23 Jun '16, 9am

California to Phase Out Nuclear Power By 2025

California to Phase Out Nuclear Power By 2025

Say bye-bye to nuclear power in California as it will be phased out in less than a decade. Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the San Francisco-based utility company, announced it will phase out its nuclear power production in California by 2025. That means the power produced at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the state’s lone remaining operational nuclear power plant, will be replaced. PG&E announced the proposal to phase out nuclear power in the Golden State with several organizations on Monday. They include the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Environment California and Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility. The joint proposal will also increase investment in energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy storage beyond the current state mandates....

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