Manager resigns without explanation

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad City Manager John Coates resigned from his position for undisclosed reasons in an announcement on Wednesday night.

Public airs San Onofre power plant grievances at CPUC hearing

Public airs San Onofre power plant grievances at CPUC hearing

REGION — San Diego County residents urged the CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission) not charge ratepayers for the decommissioning of SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station) at a public hearing on Oct. 1.

SDG&E rates set to increase in September

SDG&E rates set to increase in September

OCEANSIDE — SDG&E representatives told business owners and residents at the August MainStreet Morning Meeting that utility rates will increase for all San Diego County business customers and a quarter of its residential customers come September.

Ratepayers out of the fire, for now

SAN DIEGO — The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted unanimously to deny SDG&E’s proposal to recoup the costs of the 2007 wildfires from ratepayers.

SDG&E continues to seek recovery costs

SAN DIEGO — San Diego ratepayers may be billed for hundreds of millions of dollars in expenses from the 2007 wildfires and also for costs of wildfires to come pending the request of SDG&E and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) to raise utility rates.

Protestors rally against Smart Meters

Protestors rally against Smart Meters

ENCINITAS — Five residents waived signs and chanted on Coast Highway 101 Oct. 4 as part of a national protest decrying smart meters.