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California’s ICT Would Require 100% Zero-Emission Buses For Public Transit Agencies By 2040

California is continuing its push towards zero-emission vehicles with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voting on the Innovative Clean Transit measure this week. If approved, the proposed measure will set a firm date for all public transit agencies in the state to convert their fleets to 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2040. The ICT is […]

Redwood Coast Energy Authority is Hiring

Redwood Coast Energy Authority is looking to hire a manager of human resources and workforce development. This role will be focused on managing internal human resources functions as well as developing and administering workforce development programs that advance RCEA’s mission. Please click on the below links to view the application instructions and the full job description. […]

$2.9M grant approved for county ‘energy’ agency

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments board of directors has approved a $2.9 million grant to Valley Clean Energy that will lay the foundation for increased electric vehicle charging opportunities and multi-modal transportation hubs in Yolo County. The cities of Davis, Woodland and Yolo County joined forces with VCE to submit a joint application for […]

SFPUC to absorb $25 million in fees to keep CleanPowerSF bills from rising

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is moving ahead with a plan to absorb an estimated $25 million in added fees that would otherwise fall on the agency’s CleanPowerSF energy customers next year. On Tuesday, the commission unanimously approved a proposal to offset the fees with an automatic subsidy, protecting CleanPowerSF’s roughly 115,000 residential and […]

Hundreds of wind turbines could sprout off SLO County. Here’s how to learn about the plan.

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will host a meeting in San Luis Obispo this week to share information on the possibility of offshore wind developments along the California coast. This includes plans to add hundreds of 700-foot-tall floating turbines on sites off Diablo Canyon and Piedras Blancas. The meeting is Thursday from 5 to […]

California Regulators Consider New Rules for Powering Down the Grid to Stop Fires

As evidence mounts that a Pacific Gas & Electric transmission line failure caused last month’s deadly Camp Fire, and many of the state’s most destructive wildfires of the past two years, California regulators are poised to take a much deeper look at the controversial strategy of pre-emptively de-energizing power lines to possibly prevent future disasters. That’s […]