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The Pathway to 2050 Is A Road Paved With Renewables

Looking into the state’s distant and recent past may yield a clue or two about California’s energy future. That was a focus of California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild during his closing speech at Pathway to 2050, an advanced energy conference held Aug. 10 in Sacramento. This annual gathering of movers …

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Energy Commission Workshop on Barriers That Low-Income and Disadvantaged Communities Face with Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The California Energy Commission is holding a workshop to discuss the barriers that low-income and disadvantaged communities face when considering adopting renewable energy and energy efficiency measures. The workshop, which begins at 9 a.m. on August 12 at the Energy Commission headquarters in Sacramento, will gather the input from community …

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Solar Power Production Sets New Record in California

Photo courtesy of California Independent System Operator (Cal ISO) Solar power production set a new record in California – when 8,030 megawatts of solar power was produced on July 12, 2016. That amount is nearly double the amount produced in mid-2014 and roughly 2,000 megawatts higher than solar power produced …

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