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Nevelyn Black is an independent writer with a background in broadcast and a keen interest in renewable energy.  In the last few years, she transitioned from celebrity interviews and film shoots...

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Consulting company, JVJ Pacific, has advised the city of San Diego to form its own electric and gas company through municipalization.  However, it may be the last resort for the city. Switching to a publicly-owned power company would require purchasing assets, valued at some $3 billion. A new franchise deal is up for bid and three companies have expressed interest in a franchise agreement with the city.  Will SDG&E, Orange County-based Indian Energy or Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a subsidiary of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. be successful or will the city pursue municipalization?  What course of action will the city take after ending a 50 year deal with San Diego Gas & Electric?


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