Electricity never strikes out twice in one place... we hope.After spending months attempting and failing to negotiate the terms of a new program to provide clean, relatively cheap power to the local citizenry, San Francisco's Public Utilities Commission earlier this month began the process anew w ... More >>
City officials have backed off from several of the more ambitious aspects of a planned overhaul of the local power grid that is intended to make San Francisco's energy supply greener and less dependent on Pacific Gas & Electric Co.The promised landThe city's Public Utilities Commission and Lo ... More >>
LAFCo Chairman Ross Mirkarimi may not be smiling for longLawsuit, anyone? That could be the case, to judge from what took place at the most recent Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) meeting on July 31.LAFCo is a sort of energy task force controlled by supervisors who advocate municipalizin ... More >>
A small group wants to foist a municipal utility district on the city without evidence its version of "public power" will work. Demand evidence.
Is it smart to jump into the Bay Guardian's version of public power, without even studying whether it will save money?