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Partnership Key to Reliable Power Grid

In Episode 130 of The Workplace podcast, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, and California Independent System Operator President and CEO...

CalChamber Companies Take Action to Maintain Grid Reliability; Governor Announces Compensation for Demand Reduction

When called on to take immediate emergency action to conserve energy by Governor Gavin Newsom, California Chamber of Commerce members responded, helping to avert...

Regional Collaboration Key to Keeping Power Flowing Amid Drought, Heat Waves

In May, when the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) issued its annual Summer Assessment of the state’s electrical grid, I used the term “guarded...

Governor Calls for Phase Out of Oil Extraction in State

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a press release announcing he was directing state agencies to phase out new permits for hydraulic fracturing in...

CalChamber Companies Lead in Innovating to Reduce Global Carbon Emissions

Reading the news these days, it is easy to get lost in the rhetoric of climate change. But in California, we’ve long moved past...

Record Heat Kicks Off Wave of Rolling Blackouts

For the first time in 20 years, California experienced rolling blackouts at more than 400,000 homes and businesses this week as energy demand outpaced...

Smart Choices Balance Climate Change, Renewables, and Energy Stability

California energy policy is a complex interaction of economics, technological challenges, and environmental considerations, all of which must work together to create a reliable...

Legislative Analyst: Rely More on Most Cost-Effective Climate Strategies

Relying more on the most cost-effective greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies was recommended last month by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). In its annual...

California Electricity Prices: No. 7 in U.S.

The annual U.S. electricity price map released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute shows California average electricity retail prices are among...