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The Tide Is High

Here's news to warm the hearts of wonky environmentalists: Tidal power in San Francisco has been declared officially feasible. And not only feasible, but also a damn good fit for the city's electrical needs and geographic circumstances — or at…
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News, Bay View Mirant's Morass

Mirant's Morass

The new year has not been kind to Georgia-based energy giant Mirant Corp. and its plan for a mammoth new power plant at the foot of Potrero Hill, in the city's Bayview District. Early last summer, when California was battling…
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News, Bay View Power Politics

Power Politics

On Thursday, the California Energy Commission will try again to hold a public hearing on the "environmental justice" of the Mirant Co.'s proposed new power plant in southeast San Francisco, which will be big enough to power the equivalent of…
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News, Sidebar

The November Wild Card

It's hard to predict what bearing any or all of the three public power proposals on November's ballot might have on the Potrero plant. The proposals would in various ways allow San Francisco to take control of the city's power…
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News, Feature Contract Killings

Contract Killings

As California's energy crisis heads into what promises to be a brutal summer, the degree of dysfunction within the state's electricity market is already painfully apparent. On May 16 alone, for instance, all of the state's major daily newspapers heralded…
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