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SCE Wins $7.7 Billion Rate Case

The California Public Utilities Commission approved a 19% increase in Southern California Edison’s triennial rate case. Its revenue requirement will rise from the current authorized rate of $6.4 billion to $7.7 billion by 2023.

Much of the revenue and big rate hike—close to $4 billion over the three years—is attributable to the cost to insulate […]

August 19, 2021|

Struggling Communities Land $20M for Emissions-Free Transportation

Local clean energy transportation projects in 21 polluted, disadvantaged communities across the state were awarded $20 million in grants June 23. The money comes from the California Air Resources Board’s carbon cap-and-trade program and will fund projects ranging from zero emissions shuttles to bike sharing.

“These funds directly support […]

June 24, 2021|

Calls to Do Away with Subsidies for Natural Gas Hook Ups

Eliminating subsidies for natural gas pipeline connections to new homes in California is critical to slashing greenhouse gas emissions, advocates say.

“We have to stop digging the hole deeper,” Panama Bartholomy, Building Decarbonization Coalition executive director, told the California Energy Commission during its June 22 Building Decarbonization workshop. The

June 22, 2021|
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