To help spur technology development and ultimately ease more renewables on the grid, California is requiring utilities to add big new energy storage capacity.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) hold a series of town meetings to explain why customers must pay extra to keep their analog meter.
A unanimous vote by the California Public Utilities Commission means twice as many consumers will be paid for excess power sent back to the grid.
California regulators say a settlement with NRG Energy will bring electric vehicle charging infrastructure to low- and moderate-income residents.
In settling an old claim by the state, NRG Energy agrees to spend $100 million to install some 200 fast-chargers in key areas of California.
California regulators revise PG&E’s smart meter program to allow residential customers to go analog, but with a $75 fee and $10 monthly charge.
California, in its quest to reach 33 percent renewables by 2020, approves solar and wind power contracts that will add more than 1,000 megawatts of capacity.
California makes changes to its Self-Generation Incentive Program, basing eligibility and awards on the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
On Sept. 20, the California Public Utilities Commission turns the focus to energy storage in the next panel discussion in its “Thought Leaders Speaker Series.”
The California Public Utility Commission has adopted a set of rules that attempt to protect ratepayer’s data gathered by smart meters.