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Alberta is a western province of Canada.
The 1970s proved to be a pivotal period for the anti-nuclear movement in California.
Antioch (formerly, East Antioch, Smith's Landing, and Marshs Landing) is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States.
The Argand lamp is a home lighting oil lamp producing a light output of 6 to 10 candela which was invented and patented in 1780 by Aimé Argand.
The authorised capital of a company (sometimes referred to as the authorised share capital, registered capital or nominal capital, particularly in the United States) is the maximum amount of share capital that the company is authorised by its constitutional documents to issue (allocate) to shareholders.
Bakersfield is a city in Southern California, United States near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County.
The Bank of California was opened in San Francisco, California, on July 4, 1864, by William Chapman Ralston.
Willard Harvey Wattenburg (born February 9, 1936), better known as Dr.
The Bodega Bay Nuclear Power Plant was proposed but never built.
Bonneville Lock and Dam consists of several run-of-the-river dam structures that together complete a span of the Columbia River between the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington at River Mile 146.1.
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.
The California electricity crisis, also known as the Western U.S. Energy Crisis of 2000 and 2001, was a situation in which the United States state of California had a shortage of electricity supply caused by market manipulations, illegal shutdowns of pipelines by the Texas energy consortium Enron, and capped retail electricity prices.
The California Energy Commission, formally the Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, is California’s primary energy policy and planning agency.
The 2003 California gubernatorial recall election was a special election permitted under California state law.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.
Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
Central California is a subregion of Northern California, generally thought of as the middle third of the state, north of Southern California.
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
Cleft lip and cleft palate, also known as orofacial cleft and cleft lip and palate, is a group of conditions that includes cleft lip (CL), cleft palate (CP), and both together (CLP).
Deregulation is the process of removing or reducing state regulations typically in the economic sphere.
The Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating nuclear power plant near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California.
The Dow Jones Utility Average (also known as the "Dow Jones Utilities") is a stock index from Dow Jones Indexes that keeps track of the performance of 15 prominent utility companies.
DTE Energy Co. is a Detroit, Michigan-based utility incorporated in 1995 involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.
El Paso Corporation was a provider of natural gas and related energy products and was one of North America's largest natural gas producers until its acquisition by Kinder Morgan in 2012.
El Paso Natural Gas (EPNG) is a system of natural gas pipelines that brings gas from the Permian Basin in Texas and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado to West Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, California and Arizona.
An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from suppliers to consumers.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.
In economic terms, electricity (both power and energy) is a commodity capable of being bought, sold, and traded.
Enron Corporation (former New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol ENE) was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas.
Environmental Defense Fund or EDF (formerly known as Environmental Defense) is a United States–based nonprofit environmental advocacy group.
Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant.
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California.
The Federal Power Commission (FPC) was an independent commission of the United States government, originally organized on June 23, 1930, with five members nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate.
The Financial District is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, that serves as its main central business district.
The First Nations (Premières Nations) are the various Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis.
Folsom is a city in Sacramento County, California, United States.
A Form 10-K is an annual report required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), that gives a comprehensive summary of a company's financial performance.
Fresno County, officially the County of Fresno, is a county located in the U.S. state of California.
Fuel gas is any one of a number of fuels that under ordinary conditions are gaseous.
A gas holder, sometimes called a gasometer, is a large container in which natural gas or town gas is stored near atmospheric pressure at ambient temperatures.
A gasworks or gas house is an industrial plant for the production of flammable gas.
The General Motors streetcar conspiracy refers to convictions of General Motors (GM) and other companies for monopolizing the sale of buses and supplies to National City Lines and its subsidiaries, and to allegations that this was part of a deliberate plot to purchase and dismantle streetcar systems in many cities in the United States as an attempt to monopolize surface transportation, and to urban legends and other folklore inspired by these events.
GenOn Energy Holdings, formerly Mirant Corporation, was a subsidiary of GenOn Energy, and is now a part of NRG Energy.
Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, or Assembly Bill (AB) 32, is a California State Law that fights climate change by establishing a comprehensive program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all sources throughout the state.
Golden West Books is a privately owned American publishing company specializing in American Railroads.
The Governor of California is the chief executive of the California state government, commander-in-chief of the California National Guard and the California State Military Reserve, whose responsibilities also include making annual State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced.
Joseph Graham "Gray" Davis, Jr. (born December 26, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 37th Governor of California from 1999 to 2003.
A grid-tied electrical system, also called tied to grid or grid tie system, is a semi-autonomous electrical generation or grid energy storage system which links to the mains to feed excess capacity back to the local mains electrical grid.
Groundwater (or ground water) is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.
The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is located 50 mi (80 km) east of Fresno, California in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range's Sierra National Forest.
Hexavalent chromium (chromium(VI), Cr(VI)) refers to chemical compounds that contain the element chromium in the +6 oxidation state.
Hinkley is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert, in San Bernardino County, California, U.S., northwest of Barstow, east of Mojave, north of Victorville and about driving distance north-northeast of Los Angeles.
The Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant is a 63 MWe boiling water reactor, owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Company that operated from August 1963 to July 1976 just south of Eureka, California.
The Hunters Point Power Plant was a coal power plant in San Francisco, California.
Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water.
The International Business Times is an online news publication, comprising seven national editions and four languages.
