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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Power Plant Update – April 2013

Yesterday I took a day off from work to attend the meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The last item on their agenda – 52, and one held for closed session, was an application to rehear the CPUC’s … 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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Oakley Power Plant Survives CPUC Appeal

I received an email from an onsite participant The audience at the CPUC was packed with Union Supporters, and Oakley Seniors wearing “Oakley Now” T-shirts! Tremendous support from the “Labor” folks who worked tirelessly over the last two days at … 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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Utilities Commission denies Oakley power plant

By Hannah Dreier Contra Costa Times Posted: 07/29/2010 02:19:22 PM PDT Updated: 07/29/2010 02:19:22 PM PDT   OAKLEY — A state agency has denied PG&E permission to build a power plant here. Local officials, labor unions and nonprofit groups had strongly supported … Continue reading

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SB 1398 and the Power Plant

Myself and others spent Monday in Sacramento working with State Senator Mark DeSaulnier to move SB 1398, an act to amend Section 100 of, and to add Section 100.96 to, the Revenue and Taxation Code, relating to local government finance, out … Continue reading

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