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Capital Roundup: Calif. & Feds Reach Offshore Wind Deal

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced May 25 that he and the Biden Administration reached a deal to promote 4.6 gigawatts of offshore wind development in California over the next decade.

Part of the agreement entails a lease sale offer by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as early as […]

May 25, 2021|

Energy Commission Gets Unprecedented Boost in Funding

The California Energy Commission will see a 140% increase in its budget, from some $996 million to $2.4 billion, if lawmakers sign off on the Governor’s May budget revisions. Adding in federal funds and reimbursements, the agency could receive even more.

The big expenditure items are for light- to […]

May 19, 2021|

Massive New Investment in Clean Energy in Governor’s Budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s newest proposed budget directs billions of dollars of surplus state funds and federal Covid relief to ameliorating the climate crisis.

The May revision of the 2021-22 budget proposal provides nearly $1.8 billion […]

The May revision of the 2021-22 budget proposal provides nearly $1.8 billion […]

May 18, 2021|

The Buzz

Additional resources give the California Independent System Operator more confidence in this summer’s grid. More than half will come online as the sun sets and air conditioners fire up. The grid operator also points to other resources in the event of intense peak demand if there is another whopper heat wave […]

May 13, 2021|

Solar Job Training Drought in South Los Angeles

South Los Angeles is a desert when it comes to solar energy training classes, according to some experts in clean energy and job training. A map of community college programs lends credence to their concern.

The neighborhoods that make up the region, including the city of Compton, have some […]

May 11, 2021|
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