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CPUC to Hold May 11 Voting Meeting in Merced

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold its May 11, 2017, Voting Meeting in Merced. The agenda for the meeting includes items on Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) rate case, and on the CPUC’s efforts to identify disadvantaged communities in the San Joaquin Valley and determine options to increase access to affordable energy […]

Solar Project at Joshua Tree Airport Put on Hold

JOSHUA TREE — The NextEra corporation is stopping, at least for now, construction of the solar farm planned in the old Roy Williams airport, a company official confirmed this week. “We are not proceeding with immediate construction of the project,” Steven Stengel, a representative of NextEra, said. Joshua Basin Water District General Manager Curt Sauer […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Now Serving All of San Mateo County with Lower Cost, Cleaner Electricity

REDWOOD CITY – Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE) became California’s largest community choice energy program this month, as the joint powers authority completed the enrollment of almost 300,000 accounts that are receiving electric generation service. PCE is a joint powers authority of the 20 cities in San Mateo County, and the county itself, set up to […]

CPUC and California Energy Commission to Hold En Banc on Customer Choice in Electricity in California

* UPDATE *  This event is FULL! Use this link to attend the Webinar: https://video.calepa.ca.gov/   SACRAMENTO, April 11, 2017 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission will hold a joint En Banc Hearing with Commissioners of both agencies attending to discuss the changing state of retail electric choice in California, […]

CARB Green-Lights Clean Air Efforts with Next-Gen Vehicles, Fuels

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has formally approved two climate and air quality efforts, including a suite of actions to deploy the next generation of clean vehicles, equipment and fuels. In the first action, CARB approved the State Strategy for the State Implementation Plan (State SIP Strategy), which describes the board’s commitment for further reducing […]

10 More Electric Buses To Make Porterville Fully Electric

The City of Porterville in California has entered into a sales contract with GreenPower Motor Company for the purchase of 10 EV350 40-foot zero-emission, all-electric, transit buses. The purchase will see all 9 of Porterville Transit’s routes go fully electric. Accompanying the purchase, 11 charging stations are to be installed at the transit service’s maintenance […]

California’s Jammed Highways Hold Hope as Power Source

California’s famously congested freeways may soon do more than create headaches. State officials agreed last week to fund an initiative to generate electrical power from traffic, a plan that involves harnessing road vibrations with the intent of turning the automobile, like the sun and wind, into a viable source of renewable energy. The technology is […]

MCE and Cenergy Announce Local and Union Labor Plan for New Solar Construction

Subcontractors Shortlisted to Provide Jobs to Build MCE Solar One RICHMOND, CA – MCE has partnered with solar developer Cenergy Power to build the largest publicly-owned solar project in the Bay Area, MCE Solar One. The 49.5 acre, 10.5 MW ground mounted solar farm in Richmond will support 341 jobs and provide power for 3,417 […]