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Meeting State Energy Mandates May Call for Transmission Expansion to Access Renewables, Report Says

Meeting California’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission goals? That may necessitate expansion of the state’s electricity transmission infrastructure and increasing access to new renewable power sources, both within and outside the state. That was one of the assessments offered in a multi-agency state report, released last week, called the …

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A Finer Picture Will Help Prepare for Climate Extremes

Global climate model representation of California elevations (left) compared to LOCA The California Energy Commission, as part of a collaboration of university, government and private sector researchers has debuted a next-generation tool to examine how a changing climate will impact local regions from northern Mexico to southern Canada. The tool …

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Energy Commission Signs Agreement with the Mexican State of Jalisco to Support Clean Energy

California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the state of Jalisco to cooperate on clean energy policies and programs. The agreement comes as Jalisco recently announced the creation of the Jalisco Energy Agency. Weisenmiller and Jalisco Governor Aristóteles Sandoval signed the MOU …

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