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July 15, 2024

California Energy Commission (CEC)

NOAA
Calif. Officials ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ on Summer Reliability

State energy officials are “cautiously optimistic” about maintaining grid reliability during the upcoming summer, with California poised to benefit from above-normal snowpack and precipitation coupled with the probability of mild conditions in its coastal regions.

CAISO
CAISO Transmission Plan Emphasizes Offshore Wind, Reliability

CAISO released a draft transmission plan identifying 26 new transmission projects aimed at accelerating California’s ability to meet its ambitious clean energy goals and costing an estimated $6.1 billion.

CEC
CEC Reduces Calif. Electricity Forecast on Lower Population Growth
Slower anticipated growth in California’s population has prompted state regulators to downwardly revise the electricity demand forecast used for grid planning. 
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California Bill to Speed Transmission Development Passes State Senate
The bill to accelerate development of new transmission lines passed the state Senate on a vote of 36-0 and is now headed for the lower house.
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Western Grid Challenges Weighed at WCPSC Meeting
Western regulators heard from a power panel of CEOs on maintaining grid reliability in the face of fires, storms, extreme heat and supply chain disruptions.
CAISO
CAISO Board Adopts Revamped Transmission Plan
CAISO's Board of Governors approved a redesigned transmission plan that focuses on high-priority projects amid a crush of interconnection requests.
CAISO
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.
CPCK
California Rolls Toward Zero-emission Locomotives
The California Air Resources Board plans to vote on a regulation requiring new switcher locomotives to be zero-emitting by 2030 and freight locomotives by 2035.
Veloz
California Hits 1.5M EVs Well Ahead of Target
More than 1.5 million light-duty electric vehicles have been sold in California, beating by two years the target set by a governor’s executive order in 2012.
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Clean Energy Startups Earn Millions in California Energy Commission Grants
The awards will fund producers of smart conductors, heat pumps, energy-producing windows and technology to detect flaws during batter manufacturing.

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