Tortoisehead77
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Re: Well new mexico governor decided to make electricity unaffordable

Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:34 am

iPlug wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:14 am
Still correct about California. As I also posted the source data in the Berkeley thread from earlier today, California's coal mix is decreasing and only 3.30% (and essentially all of that is imported). ~0% in state coal generation in CA (0.15% precisely).

https://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic. ... 36#p565436
0% Coal generation in-state is correct.

Oregon still has 10-15% coal mix... from one remaining plant in-state and purchased power from Montana. The good news is that the remaining plants in Oregon and Montana are scheduled for closure early next decade.
Oregon sells some of it's hydro to California.

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Re: Well new mexico governor decided to make electricity unaffordable

Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:03 am

Interstate electricity imports/exports can be a great thing for all states, both on economic and environmental fronts. If CA could block the last remaining traces of coal from import, they would, but it unfortunately can not be teased out that way.

Oregon is a great resource for CA with its abundant hydropower. I don't know much about OR electricity source utilization details, but hopefully CA will become a growing valuable resource to them, delivering PV solar generated electricity and other renewables when that would be beneficial to them. For example, throttling back hydropower stations when they can buy cheap CA solar PV, then using that saved hydro "battery" energy to feed back into CA when they can get a decent price for it and CA needs it.
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Checks and balances

Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:16 pm

https://www.searchlightnm.org/power-play

Looks like NM PRC can approve the clean energy transition act, if they want to, or whatever parts they want to.
I underestimated the power of the of the PRC here.
The PRC will likely keep San Juan open till the current contract expires. Now they can take the millions of dollars they would have wasted breaching the current contract and buy more windmills and stuff.
Had the PRC elected to close the power plant early the investors likely could have kept it tied up in the courts until the contract was up.
The adults are still incharge.
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Re: Well new mexico governor decided to make electricity unaffordable

Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:21 am

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