The days for the polluting Potrero Power Plant on San Francisco’s eastern waterfront are officially numbered.
The California Independent System Operator, which runs the state’s electrical grid, will terminate its “must-run” agreement with the Potrero Power Plant on Jan. 1. The plant, owned by GenOn West, formerly known as Mirant, could operate during emergency situations until the end of February. Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom and California Independent System Operator is expected to make a major announcement about the Potrero Power Plant at 10 a.m. Afterward, Newsom will swear in new and reappointed City Commissioners back at City Hall. Read More
An epic battle waged by city leaders and residents and Pacific Gas and Electric Corp. to shutter a waterfront power plant may be on the verge of victory.
The aging, Mirant Corp.-owned Potrero Power Plant, which belches air pollution in southeastern San Francisco and scalds Bay water, could be shut down this year. Read More