The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report December 18 finding that higher temperatures caused by climate change are negatively affecting the generation and transmission equipment used to power California and the state may need up to 40 percent more capacity by the end of the year. The lab considered the impacts of rising temperatures, frequent wildfires, and sea level rise on the primary components of the electrical system from gas storage tanks and pipelines to transmission lines and power plants.
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