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How soaring PG&E rates are impacting California’s EV owners – The San Francisco Chronicle

California pushes for electric vehicle adoption to combat climate change, planning to ban new gasoline car sales by 2035. However, a recent 20% rate hike by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has raised the cost of charging electric cars. 


Water is life. It's also energy — whether you like dams or hate them – The Los Angeles Times

Recent rainfall and snowfall in California and the American West have boosted both water supplies and energy generation, particularly through hydroelectric power, regardless of opinions on dams.


CA isn't on track to meet climate change mandates, report says – CalMatters

A new analysis concludes that unless California almost triples its rate of cutting greenhouse gases, the state won’t meet its 2030 climate change target. Some emissions were rising.