California power sector emissions cratered during COVID-19 lockdown, data shows

Published 22:48 on June 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:39 on July 20, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California electricity sector emissions collapsed to a new monthly low in April as a result of the statewide ‘shelter-in-place’ order that caused businesses, industrial sites, and schools to close to stem the spread of the coronavirus, data from the state's main power grid showed.

California electricity sector emissions collapsed to a new monthly low in April as a result of the statewide ‘shelter-in-place’ order that caused businesses, industrial sites, and schools to close to stem the spread of the coronavirus, data from the state’s main power grid showed.

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