December 10, 2023

CA Legislation

California Localities Work to Expedite Rooftop Solar Permitting
At least 44 California cities now automate permitting for residential rooftop solar projects, following passage of a state law last year requiring them to adopt a permitting platform.
New California Law to Give State Power to Procure Renewable Energy
In a move expected to boost offshore wind development, the California legislature passed a bill that would give the state authority to buy certain types of clean energy.
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Apple Supports Proposed Calif. Emissions Reporting Bill
Apple put its considerable heft behind a California bill that would increase the emissions reporting requirements for more than 5,000 large companies that do business in the state.
Office of the Governor
Newsom Expresses ‘Sense of Urgency’ on Energy Buildout
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget and five-bill infrastructure package targeting reliability and building generation.
Calif. Legislature Approves Key Infrastructure Bills

California lawmakers OK’d Gov. Newsom’s package of infrastructure bills to speed clean energy development, sending the measures to Newsom for his signature.

Calif. Governor, Lawmakers Agree on Infrastructure Bills
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders reached a budget deal that includes most of Newsom's controversial energy infrastructure bills.
California Governor's Office
Newsom Stresses Role of Permitting in California Energy Transition
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has bold words for transitioning to clean energy, including on permitting, but his plan lacks some specifics.
California Governor's Office
California Governor, PUC Take Steps to Speed Project Development
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Public Utilities Commission announced moves to try to expedite construction of transmission and clean-energy projects.
California Faces Challenges Connecting 156 GW to Grid
A California Energy Commission workshop examined the difficulties of connecting vast quantities of clean energy resources to the bulk electric system by 2045.
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Will Income-tiered Fixed Costs Help California Decarbonize?
Panelists at the RE+ Northern California conference discussed utility rate design to lessen the impact of decarbonization and wildfire mitigation on ratepayers.

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