Interurban Press was a small, privately owned American publishing company, specializing in books about streetcars, other forms of rail transit and railroads in North America, from 1943MacDougall, Kent (May 19, 1983).
The Kettleman North Dome Oil Field is a large oil and gas field in Kings and Fresno Counties, California.
KGO (810 AM) is a news/talk radio station based in San Francisco, California.
"Let there be light" is an English translation of the Hebrew יְהִי אוֹר (yehi 'or).
This is a list of Wikipedia articles that are relevant to the topic of nuclear power and nuclear weapons history in the US state of California.
Lobbying (also lobby) is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in a government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.
The Mackenzie River (Slavey language: Deh-Cho, big river or Inuvialuktun: Kuukpak, great river) is the largest and longest river system in Canada, and is exceeded only by the Mississippi River system in North America.
The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline is a proposed project to transport natural gas from the Beaufort Sea through Canada's Northwest Territories to tie into gas pipelines in northern Alberta.
Market manipulation is a deliberate attempt to interfere with the free and fair operation of the market and create artificial, false or misleading appearances with respect to the price of, or market for, a security, commodity or currency.
Milpitas is a city in Santa Clara County, California.
A monopoly (from Greek monos μόνος (alone or single) + polein πωλεῖν (to sell)) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity (this contrasts with a monopsony which relates to a single entity's control of a market to purchase a good or service, and with oligopoly which consists of a few entities dominating an industry).
National City Lines, Inc. (NCL) is a holding company, now mostly involved in real estate, better known for its earlier involvement in transit.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of decomposing plant and animal matter are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.
The North American Company was a holding company incorporated in New Jersey on June 14, 1890, and controlled by Henry Villard, to succeed to the assets and property of the Oregon and Transcontinental Company.
Northern California, often abbreviated NorCal, is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.
A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor.
A nuclear reactor, formerly known as atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a sustained nuclear chain reaction.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
The Pacific Gas & Electric Building is a skyscraper located at 77 Beale- and Mission-streets in the financial district of San Francisco, California.
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, commonly known as PG&E, is an investor-owned utility that provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border.
Path 15 is an portion of the north-south power transmission corridor in California, U.S. It forms a part of the Pacific AC Intertie and the California-Oregon Transmission Project.
Pleasanton is a city in Alameda County, California, incorporated in 1894.
Potrero Point San Francisco is the location of the earliest and most important industrial facilities in the Western United States on the eastern extension of San Francisco's Potrero Hill, a natural land mass extending into San Francisco Bay south of Mission Bay.
A power station (also referred to as a generating station, power plant, powerhouse, or generating plant) is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.
A public, publicly traded, publicly held company or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
A public utility (usually just utility) is an organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service (often also providing a service using that infrastructure).
The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA), also known as the Wheeler-Rayburn Act, was a law that was passed by the United States Congress to facilitate regulation of electric utilities, by either limiting their operations to a single state, and thus subjecting them to effective state regulation, or forcing divestitures so that each became a single integrated system serving a limited geographic area.
A rolling blackout, also referred to as rotational load shedding or feeder rotation, is an intentionally engineered electrical power shutdown where electricity delivery is stopped for non-overlapping periods of time over different parts of the distribution region.
The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of government of Sacramento County.
San Bruno is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States, incorporated in 1914.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is the utility that provides natural gas and electricity to San Diego County and southern Orange County in southwestern California, United States.
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary that drains water from approximately forty percent of California.
San Francisco City Hall is the seat of government for the City and County of San Francisco, California.
The San Francisco Common Council was the predecessor of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
The San Joaquin Light and Power Corporation was a utility company that provided electricity to seven counties in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
San Marino is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Sawmill Flat is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.
The Sierra Nevada (or,, snowy range) is a mountain range in the western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Basin and Range Province.
There are several solar power plants in the Mojave Desert which supply power to the electricity grid.
Southern California Edison (or SCE Corp), the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, USA.
The Southern California Gas Company (referred to as SoCalGas) is the primary provider of natural gas to the region of Southern California.
The Southwestern United States (also known as the American Southwest) is the United States portion of the Southwest (which is situated in both the United States and Mexico).
Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law.
Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States.
A thermal power station is a power plant in which the prime mover is steam driven.
Thomas Rodney Berger, (born March 23, 1933) is a Canadian politician and jurist of Swedish descent.
The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown that occurred on March 28, 1979, in one of the two Three Mile Island nuclear reactors in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Topock (Mojave: Tuupak) is a small unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona.
A tram (also known as tramcar; and in North America known as streetcar, trolley or trolley car), is a rail vehicle which runs on tracks along public urban streets (called street running), and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government.
Union Iron Works, located in San Francisco, California, on the southeast waterfront, was a central business within the large industrial zone of Potrero Point, for four decades at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
In economics, utility is a measure of preferences over some set of goods and services.
The Vallecitos Nuclear Center is a nuclear research facility, and the site of a former General Electric electricity-generating nuclear power plant in unincorporated Alameda County, California, about 30 miles (48 km) east of San Francisco, in NRC Region Four.
Water gas is a synthesis gas, containing carbon monoxide and hydrogen.
The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI), named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819).
Wärtsilä is a Finnish corporation which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets.
Westcoast Transmission Co.
Wishon Dam (National ID # CA00411) is a dam in Fresno County, California in the Sierra National Forest, in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on April 18 with a moment magnitude of 7.8 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).
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