EV Story: A Tale By Three Owners

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1San Diego is on the leading edge of PEV adoption. According to a recent poll, it is America’s fifth greenest car city. The Center for Sustainable Energy wrote that 20% of the electric car purchases in California take place in San Diego. I was especially intrigued by PEV owners who have solar panels.
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What Does DistribuTECH 2013 Mean To US?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Visitors to DistribuTECH 2013 feasted on a virtual smorgasbord of newly unveiled hardware, software and data processing applications. This is where the Smart company’s come to unveil their latest solutions, as the flurry of newly issued press releases testifies. Tad Simmons took me along, through a skype connection to his cel phone. Continue reading What Does DistribuTECH 2013 Mean To US?

Parties Cry Foul In CPUC San Onofre Investigation

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1A California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) scoping memo, issued Tues. Jan. 28th, raises the question of whether the CPUC should delay any decision on refunding any portion of the rates for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) until 2015. Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) collected more than $500 million before they were stopped. Continue reading Parties Cry Foul In CPUC San Onofre Investigation

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