California Power Outages Happening as Predicted When Nuclear Reactors Were Shutdown
- Sep 10, 2020 6:39 am GMT
In 2018 and many other times, California was warned there would be power interruptions when nuclear reactors were shutdown. California has been having power outages and rolling blackouts because of insufficient power this summer. There was increased demand for electricity for air conditioning as temperatures reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit and as high as 120F. The shortfall was also due to calm winds which reduced the electricity from wind farms. The shortfall in electrical generation would have been met if the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station had been repaired and restarted for $75 million in 2012. Failing to spend $75
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