The California Energy Commission is taking a broad look at changes needed to reduce natural gas use. At a Jan. 19 workshop, the agency sought input on its 2022-23 funding cycle for projects that help decarbonize natural gas and that use natural or renewable gas for transportation and industry. The total budget for the […]
Public and private financial support is critical to attaining a viable green hydrogen industry, which is considered a key strategy to decarbonize the power, transportation and industrial sectors, proponents stressed during the first day of a two-day online seminar by the non-profit Green Hydrogen Coalition.
The center of activity on the green hydrogen front in […]
Keeping the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant running 10 years past the expiration of its federal operating licenses would save an estimated $2.6 billion in power system costs and avoid a 10% rise in carbon dioxide emissions from gas-fired plants compared to 2017 levels, according to a report by Stanford University and the […]
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation providing more than $15 billion to reduce the impacts of the climate crisis. Of that amount $3.9 billion is to advance the state’s zero emissions vehicle market. Another $5.2 billion is for water and drought resilience, and $1.5 billion for wildfire prevention, including clearing trees and brush. […]