Entries by Woody Hastings

Community Energy Resilience Webinar Series Up and Running

Highlighting Resources and Opportunities for Local Governments View our Community Energy Resilience for Local Government Webinar on June 10 HERE. Have you ever taken a look at a BUG map? If not, here is your opportunity. Diesel back-up generators (BUGs) have proliferated in California since the increase in wildfire and public safety power shut-off risk […]

CPX Regulatory Update for May 28, 2020

The CPUC is holding its meetings remotely. See the COVID19 information page on the CPUC’s website for more COVID19-related info.   Remote Meeting Notice from CPUC: Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, paragraph 3, that was issued on 3/17/20 Commissioners may participate remotely from teleconferencing locations. The public may observe, provide public comments during the public comment period, […]

CPX Legislative Update for May 28, 2020

The legislature has published revised schedules for the remainder of the 2020 session.  For the Assembly schedule, click HERE.  For the Senate schedule, click HERE. All meetings are held in a modified version pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20.      Below is the list of several, but not all of the key bills that we are tracking, […]

New Report Shines Solar Power Light on Fresno

On May 27 Environment California released its seventh annual survey of solar energy in America’s biggest cities. It found that in California, Fresno came in a very respectable fourth, behind only Los Angeles, San Diego, and San José in total megawatts of solar power capacity installed. Congratulations Fresno! Fresno is in the process of evaluation […]

CPX Regulatory Update for May 14, 2020

Due to the COVID19 crisis, the CPUC is holding its meetings remotely. They have initiated a COVID19 information page on their website that contains information relevant to the regulated community. Here is the Remote Meeting Notice from CPUC: Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, paragraph 3, that was issued on 3/17/20 Commissioners may participate remotely from teleconferencing locations. The […]

CPX Legislative Update for May 14, 2020

CPX LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – May 14, 2020 The legislature has resumed hearings as of May 4, albeit in a modified version pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20.   Something that you might find helpful is that the legislature has released revised schedules for the remainder of the session.  For the Assembly schedule, click HERE.  For the Senate schedule, […]

Regulatory Update for April 30, 2020

Coronavirus Message: Due to the COVID19 crisis, the CPUC is holding its meetings remotely. They have initiated a COVID19 information page on their website that contains information relevant to the regulated community. Here is the Remote Meeting Notice from CPUC: Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, paragraph 3, that was issued on March 17, 2020, Commissioners […]

Legislative Update for April 30, 2020

The legislature plans to resume the 2020 session on May 4th. The nature of these hearings, how members will participate, and how the public will be able to engage, is still being resolved. As the California legislature prepares to return May 4 under pressure to pass a state budget and respond to a new coronavirus […]

Legislative Update for April 16, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 disruption, the legislature has gone into recess until May 4th at the earliest. Members have been advised by their leadership to reduce the number of bills they wish to pursue this session. We are seeing many energy-related bills being withdrawn at this time. Two special sessions have been scheduled solely to […]