Energy Commission Celebrates National Transportation Week

As the United States observes National Transportation Week, which runs from May 14 to 20, the California Energy Commission is recognizing transportation’s integral role in our country’s past, present, and future. Just think about the changes to our country and state driven by the completion of the transcontinental railroad or …

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Rancheria Launches Microgrid That Can Power Reservation

For some communities, like the Blue Lake Rancheria in Humboldt County, a climate change plan means building a microgrid. Last week, the rancheria celebrated the completion of a $6.3 million microgrid project two years in the making. “This project shows the type of leadership and partnership that can advance California’s …

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Making Complex Standards Easier to Understand

California’s building code is updated every three years. Several state agencies contribute to the code change, which the Building Standards Commission adopts. It is the responsibility of building officials in cities and counties to understand that code and ensure it is followed when a new home or building is being …

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Work Continues on Creating a Microgrid Roadmap

The California Energy Commission will hold a public workshop in San Diego to create a roadmap to accelerate the adoption of microgrid technology. The April 25 workshop, which begins at 9:30 a.m. at the U.S. Grant Hotel, is the third in a series of workshops to develop a roadmap with …

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