California Legislators ask Congress to Include Clean Energy in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Facing soaring unemployment, ominous predictions for the 2020 wildfire season and the persistent threat of climate change, this week [...]

California Attorney General Opposes Unlawful Effort to End States’ Solar Incentive Programs

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday, as part of a multistate coalition, filed a protest against a petition by [...]

States Clean Energy Policies Remain Strong Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As consumers and businesses grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, which is already shifting daily load shapes and electricity demand, regulators across [...]

As of Jan 1st, All New California Homes Must Have Solar Panels!!

California’s home solar mandate is now in effect. All newly constructed single-family homes (and most low-rise apartment buildings) are [...]

California Energy Policy: Renewables on the Frontline

While California has some of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy targets, it also has some startlingly unique challenges. [...]

After A Million Solar Roofs, Former State Governors Call For A Million Solar Batteries

Two former governors were in Clovis today to celebrate renewable energy milestones. At Clovis Unified’s Buchanan High School, Arnold [...]

West Coast Legislators Are at a Solar Crossroad

The West Coast is in a transitional period for solar policy. Washington, Oregon and California statehouses are either fresh [...]

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 [...]

California Energy Commission Defers Decision on SMUD Community Solar Proposal

The California Energy Commission held a hearing on Wednesday, November 13, to discuss the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)’s SolarShares [...]

California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources as Grid Shortfall Looms

Procurement is a boon for solar-storage, demand response and other clean resources, and could forestall last-ditch option of keeping [...]