Smaller snowpack could impact California hydroelectricity generation, as December power usage falls

Published 21:45 on January 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:38 on January 8, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California’s snowpack remains below historic averages and could limit future low-carbon hydroelectric generation, while overall power consumption dropped slightly in December across the Golden State as Governor Gavin Newsom re-imposed measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, data shows.

California’s snowpack remains below historic averages and could limit future low-carbon hydroelectric generation, while overall power consumption dropped slightly in December across the Golden State as Governor Gavin Newsom re-imposed measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, data shows.

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