Entries by Ellie Cohen

CPUC Recognizes Pivotal Role of Local Government in Community Energy Resilience Planning

On June 11, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a Decision in the microgrid proceeding (19-09-009) which recognized the pivotal role of local governments in energy resilience planning, a core principle of The Climate Centers’ Community Energy Resilience program.  The recent Decision directs investor-owned utilities to: Dedicate specific staff to help manage local jurisdiction […]

Good news for The Climate Center’s Community Energy Resilience program

by Ellie Cohen The last few weeks have brought good news related to The Climate Center’s Community Energy Resilience program, part of The Climate Center’s Climate-Safe California campaign. On April 29th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a Proposed Decision in its microgrid proceeding which included recommendations The Climate Center had filed with the CPUC. The Proposed Decision directs […]

The Climate Center and Partners Urge State Leaders to Fund Clean Energy Resilience as Part of Covid Recovery Stimulus

On Monday April 27th, the California Assembly held a hearing on “Covid Recovery and Economic Stimulus” as the Legislature seeks to finalize its budget for the upcoming state fiscal year.  Prior to the hearing, a coalition of clean energy groups, including The Climate Center, Clean Coalition, Vote Solar, Microgrid Resources Coalition and the Center for […]