SEIA, Vote Solar Advocate for Net Billing in Place of Net Metering in California

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar are calling on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to [...]

California Sets $200M Budget for ‘Complex, Multi-Property Microgrid’ Projects

Utility funding for community resilience against fire-prevention outages doesn’t go far enough, microgrid groups argue. California regulators have approved [...]

California’s Pathway to 100% Clean Electricity

California’s energy agencies are taking a first stab at assessing possible pathways to the state’s ambitious goal of achieving [...]

California Utilities, Aggregators Authorized to Procure 3.3 GW of Clean Energy by 2023

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) authorized the state’s utilities and community choice aggregators (CCAs) to procure 3,300 megawatts [...]

Recent Changes to California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program, Explained

A CPUC commissioner breaks down California’s attempt to help wildfire-vulnerable communities gain access to batteries. California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program [...]

2020 Looks Like the Breakout Year for Building Decarbonization in California

Policymakers are coalescing around electrification as the solution for squeezing carbon out of buildings. Is the market ready? California [...]

Deep Decarbonization

Building renewable energy projects isn’t the hard part—it’s managing the shift to a low-carbon economy, says CPUC President Michael [...]

California PUC Approves Massive Transportation Electrification Program

California is at the forefront of US states when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Nearly 40% of those [...]

Everything You Need to Know About California’s New Solar Roof Mandate

Is the requirement really cost-effective? Solar lease or purchase? Will new homes be net zero? And answers to other [...]

California Energy Regulators Delve Into Threats and Opportunities of ‘Customer Choice’

The CPUC explores potential pitfalls and solutions to utilities losing customers to distributed energy providers, community choice aggregators. Last [...]