The recommendation is to convert the younger Spruce 2 unit in 2027 to run on gas instead of coal and to close the older Spruce 1 unit in 2028.
Seeking an early retirement for San Antonio’s last coal plant, the City-owned utility sought direction from its Rate Advisory Committee. On a prayer and a Biblical parable, the RAC members are primed to fail a key climate test.
44-year-old Estela Banda said she was inspired by God to set the site ablaze, according to the San Antonio Express News. Angelita Olvera said a total of six of the 54 crosses were destroyed and flags were burned.
Full video of People-Powered Town Hall about CPS Energy, climate change, and our energy future. Also: There’s a clutch of critical meetings ahead.
‘San Antonians for Rail Transit’ seeks to rescue rail as a local, regional, and national transit (and climate) solution after years of official neglect.
An author of Rocky Mountain Institute’s scathing critique of CPS Energy’s 2021 Resource Plan says there’s lots to learn from its neglected report for those charting a pathway off of coal power.
With electric grid straining and our region blistering from record-breaking temps, why do we continue to undermine and shortchange the programs best able to keep our families safe from extreme weather?
The City of San Antonio-owned utility’s acting CEO talks about the people’s right to energy, the next generation of power sources, the importance of resilience centers and robust energy conservation, and approaching the Biden Administration for ways to retire coal faster. Greg Harman CPS Energy is a utility in transition. […]