Here’s the latest update on how 2021 climate and energy-related proposed legislation is faring:
The Senate Energy Utilities & Communication Committee approved a bill to speed the integration of offshore wind and long duration storage, among other emerging clean energy resources, onto the grid and into resource planning. The […]
In his State of the State, Gov. Gavin Newsom pointed to climate driven wildfires and the necessity of curbing greenhouse gas emissions, particularly from the transportation sector. It is the largest source of state emissions.
During his evening March 9 address, Newsom highlighted his executive order banning the sale […]
The big storm that began Jan. 27 that sent high winds, snow, and heavy rain across Northern California knocked out power to about 575,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers and 50,000Sacramento Municipal Utilities District customers. As of late Tuesday afternoon, PG&E restored power to about 434,000 customers. “Hazardous conditions exist in […]
Months of speculation as to who would be the CA grid operator’s new chief ends with the naming of Bonneville Power Administration head Elliott Mainzer. He says he wants to build on the success of the Energy Imbalance Market, which BPA joins next year.
The proposed Moving Forward Act by House Democrats is a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that includes clean energy tax extensions and expansions. It also would create incentives for offshore wind and energy storage projects. The House bill “would provide […]