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Tweet Follow me The San Diego Union-TribuneThe idea of a multi-state grid was first proposed as part of the 1990s legislation that deregulated the California energy market. It was suspended after electricity rates skyrocketed due to price manipulation by some traders and cost consumers tens of … …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me NGT NewsThe California Energy Commission (CEC) has funded the continued operation and maintenance of 16 hydrogen refueling stations located strategically throughout California. At a recent business meeting, the CEC approved more than $2 million for operating … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google...

Tweet Follow me 89.3 KPCCAlexandra Nagy of the environmental group Food & Water Watch called on the California Public Utilities Commission Thursday to investigate the circumstances that led to the reduction of gas deliveries and the need to withdraw gas from Aliso Canyon … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google...

Tweet Follow me YubaNetFeb. 22, 2018 – On Dec. 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality rules that require Internet service providers to treat online content equally and not interfere with consumers’ ability to lawfully access …The FCC’s vote repealing its net neutrality rules...

Tweet Follow me TeslaratiAs we noted in a previous report, a proposal to the New York Public Service Commission has been submitted by Orange and Rockland Utilities for a Tesla Powerpack system that could see a 70% reduction in the demand charges on customer electricity bills … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me East County MagazineFebruary 21, 2018 (San Diego’s East County) – California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) president Michael Picker has suggested that utilities be allowed to charge residents in high-fire risk areas higher rates for electricity. The reason would be … …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me California Energy Commission expects statewide load to fall on solar, efficienciesPlattsUnder a baseline assessment, the CEC expects rooftop solar to grow from about 5,000 MW to about 19,000 MW by 2030, an increase from the commission’s previous forecast. However, an additional 2,200 MW could be added when considering new building … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Natural Resources Defense CouncilA coalition of 40 organizations, including NRDC, submitted a formal petition to the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) today, requesting that it do more to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption by turning to utilities to be more proactive in … …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Voice of San DiegoThe California Public Utilities Commission wants a federal judge to issue sanctions against San Diego attorneys Michael Aguirre and Maria Severson for pressing forward with a lawsuit related to San Diego Gas & Electric’s handling of the 2007 fires … …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me Napa Valley RegisterA firefighter carries a water hose to put out a fire burning along Highway 29 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, near Calistoga. Associated Press. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The cost of preventing power-line wildfires could rise so high that … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By...

Tweet Follow me Does California Offer a National Model For Energy Storage Rules?The National Law ReviewThe CAISO has begun, for example, reviewing applications from some companies, including investor-owned utility companies, to seek approval as distributed energy resource providers (DERPs); and the CAISO has sought and received approval from FERC to … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Redondo Beach to join regional power programEasy Reader21 veto of the Council’s resolution to join came following a letter to the Manhattan Beach City Council, warning of potential effects from a resolution proposed by the California Public Utilities Commission. The resolution would have altered rules for … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Emerging Tech Fund Adds 6 to BoardTechwire.netThe California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), a nonprofit that advocates for expansion of broadband as a means of closing the “digital divide,” has added six new seats to its board of directors, bringing the total to 14 board members plus the … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Report: Gas Moratorium Pulled From CPUC AgendaSan Fernando Valley Business JournalThe president of the California Public Utilities Commission has withdrawn from consideration a temporary moratorium on new natural gas hookups in Los Angeles County, according to media reports. Radio station KNX reported via Twitter that Michael Picker … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Beach ReporterLess than a week later, the California Public Utility Commission announced a proposed rule that would have had severe impacts on new CCAs. The news led Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand to issue a veto. Since then, the CPUC rule has reportedly been … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me JD Supra (press release)On February 8, 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) adopted a new procurement process in a decision which suggested that 2,000 MW of new battery energy storage resources may be needed in California by 2030. This means an additional … …read more Source:: CPUC...

Tweet Follow me San Francisco ExaminerThe San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and Lyft Inc. have reached an agreement that will increase the city’s ability to analyze data about the ride-booking company’s operations, City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Wednesday. The data analysis is …Uber ‘thumbing its nose...

Tweet Follow me Greentech MediaHow those costs are shared between CCAs and utilties has been a longstanding point of contention between the two, with the California Public Utilities Commission serving as the referee. Last week, the CPUC adopted a resolution that will force future … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google...

Tweet Follow me The San Diego Union-TribuneAmong those and other revelations about the process to shape a settlement agreement, the CPUC called for a new deal, now under consideration. The new deal cuts the $25 million in greenhouse-gas funds in half. It also excludes the UC from receiving any … …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me California regulators first to allow multiple revenue streams for energy storageUtility DiveThe California Public Utilities Commission in mid-January became the first state regulator to issue revenue stacking rules for energy storage projects, but the rules could be more of a starting point than an end point. Revenue stacking — the layering … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...