California fossil gas generation hits 5-yr high as total power demand rises

Published 22:36 on July 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:36 on July 28, 2022  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California electricity consumption in 2021 bounced back from a slight hit taken during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with fossil gas generation increasing further amid a continued dearth of zero-carbon hydroelectric generation, according to state figures.

California electricity consumption in 2021 bounced back from a slight hit taken during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with fossil gas generation increasing further amid a continued dearth of zero-carbon hydroelectric generation, according to state figures.

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