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Gov. Newsom announces plan to deal with extreme heat

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration this week announced a plan for addressing extreme heat that includes recommendations on how to monitor deaths caused by heat waves and the possible establishment of temperature limits for residential units.

01/12/22
                                                               

Governor outlines climate action spending in budget proposal

Gov. Gavin Newsom called for $22.5 billion in state spending to combate climate change next year, offering a suite of solutions that mirror climate action and decarbonization efforts now underway in San Diego.

01/12/22
                                                               

California targets offshore wind and green hydrogen in $2bn budget for ‘existential climate fight’

Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest California budget plan includes $2bn to promote development of green hydrogen, long-duration energy storage, offshore wind and other energy transition initiatives.

01/12/22
                                                               

San Diego County energy storage project aims to help fight climate crisis

The project will include 12 sites across the county, with the first two sites breaking ground next month in Chula Vista and El Cajon. Other site locations include La Mesa, Spring Valley, Rancho Peñasquitos, and Ramona. Once completed, the sites will be able to store enough electricity to power 110,000 homes for two hours.

12/30/21
                                                               

Three Solar Projects In California Mark A Massive Shift To Renewable Energy

As part of the U.S.’ efforts to counter climate change and achieve a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035, the Department of the Interior announced today that it has approved two solar projects with a third close to completion on public lands in Riverside County, California.

12/24/21
                                                               

SoCalGas Facilities Begin Switch to 100% Renewable Power Under Green Rate Program

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has begun purchasing renewable electricity under Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Green Rate Program everywhere the gas utility is eligible for service by SCE. Including this new arrangement, SoCalGas estimates that it will purchase nearly 53.7 million kilowatt hours of power from renewable sources each year, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 38,000 metric tons annually, the equivalent of taking more than 8,000 gasoline-powered cars off the road each year.

09/08/21
                                                               

Governor Newsom Holds Virtual Discussion with Leading Climate Scientists on State’s Progress Toward Carbon Neutrality

Governor Gavin Newsom today hosted a virtual meeting with internationally renowned scientists and climate change experts to discuss California’s ambitious climate goals, efforts to protect communities from harmful pollution and climate impacts, and how to accelerate the state’s transition to carbon neutrality.

 

08/16/21
                                                               

California approves 11.5 GW of new clean resources in largest-ever single procurement order

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on Thursday voted to approve an 11.5 GW procurement package composed entirely of clean energy resources that will come online in the middle of the decade, marking its largest-ever capacity procurement ordered at once.

07/07/21
                                                               

California Approves Microgrid Tariffs as Grassroots Groups Push for More Local Control of Energy

In a decision likely to be eyed closely by other states, California regulators yesterday approved microgrid tariffs and rules to hasten the deployment and commercialization of the technology.

06/03/21