California Public Utilities Commission’s Clean Energy Order: Necessary, Timely, & Ambitious

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 03:10:06 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Mohit Chhabra The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted a decision to acquire 11.5 GW of mostly carbon-free electricity over the next five to seven years. This decision firmly places the state on course to getting to zero carbon electricity and a carbon neutral economy by 2045 for two reasons: (1) […]

Read more

2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

Read more

Robotaxis Can Now Collect Cash Money From Passengers In California

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 06:34:36 +0000

More than a dozen companies have long been approved to test out self-driving cars in California. Now, they can also charge passengers if they launch a robotaxi service

Read more

California Takes A Big First Step Toward Climate Change Adaptation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 03:50:28 +0000

California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) just became the nation’s first regulator to require utilities to better account for the impact of climate change on energy infrastructure and services, ordering them to prioritize it in their planning and operations

Read more

7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:12:04 +0000

There’s only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We’ve published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn’t dedicate full articles to

Read more