California Partners with Federal Government on Offshore Wind

Join the live webcast of the California Energy Commission’s April 13 meeting on offshore wind issues in San Luis Obispo at 6pm: Live webcast address:http://cal-span.org/unipage/index.php?site=slo-span&meeting=1918&owner=SM&point=SLOC Live audio-only webcast address:http://cal-span.org/radio.php?site=cal-span&owner=SM Offshore wind is a newcomer to the renewable energy discussion in California, with two agencies – the California Energy Commission and …

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California Energy Commission Report Highlights Accomplishments

California’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase renewable energy garner attention from around the world, and the accomplishments of the California Energy Commission gain some of the spotlight. The Energy Commission, which is the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency, produced the 2016 California Energy Commission Accomplishments …

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California Energy Demand Continues Moderate Course

While the growth of photovoltaic solar systems begins to push peak demand for electricity supplied by utilities to later hours of the day, the latest energy forecast from the California Energy Commission finds future state consumption of electricity to be on a moderate course. The findings are from the Energy …

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Renewable Energy Report a Tool for Future Planning

How can large-scale renewable energy help California meet its renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission goals? That was the question posed in a multi-agency project called the Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0. The plenary report, which was released this week, synthesized existing information and public input. It will serve …

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Energy Commission Adopts 2016 IEPR Update

The California Energy Commission approved a major report assessing energy trends and issues facing the state’s electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel sectors during its business meeting yesterday. The 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update, which was adopted at the February 15 business meeting, highlights the state’s recent slate …

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