The vast majority of the shortfall is from failures at fossil fuel-powered plants.
The state's electricity grid operators warned in 2019 that power shortages might become increasingly common when heat waves hit in the coming years.
That's not the comparison you want if you're a California governor. Newsom should spend more time dealing with the nuts-and-bolts of government and less time preening for the national stage.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry Orders Regulators to Figure Out How to Keep Renewables from Crashing the Electric Power Grid
New energy market distortions to fix old energy market distortions
One family stumbles toward quasi-self-reliance.