California

Ed’s note: climate change – is the house on fire?

Drought, polar vortices, storms of unprecedented ferocity, flooding - you name it and in one part or another of the globe, it...
Washington DC, Recipient of the LEED for cities Platinum award

DC passes Bill to move to 100% renewable energy

If we’ve learned something from the Trump administration in recent times, it’s that renewable energy and climate change doesn’t exactly top the...
demand response programmes

Itron in California ‘Smart Home Study’

Itron has been selected by the California Energy Commission to provide its load management technology for the 'Smart Home Study'. Itron is partnering with Alternative...
PG&E

New whitepaper intensifies wildfire and hurricane preparations

Southern California Gas has released a new study to help utilities and communities better prepare for disasters including wildfires and hurricanes. The study was conducted...
wildfire

PG&E supports wildfire crews with on-site base camp

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to respond to the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. PG&E crews are currently focused on supporting first...
SEPA Insights

California signs deal for largest solar-plus-storage project

Recurrent Energy LLC has signed two 15-year power purchase agreements with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power
Pacific Gas & Electric

Southern California Edison admits infrastructure caused Liberty Fire

Southern California Edison has issued a statement in response to a press release issued by the Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with the...
fossil fuel

New bill could see California free of fossil fuels by 2045

Legislation has been cleared by the Californian Assembly that could see the region adopt ambitious clean energy goals, ending its reliance on fossil fuels by phasing out their use to generate electricity by 2045.
wildfire

California drops wildfire utility protection plan

California lawmakers have decided to abandon a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires.  There’s not enough...
RGE Sul

California’s power system to enter a decade of disruption

With California’s grid facing an era of rapid change as access to renewable energy grows, three new reports from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank...

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