Energy

California A.G. issues subpoenas to oil refiners in gas-price probe

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Office has confirmed that subpoenas have been issued to oil refiners as part of its investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in the state d

Calif.’s early spring hydropower generation jump to highest level since 2011

Calif.’s early spring hydropower generation jump to highest level since 2011

California’s early spring hydropower generation has jumped to its highest level since 2011, thanks to the past wet winter that partly filled many of the state’s desiccated reservoirs.

Southern California faces potential risk of power shortage in summer

Southern California faces potential risk of power shortage in summer

Households and businesses in Southern California may possibly suffer power shortage in summer as power generation plants in the region could lack the needed natural gas, the state electric grid’s c

Fracking helps reduce California’s dependence on conventional fuels

Fracking helps reduce California’s dependence on conventional fuels

Comparatively new hydraulic fracturing technique, commonly called fracking, has been severely opposed by liberal authors of California's de-carbonization experiment.

Solar-powered plane successfully lands in California

Solar-powered plane successfully lands in California

After flying across the Pacific for two and a half days, an experimental plane piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard successfully landed in Mountain View, California, just bef

California regulators investigating Rincon Island oil wells

California regulators investigating Rincon Island oil wells

California state regulators have confirmed that an investigation has been launched into one of the state’s early offshore oil drilling operations after severely corroded and unsafe wells and other

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