Browning, with microphone, and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.
Adam Browning, executive director of Vote Solar for the last 15 years, is leaving his post at the end of this month. When he began working on rooftop solar at the turn of this century, it was the only solar game in town. […]
The Sacramento Municipal Utilities District is expected to approve Sept. 16 a novel solution for crediting customer-owned solar, which solar advocates support. Meanwhile, much of the rest of California continues to fight over net energy metering.
The SMUD board is considering a multi-faceted rate design that reduces the retail compensation to solar owners but adds […]
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, […]
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.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation requiring publicly owned power utilities to detail how they will finance efforts to advance the electrification of large and small vehicles. Newsom also inked another measure July 23 that extends to Native Indian Tribes utility bill credits for nearby offsite renewable projects. The credit had […]
Pacific Gas & Electric is going to underground a whopping 10,000 miles of power lines in risky fire territory. It made the announcement several days after informing state regulators it may have ignited the Dixie Wildfire in Butte and Plumas counties, which continues to spread. The price tag will be […]