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Getting Grid Modernization Right

EMPOWERING CONSUMERS RATHER THAN GOLD PLATING CALIFORNIA's GRID It has been almost three years since Southern California Edison (SCE) requested authorization from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to spend nearly $1.9 billion on grid modernization. SCE argued massive new investments in grid modernization were needed for three reasons; 1) to improve electric system reliability ...

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SMUD: Once a leader in solar, now trying to tax the sun

APRIL 22 UPDATE! SMUD Has Withdrawn Its Solar Fee Proposal - Thank You SMUD and Everyone Who Spoke Up For Solar Progress Responding to an outpouring of customer concern, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) announced that the utility has withdrawn an anti-solar proposal that would have imposed high new fixed fees on solar customers. Instead ...


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San Francisco rally in favor of renewable energy policy

Hundreds of Solar Workers Rally at California PUC

Over 150 solar workers rallied Thursday morning at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to continue policies that support the fast-growing rooftop solar market in California. The ralliers called attention to the recent, spectacular growth of California’s solar economy, a testament to business innovation and continued policy leadership in the Golden State. A few sunny ...