California power sector emissions increased as COVID-19 lockdown began, data shows

Published 17:41 on May 11, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:23 on May 12, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California electricity sector emissions climbed year-on-year during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced a statewide ‘shelter-in-place’ order, with natural gas-fired generation making up a larger share of the state's power, according to California Independent System Operator (CAISO) data.

California electricity sector emissions climbed year-on-year during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced a statewide ‘shelter-in-place’ order, with natural gas-fired generation making up a larger share of the state’s power, according to California Independent System Operator (CAISO) data.

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