Big Utilities Go Big on Utility Storage Deals

Big Utilities Go Big on Utility Storage Deals

Pacific Gas & Electric will install 1.6 gigawatts of large energy storage projects between August 2023 and June 2024 to help meet its share of a requirement to add 11.5 GW of new resources by mid-decade to help balance the grid. The utility announced on Jan. 24 it signed nine...
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CEC Waives Air Pollution Rules in a Rush for New Diesel and Natural Gas Power

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PG&E Shuts Off Power to 51,000 in Northern California and Mountains

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SCE Won’t Face Criminal Charges for Woolsey Fire

SCE Won’t Face Criminal Charges for Woolsey Fire

CPUC Advances $4B Settlement to Close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

CPUC Advances $4B Settlement to Close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

5,000 MW Shortage Possible Next Summer

5,000 MW Shortage Possible Next Summer

CEC Adopts 2022 Triennial Building Efficiency Code

CEC Adopts 2022 Triennial Building Efficiency Code

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Decarbonization & Clean Energy

JUICE: The Art of Emissions Warfare

Bay Area air regulators last week backed away from fighting the oil lobby head on. They did not vote to cap regional oil refineries’ greenhouse gas emissions as promised. The move surely [...]

Renewable Gas Market Hampered by Cost

California has a significant potential to use methane produced by biological sources to stem global warming and reduce urban air pollution, researchers told three agencies this week at a joint meeting on [...]

Ways to Advance Renewable Gas

State energy and environmental agencies June 27 heard a potpourri of ideas for building a market to sop up biomethane, which is currently produced and emitted to the atmosphere from dairies, sewage [...]

Shorts

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia June 20 upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of PJM’s revised electricity rules for the capacity market. The rules, approved by [...]

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Reducing cyber risks, R&D decarbonization funds, escalating rooftop solar debate

Federal energy regulators focus on cybersecurity this week. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants standards that protect the power system...
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Doors opening for consumers supplying the energy market, CPUC president’s debut, big bucks for climate mitigation

The California Energy Commission is breaking ground with its new rulemaking to automate consumers' ability to get paid for sending...
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More fire liability for PG&E, hydro back online, Sacramento happenings

The start of 2022 brings with it new and all too familiar news. California fire investigators find Pacific Gas &...
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Pricey SCE battery project and SONGS decommissioning, solar rooftop overhaul

The California Public Utilities  Commission generates lots of controversy this week. It proposes slashing payments to rooftop owners for juice...
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