California Needs More Renewables and Storage to Prevent Future Power Outages

California is in dire need of more clean energy capacity. According to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), August’s rolling blackouts were just the tip of an iceberg of much bigger reliability problems to come. Putting the state’s electric regulator on notice, the CAISO, in October 23 comments, observed there is a serious resource deficiency ...

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Community Resilience Hubs in Action

Vote Solar held an educational webinar, “Community Resilience Hubs in Action” to discuss community resilience hubs, how they work, and the organizations establishing them in communities across the country. This webinar featured phenomenal speakers from Urban Sustainability Directors Network, Power52, and Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN). Heres what speakers had to say: Kristin Baja (“Baja”) ...

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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 ...