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California Energy News Update

California continues to see growth in alternative and clean energy initiatives.  Below is a sample of recent notable developments. Solar Panels on Every Home Starting 2020 The California Energy Commission (CEC) voted on May 9, 2018 to impose additional energy efficiency building standards, including the requirement that starting in 2020, new homes (with some exceptions) … Continue Reading

Does California Offer a National Model For Energy Storage Rules?

Energy storage has frequently been cited as the critical missing link in an electric infrastructure designed to maximize the benefits of cheap, renewable energy.  Because energy from the sun and the wind is inherently intermittent, it has not been able to satisfy a round-the-clock need for electricity.  And in many places we’ve built more renewable … Continue Reading

California Looks Ahead to S.B. 100

California continues to cement its position as a global leader in renewable energy policy and climate change reform.  This session, California State Senate President, Kevin de León, authored Senate Bill 100 (S.B. 100), which would require California utilities to procure 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2045.  S.B. 100 has been approved … Continue Reading
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