To avoid blackouts, California may tap fossil fuel plants

To avoid blackouts, California may tap fossil fuel plants

June 30, 2022, 6:02 pm
Looking to avoid power blackouts, California may turn to the one energy source it's otherwise desperate to get rid of: fossil fuels. A sweeping energy proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Thursday puts the state in the business of buying power to ensure there's enough to go around during heat waves that strain the grid.