Can clean energy replace a shuttered nuke plant in California?

January 23, 2014

By .  Last year’s deci­sion to close the San Onofre nuclear power plant in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia has cre­ated a chal­lenge for util­i­ties and util­ity reg­u­la­tors: How best to replace the facility’s 2,200 megawatts of gen­er­at­ing capacity?

The region’s util­ity is push­ing for more fos­sil fuel power. Envi­ron­men­tal­ists want a cleaner solu­tion — and the state’s thriv­ing clean­tech sec­tor says it could pro­vide just that.

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