Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Electricity

Immense Progress for State’s Energy Grid

Top energy sector leaders from across the state joined the California Chamber Board of Directors meeting recently to discuss California’s clean energy future, and...

Governor Signs Bill to Relicense Diablo Canyon Power Plant

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that provides the mechanism to relicense the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant and ensure a source of essential...

Bill to Relicense Diablo Canyon Power Plant Goes to Governor

In the final hours of the session, legislators passed and sent to the Governor a CalChamber-supported bill, SB 846 (Dodd; D-Napa), that provides the...

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...

CalChamber Backs Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to support the bipartisan infrastructure plan endorsed by President Joe Biden and a...

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...

Drought Challenges Increasingly Evident for Both Water Suppliers and Water Users

It’s official. California is in another drought cycle as are most of the western states. A look at the U.S. Drought Monitor shows a...

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...

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...