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The electricity industry quietly spread climate denial for years

The electricity industry knew about the dangers of climate change 40 years ago. It denied them anyway.
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California heat wave sparks fears of power outages, fires

“All of us have been trying to outrun Mother Nature, but it’s pretty clear Mother Nature has outrun us,” Governor Newsom said. “The reality is we’re living in an era of extremes: extreme heat, extreme drought — and with the flooding we’re experiencing around the globe.”

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How Opower, sold to Oracle, has helped save $3 billion in energy bills

Alex Laskey and Dan Yates started energy efficiency company Opower, took it public, and later sold it to Oracle. They also saved consumers a lot of money.
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Midwest at greater risk for rolling blackouts

Electricity demand on the Midwest's grid is expected to be strong this summer, with hot weather and a growing economy sucking plenty of juice. At the same time, electricity supplies are tightening.

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PG&E agrees to pay $55 million in penalties and costs over two wildfires

The California utility settled civil charges and avoided criminal prosecution over the role of its equipment in igniting the blazes.
Can my electric car power my house? Not yet for most drivers, but vehicle-to-home charging is coming
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Can my electric car power my house? Not yet for most drivers, but vehicle-to-home charging is coming

Bidirectional charging is the next big stage for electric vehicles. But storing power in your car and sending it back to your house involves more than flipping a switch.
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‘A job incomplete’: Florida’s statewide climate change response ignores root cause

Despite years of warnings from top scientists around the world, Florida’s plan to address climate change only involves spending money to adapt to rising seas instead of cutting the emissions that cause them. In fact, the state has passed bills that work against those goals.

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