Jearl Strickland, director of technical services at the Diablo Canyon plant, has worked on it since before it opened. (Photo: Nancy Pastor, for The SF Chronicle)
By David R. Baker
November 14, 2015
Updated: November 14, 2015 – 7:22pm
AVILA BEACH, San Luis Obispo County — California’s largest power plant churns out enough electricity for 1.7 million homes, yet pumps no greenhouse gases into the sky. Unlike the wind farms and solar plants spreading across the state, its output doesn’t vary hour by hour, day or night. It needs little land and less fuel.
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