The vast majority of the shortfall is from failures at fossil fuel-powered plants.
Campaign promises about green energy often obscure real-world constraints.
The state's electricity grid operators warned in 2019 that power shortages might become increasingly common when heat waves hit in the coming years.
Yes, and it's only going to get cheaper.
Critics say the state's dependence on solar and wind have made the power grid unreliable and overly expensive.
Activists oppose a huge source of reliable, climate-friendly electricity that could have prevented the rolling blackouts in the Golden State.
"Environmental humanism will eventually triumph over apocalyptic environmentalism."
It's uncanny how solving climate change just happens to require the progressives' longstanding economic agenda.
In his new book, Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, Shellenberger argues that science doesn't support doomsayers' claims.
The solar industry has benefited from "temporary" tax credits for decades. These might finally be allowed to lapse.
There's nothing more permanent than a temporary solar investment tax credit.
An interesting proposal for an energy-water corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border that might even pay for itself.
New report declares world must be off fossil fuels entirely by 2050.
The state's top-down approach to energy issues will only raise rates on consumers.
Skip renewables for zero-carbon electricity and go directly to nuclear
If renewables are as cheap as he thinks, then Steps 2 and 3 are superfluous.
Is there no more room for scientific skepticism and debate?
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
Activist happy talk that transitioning to renewables will be cheap is entirely specious.
New research debunks a study claiming there's a low-cost way to power America using only wind, solar, and hydropower.
Aquion Energy files for Chapter 11. Will Tesla's Gigafactory be next?
Still, it is always good to have some idea of what tradeoffs proposed policies would impose.
Trump will not stop 'irrevocable' transition to clean energy, say activists
The momentum away from fossil fuels and toward renewables is 'undeniable and irresistible' assert activists.
Subsidies for Everybody! Nukes evidently need subsidies to compete with renewable subsidies.
Forcing poor people to forego economic development in order to prevent climate change is 'morally dubious'
Ending energy poverty should be prioritized over efforts to prevent climate change
While supposedly delivering about the same amount of electricity.
An external audit finds rampant mismanagement of the state's now-shuttered Business Energy Tax Credit program.
The U.S. renewable fuels standard backfires
To be against fracking is to be against renewable energy.
Closing the state's last nuclear power plant is anti-environmental and just plain stupid.
The Texas senator is the first presidential candidate to win in Iowa while opposing federal support for ethanol.
Opposing nuclear power is not climate friendly
Plenty of economic pain for a likely reduction in global temperature rise of about -0.17°C in 2100
A lot of pain for what gain?
Smart unsubsidized private investments in renewable power resources might increase the energy independence of the United States