CALIFORNIA NEWS: State and Local Government / CPUC Policies and Actions / CSS

In California, governments at all levels are taking actions to expand Solar Energy production. This section provides a summary of actions taken by the Governor’s Office, California Legislature, agencies such as the California Energy Commission (CEC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and local governments. In this case, the local government initiatives may be originating at a town, city and/or county level. Community Supported Solar (CSS) projects and developments are included. The news selected for inclusion is based on expected long-term import and, in some cases, uniqueness. Numerous routine developments are not included.


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Is California risking another energy crisis with community choice programs?

Californians have more options than ever for buying energy. Rooftop solar and batteries have made it possible for homeowners and Read More →

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California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes

Long a leader and trendsetter in its clean-energy goals, California took a giant step on Wednesday, becoming the first state Read More →

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Expanding Solar Access in California’s San Joaquin Valley

Solar has been booming in some parts of the San Joaquin Valley, including many farmers and schools going solar to lower Read More →

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California Today: Can San Diego Ditch the Power Company

For the last 18 years, California regulators have shaped energy policy largely based on fear. They wanted to avoid repeating Read More →

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California Sets New Rules for Community Choice Aggregators

In California, Community-choice aggregators, or CCAs, are cities or counties that have taken over key aspects of their own electricity Read More →

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