California Regulators Approve Two Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets as Statewide Integrated Resource Plan Moves Forward

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) took a tentative step forward to implementing SB 100, the historic legislation that set the goal of eliminating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electric sector in California by 2045. At its March 26 business meeting, the Commission made a long-awaited decision to require investor-owned utilities and community choice ...


PG&E Backs Down from Fossil Fuel Microgrid Proposal

Effective Community Resiliency Strategies Need CPUC Support Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), which serves some of the highest risk parts of the country for catastrophic wildfires, has backed down from a proposal to build new fossil gas power plants that could operate as microgrids when transmission lines need to be shut off. The PG&E ...

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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 ...