West coast heatwave spurring more carbon-emitting generation in California

Published 17:32 on June 29, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:32 on June 29, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California power demand is rising amid hotter weather on the US west coast this week, with natural gas-fired generation making up a larger share of the Golden State electricity output, according to grid operator data.

California power demand is rising amid hotter weather on the US west coast this week, with natural gas-fired generation making up a larger share of the Golden State electricity output, according to grid operator data.

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