It’s Official: California Will Be Tesla’s Engineering & AI Headquarters

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 04:59:24 +0000

Tesla's engineeringWait! Wasn’t Tesla sick of California? Not so fast. Tesla’s once-and-future engineering headquarters is going to be in Palo Alto, and everyone in the cast of characters is all smiles.

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California ZEV Sales Near 19% of All New Car Sales in 2022

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 18:11:44 +0000

California announced the latest data showing the state’s accelerating transition to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and ZEV market dominance — 18.8% of all new cars sold last year in California were ZEVs and 40% of ZEVs sold in the U.S. are sold in California. “California continues to lead the zero-emission vehicle revolution with groundbreaking policies and […]

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Are California Regulators Waiting To Crush Rooftop Solar Until After The Election?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:00:31 +0000

Courtesy of the Environmental Working Group SAN FRANCISCO — Fearing voter backlash, California regulators may hold off issuing their proposed decision on a utility proposal to stifle the state’s rooftop solar program until after the November election, according to an October 3 email bulletin from the San Diego–based nonprofit Solar Rights Alliance, citing credible sources. […]

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California’s Climate Bill — Huge? Or Not Really News?

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 21:16:24 +0000

Last night, the California Assembly worked overtime to secure passage of the largest climate bill in state (any state’s) history. The bill will surely be signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, who has long pushed for climate action. It includes $54 billion in spending over 5 years on things like electric vehicles, infrastructure, and resilience to […]

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Governor Newsom Sets Bold Clean Buildings Goals

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 18:50:24 +0000

Governor Newsom’s new targets will accelerate the deployment of super-efficient heat pumps, helping to keep people safe from extreme heat while cutting their energy bills and eliminating fossil fuel pollution. To achieve these goals, the California Legislature and the Governor need to fund equitable building decarbonization programs in the State budget in August. California Governor Gavin […]

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California Solar Energy — Attacks on Solar Net Metering, Rooftop Solar’s Many Benefits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 03:50:45 +0000

There have been attacks on solar net metering for a decade or more, due to the fact that net metering shifts revenue and profit from utilities to individual homeowners. An extreme attack on California solar net metering arose in the past year, but then recently stalled and got punted indefinitely after a lot of backlash. […]

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California Ends New Fracking Pending Results Of Scientific Study

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 02:45:43 +0000

California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered a halt to all new fracking permits pending a review by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Environmental groups cheered while industry groups predicted dire consequences.

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PG&E Seeking $14 Billion in Restructuring Plan

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 18:52:37 +0000

The post PG&E Seeking $14 Billion in Restructuring Plan appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) reportedly will soon file a restructuring plan that includes more than $14 billion in equity commitments, as the utility looks to recover from billions of dollars in liabilities tied to its role in California wildfires that caused the company to file the largest utility bankruptcy in U.S. history. Bloomberg on […]

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