The California Energy Commission accelerates the permitting of large storage projects to get more power online by next fall. The action follows the controversial expedited certification process for natural gas and diesel projects to beef up resources as the sun sets, as directed by Gov. Newsom last month. The Commission also funds what is […]
The Los Angeles County District Attorney charged a former state senator, a City of Industry former city manager, and two others with embezzling millions of dollars intended for a large solar project study. The four men allegedly siphoned up to $20 million from a study on the suitability of a 450 MW solar farm […]
The longstanding question over rooftop solar systems’ costs versus its benefits remained unanswered at the conclusion of testimony given during the California Public Utilities Commission Net Energy Metering 3.0 proceeding.
Whether it is behind-the-meter solar or system infrastructure, there is a potential cost shift, but there is also value, power system consultant Karl Rabago, […]
After months of push me, pull you, the California Energy Commission is posed to adopt the latest update to the state’s building energy efficient code Aug. 11. Gas utility companies, clean air advocates and several other interests have been pushing hard for their preferred provisions in the new code.
California’s groundbreaking 2016 Distributed Energy Resources Action Plan will be updated to better align rising levels of clean local renewables with ratepayer and society interests, particularly air quality, climate resiliency, and economic opportunities in disadvantaged communities, the California Public Utilities Commission announced July 23.