| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:28 AM
California energy officials are beginning to plan for the possibility of a long-term future without the San Onofre nuclear plant.
The plant's unexpected outage of nearly five months has had officials scrambling to put a plan in place to replace its power...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Baby boomers may remember the Beatles' verse: "It was 20 years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play." How long 20 years seemed when that song was released!
Let's double that this October and November to celebrate the 40th anniversaries of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Federal regulators and Southern California Edison officials met publicly for a second time Tuesday to discuss Edison's restart proposal for the San Onofre nuclear plant, which has been out of service for more than 10 months because of unexpected equipment...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The parent company of Southern California Edison, operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant, reported Tuesday that the costs of the yearlong outage at the plant had ballooned to more than $400 million as of the end of 2012.
The hefty price tag...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:53 PM
A report on the root causes of problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant shows that officials considered making design changes to the plant’s new steam generators before they were installed but rejected some fixes in part because they would require...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Southern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year.
The plant has been shuttered since a steam...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:19 PM
A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future.
The plant had...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Anti-nuclear activists and Sen. Barbara Boxer celebrated Southern California Edison's announcement Friday that the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant will be permanently retired.
The coastal plant near San Clemente once supplied power to about 1.4...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The City Council made it clear that it planned to approve a resolution listing complaints about San Onofre's operation and concerns about its future, but that didn't keep the public from expressing opinions.
Speakers came from San Clemente, Washington,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The organization responsible for overseeing California's power grid is developing plans to meet next summer's electricity needs in Southern California if the San Onofre nuclear plant remains offline, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The plant's outage...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The costs of the outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant continue to soar, but it remains unclear who will ultimately foot the bill.
Edison International, the parent company of plant operator and majority owner Southern California Edison, reported its...