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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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Stanford Students Learn About Energy

From left to right: Commissioner David Hochschild, Terra Weeks, Alexandria Smith, Stanford Senior Research Scholar Dian Grueneich, Chairman Robert Weisenmiller, Jeffrey Lin, Esteban Guerrero, Commissioner Andrew McAllister, Commissioner Janea Scott. This summer, the California Energy Commission hosted four Stanford University students under public service summer fellowships to work with commissioners …

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Energy Commission Hosts African Delegation

About two dozen delegates from sub-Saharan African nations visited the California Energy Commission to learn how it helps implement the state’s energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals. The delegates are from a program called the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. It is the flagship program of President Obama’s …

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Energy Commission a Key Stop for International Visitors

A measure of California’s leadership role in renewable energy is the robust interest among those in the international energy sector in making a stop at the California Energy Commission. In 2015 the Energy Commission hosted delegations from 42 countries hailing from six continents. The strongest interest in visiting the Energy …

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California Shares Best Practices Integrating Renewable Energy and Clean Transportation Policies with China

Building off of the Clean Energy Ministerial 7 and the Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial gatherings, California sent a state delegation to Beijing, China, last week to participate in the United States-China Climate-Leaders Summit and Power Sector Reforms dialogue. California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller led the delegation, which included …

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