Utilities

Top Ten Stories for July 17 through July 23 include a CHP sobriety checkpoint, COVID in OC, and Los Alamitos Unified School District enrollment. Top Ten Stories for July 17 through July 23 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading

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The power went out just before 3 a.m. this morning, and came back just before 6 a.m. Southern California Edison’s current outage page confirmed that the power outage was due to “repair” so it was not scheduled. A physical survey showed that the outage extended from about Katella Avenue in …continue reading

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With the height of fire season around the corner throughout California, Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, in partnership with the 211 California Network, have ramped up their emergency preparedness support for customers in preparation for Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). California’s two largest utility companies are …continue reading

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Golden State Water Company (GSWC) filed an Advice Letter with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to activate Stage 2 in its Schedule No. 14.1 Water Shortage Contingency Plan for all of its Customer Service Areas (CSAs) that are currently not on Stage 2. *(Claremont CSA in Region 3 is …continue reading

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Tucson Electric Power (TEP) have become the newest participants in the Western Energy Imbalance Market (WEIM), with both utilities formally joining today. “We are honored to welcome the Bonneville Power Administration and Tucson Electric Power to the Western Energy Imbalance Market,” said California Independent …continue reading

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Southern California Edison’s residential customers will receive a $59 California Climate Credit on their April and October billing statements. For the first time since the credit’s inception in 2014, most of SCE’s small business customers will receive the credit on their statements as well. Previously, the twice-a-year credit ranged between …continue reading

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Out of sight, out of mind. The familiar idiom might ring harmlessly true for many situations, but safe digging isn’t one of them. Not with the country’s more than 200 million miles of underground utilities, according to Call 811, and especially not with the estimated 12 million homeowners nationwide planning …continue reading