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New Energy Plan Could Leave Californians in Dark: Walters

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CALmatters’ Dan Walters is sounding the siren that history is repeating itself when it comes to energy deregulation.
In his latest piece, Walters recalls the history of power company deregulation in the 1990s and how badly it missed on its promises.
Now, it is happening again.
“Newly drafted legislation would integrate California’s grid with those of other Western states and perhaps cede operational authority from a politically accountable agency, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to a new regional agency dominated by the power industry,” Walters writes.
Who is behind the effort (hint: a major billionaire) and what are the consequences? Read more here.

David Taub has spent most of his career in journalism behind the scenes working as a TV assignment editor and radio producer. For more than a decade, he has worked in the Fresno market with such stops at KSEE-24, KMJ and Power Talk 96.7. Taub also worked the production and support side of some of TV sports biggest events including the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and NASCAR to name a few. Taub graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email