California lawmakers have passed legislation mandating the replacement of the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant’s 2.2 GW of capacity with greenhouse-gas-free generation, which the governor is expected to approve. The proposal drew mixed reviews Monday from industry observers regarding its impact on power markets. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The California Assembly gave its final approval for Senate Bill 1090 last week, and bill was ordered to be “enrolled and engrossed” on Thursday, which means it is being converted into a clean copy for the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat who has a record of supporting carbon-free energy. SB 1090 requires the California Public Utilities Commission to “ensure that integrated resource plans avoid any increase in emissions of greenhouse gases as a […]