Category Archives: Power Plant

Oakley Power Plant Update – September 2014

We were recently notified by representatives of Radback that PG&E had terminated their agreement to purchase the Oakley Generating Station. At this time we are uncertain about a power plant in Oakley and which, if any, options Radback may pursue. … Continue reading

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Oakley Generating Station Breaks Ground

Tuesday morning the ground was officially broken for the Oakley Generating Station (OGS) on a nearly 22 acre site on the DuPont property. The 614-megawatt, natural gas-fired facility is schedule for completion in the summer of 2014. The project will … Continue reading

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CPUC Approves Oakley Power Plant

In a reversal of an earlier decision the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) purchase and sale agreement with Contra Costa Generating Station LLC for a new state-of-the-art natural gas-fired combined cycle facility that … Continue reading

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Overview of the California Energy Commission’s Power Plant Certification Process

The California Energy Commission (CEC) was created in 1974 pursuant to the Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act (Stats. 1974, ch. 276). The CEC consists of five members appointed by the Governor for staggered five-year terms, with one … Continue reading

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