Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: CleanPowerSF

SFPUC could be accepting PG&E’s nuclear energy

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is facing an unusual choice: PG&E wants to give the city’s clean-power agency $1.4 million worth of free power a year – from...

‘In the name of climate sanity’

The supes listened for more than two and a half hours to testimony and expert reports on the city’s role in climate change – and it became very clear...

Finally, a city study says public power makes perfect sense

It’s hard to believe, after I’ve spent more than three decades talking about the advantages of public power in San Francisco, that City Hall – including the Mayor’s Office...

SF is ready for public power

The California Public Utilities Commission today gave PG&E access to credit markets in advance of an expected bankruptcy filing tomorrow – but the last-minute meeting just energized protesters who...

Building momentum and the Women’s March

The New York Times spent a lot of time talking about the “controversy” around this weekend’s Women’s March. The march was “smaller;”maybe there’s a “waning of interest.” That’s not how people...

SF was totally unprepared for the air-quality crisis

By the end of this week, the rain finally arrived, the Camp Fire was largely contained, and the Bay Area could take a deep breath again. But after two...

Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

I will stipulate that the BART Station at 16thStreet is dirty. But it seems a bit of a stretch to say that because of that problem, San Francisco’s entire...

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

Toward the end of a hearing last week on how PG&E is delaying public projects, including affordable housing,by imposing unreasonable connection demands, Sup. Aaron Peskin did something city officials...

The Agenda, June 11-17: A chance to move beyond PG&E

No matter who wins the mayor’s race, there’s a lot of good news from the San Francisco election – and one of the sleeper issues is the passage of...

SF public power agency under attack

The majority of the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee voted today to effectively cut funding for the only city agency that has a mandate to push for public power...