California Enviros Debate Priorities for Policy Report

“While reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the use of renewable resources will remain top priorities for California for the foreseeable future, a biennial policy report by state energy planners has some environmentalists calling for even more aggressive pivots — such as phasing out utility-scale renewable projects. The California Energy Commission is taking comments on…

Webinar: Energy Efficiency Regulations for Computers – Oct. 18

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The Appliances and Outreach and Education Office of the Efficiency Division at the California Energy Commission will present a webinar on the energy efficiency regulations for computers that become effective on January 1, 2018. The computers affected by these regulations include workstations, mobile workstations, rack-mounted workstations, small scale servers, and high expandability computers. Topic: Energy…

Workshop on the Draft 2017 Integrated Energy Policy Report – Oct. 23

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California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller, the Lead Commissioner for the 2017 Integrated Energy Policy Report, will conduct a workshop to receive public comments on the Draft 2017 Integrated Energy Policy Report (Draft 2017 IEPR). Other Commissioners from the Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission may also attend and participate in the…

California Energy Commission Spark Newsletter

The California Energy Commission has published the October edition of their newsletter, the Spark. Topics include energy storage, New Solar Homes Partnership, electric vehicle charging stations, zero net energy, and more. Click here to read the Spark

Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program Fall Symposium – Oct. 18

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California Energy Commission, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), and Southern California Edison Company (SCE) will host the second Annual Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Symposium. The Symposium will showcase a variety of EPIC projects that support Distribution System Automation. EPIC, an energy innovation funding program, seeks to…

Workshop on the Draft 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standard – Oct 4-5

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to gather stakeholder input on the development of the Draft 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The workshop will be held on: October 4 and 5, 2017 9:00 a.m. CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION 1516 Ninth Street First Floor, Rosenfeld Hearing Room Sacramento, California (Wheelchair Accessible) Background The California Energy…

Low-Interest Loans for Energy Efficiency Projects Applications are Now Available!

Notices and applications are now available on the CEC website for PON-17-403 and PON-17-401, financing for energy efficiency & renewable energy generation projects. PON-17-403 – Interest Rate 0% Loans for K-12 Schools Districts, County office education, State Special schools and Community Colleges. PON-17-401 – Interest Rate 1% Loans – for Cities, Counties, Special Districts, Public…

IEPR Workshop on Climate Adaptation and Resilience for the Energy System

The California Energy Commission will jointly conduct a workshop with the CPUC to discuss new scientific and policy advances on climate adaptation and resilience for the energy system. The workshop is part of the 2017 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) proceeding. Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller and lead Commissioner for the 2017 IEPR will…

Joint Agency Workshop on Senate Bill 350 Low-Income Barriers Study Implementation

The California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will jointly conduct a workshop to discuss implementation of the Low-Income Barriers ‘Study, Part A: Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Renewables for Low-income Customers and Small Business Contracting Opportunities in Disadvantaged. Communities. (“Barriers Study”). The Barriers Study was mandated by Senate Bill 350…

California Microgrid Roadmap Scoping Workshop – July 26th

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop with staff from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Independent System Operator (California ISO) on the California Microgrid Roadmap to develop a plan to accelerate the adoption of microgrids in the state. Stakeholders may participate in person or online. The workshop will be…

Joint Agency Workshop on Senate Bill 350 Low-Income Barriers Study Implementation

The California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will jointly conduct a workshop to discuss implementation of the Low-Income Barriers ‘Study, Part A: Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Renewables for Low-income Customers and Small Business Contracting Opportunities in Disadvantaged. Communities. (“Barriers Study”). The Barriers Study was mandated by Senate Bill 350…
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