• News Releases
  • October 11, 2017Energy Commission Approves Biomass System in Shasta County and Zero-Percent Loan for Solar System in Soledad Schools - New energy standards approved for Lancaster
  • September 13, 2017Energy Commission Awards Grant to Address California’s Dead Trees - Early-Stage Energy Ideas Also Receive Funding
  • September 1, 2017CAISO Issues Statewide Flex Alert for Today
  • August 9, 2017Energy Commission Awards Grants to Study Turning Forest and Food Waste Into Energy - Grants Also Approved for Northern California Hydrogen Stations
  • August 1, 2017CPUC and Energy Commission Seek Feedback on Proposal for New Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group
  • July 19, 2017Energy Commission Chair Releases Letter Urging the Future Closure of Aliso Canyon
  • July 12, 2017Energy Commission Awards Research Grants for Renewable Energy
  • June 14, 2017Energy Commission Report Finds California Energy Efficiency Standards Highly Impactful - Commission Awards Funds To Expand Hydrogen Refueling Network, Energy Innovation
  • May 10, 2017Energy Commission Awards More Than $36 Million for Clean Transportation
  • April 27, 2017Energy Commission Adopts Research Investment Plan
  • April 20, 2017State Officials Celebrate California's Leadership in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Adoption - Caravan through Bay Area Demonstrates Fuel Cell Cars are Practical Option for Californians
  • April 12, 2017Energy Commission Approves Research Grants for Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Electricity Generation - Adopts Investment Plan Update for Alternative Fuels Program
  • April 11, 2017CPUC and California Energy Commission to Hold En Banc on Customer Choice in Electricity in California
  • March 22, 2017Location Changed for Workshop to Examine Future R&D Funding for Disadvantaged Communities
  • March 8, 2017Energy Commission Funds Research for Energy Efficiency, Natural Gas and Agriculture and Industrial Projects
  • March 1, 2017Proposed Decision Released for Amended Huntington Beach Energy Project
  • February 23, 2017Proposed Decision Released for Alamitos Energy Center Project
  • February 17, 2017Energy Commission Reports $827 Million Approved for Energy Projects in K-12 Schools
  • February 15, 2017Energy Commission Adopts 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update
  • January 27, 2017Energy Commission Issues Statements on Death of Arthur H. Rosenfeld
  • January 25, 2017Energy Commission Adopts RPS Results for POUs, Energy Demand Forecast Through 2027
  • December 16, 2016Expanding Transmission to Access Renewables May be Key to Reach State Mandates
  • December 14, 2016Energy Commission Adopts Energy Standards for Computers and Monitors - Standards will save consumers millions of dollars
  • November 22, 2016Registration Underway for Energy Commission’s EPIC Symposium - Event Showcases Investments in Clean Energy Research
  • November 9, 2016Energy Commission Approves New Solar Rule for San Francisco and Guidelines for New Solar Homes Partnership
  • October 19, 2016Energy Commission Funds New Wastewater Treatment Process and Solar Power Collector
  • October 12, 2016Navy and Energy Commission Agree to Partner on Renewable Energy Projects
  • September 15, 2016Secretary Jewell, State of California Announce Landmark Renewable Energy, Conservation Plan for 10 Million Acres of California Desert - Comprehensive Blueprint to Guide Responsible Renewable Energy Development, Conserve Key Landscapes
  • September 14, 2016Energy Commission Funds Natural Gas Engine Development for Heavy-Duty Trucks and CNG Fueling Infrastructure
  • September 9, 2016Energy Commission Proposes Energy Savings for Computers and Monitors - Proposed standards could save consumers millions
  • August 22, 2016Energy Agencies Release Action Plan to Preserve Southern California Energy Reliability This Winter
  • August 10, 2016Energy Commission Funds LA Energy Innovation Cluster to Aid Entrepreneurs - Santa Monica Receives $1.5 Million for Microgrid Project Through the EPIC Challenge
  • August 3, 2016CPUC, Energy Commission, and NBI Announce Milestone Toward Achieving Statewide Zero Net Energy Goal
  • July 29, 2016State Releases Final Plan to Transform Freight System - Collaborative effort highlights new technologies to improve air quality, help economy grow
  • July 29, 2016Industry and Efficiency Proponents Agree on Big Efficiency Gains for Pool Pumps - Consumers to Save up to $28 Billion
  • July 14, 2016Energy Commission Announces Off-Road Natural Gas Vehicle Funding Opportunity
  • July 13, 2016Energy Commission Saves Energy Through Research Projects and Loans - $8 Million Approved to Study Viability of Energy Efficient Technologies
  • June 28, 2016Energy Commission’s Bioenergy Grant Opportunity Addresses Tree Mortality
  • June 17, 2016Energy Commission, Department of General Services Issue Call for Conservation During Heatwave - Encourage Managers of Southern California State Buildings to Reduce Energy Use
  • June 16, 2016High-Speed Rail Authority and Energy Commission Team Up to Make California Greener
  • June 16, 2016Workshops Scheduled to Consider Potential Governance Structure of a Western Regional Grid Operator
  • June 15, 2016California Energy Commission Receives 2016 State Leadership in Clean Energy Award for New Solar Homes Partnership - The California Energy Commission’s New Solar Homes Partnership program is helping to make new homes in California environmentally friendly, while reducing energy bills
  • June 14, 2016Energy Commission Approves More Than $16 Million to Save Water, Identify Methane Leaks and Secure Natural Gas Infrastructure - $13.5 Million Also Approved for Alternative Fuels and Transportation Projects
  • May 17, 2016Energy Commission Approves Grants for Building Efficiency and Innovative R&D
  • May 3, 2016State issues draft plan for freight system of the future - New technologies to deliver cleaner air, increased efficiency, competitiveness
  • April 13, 2016Energy Commission Funds Electric Vehicle Chargers along Major State Routes - Also Continues to Fund Research to Bring Clean Energy Technologies to Market
  • April 5, 2016Energy Agencies Release Draft Action Plan to Preserve Energy Reliability in Greater Los Angeles This Summer in Wake of Aliso Canyon Leak
  • March 9, 2016Energy Commission Invests in Higher Efficiency Natural Gas Projects
  • February 17, 2016Long Beach Workshop Examines Feasibility of Natural Gas-Powered Off-Road Vehicles
  • February 17, 2016Fresno Workshop Examines Feasibility of Natural Gas-Powered Off-Road Vehicles
  • February 10, 2016Key Assessment of California Energy Adopted by Commission - Commission also awards grants for intelligent thermostat and smart charging software
  • January 27, 2016Energy Commission Adopts Lighting Standards to Save Californians More Than $4 Billion in Electricity Costs
  • January 13, 2016Energy Commission Supports Advanced Energy Technology Through Research, Loans and Policy
  • December 9, 2015Funding Approved to Accelerate Innovative Energy Savings
  • December 2, 2015Symposium Highlights Clean Energy Projects
  • November 23, 2015California Energy Commission Chair Sees Growth for Renewable Energy with Expansion of Regional Energy Market
  • November 12, 2015Energy Commission Reaches $1 Million Settlement over Robot Vacuums - Also funds energy efficiency workforce development and natural gas infrastructure in schools
  • November 6, 2015Workshop Examines Rapid Land Subsidence in California
  • October 19, 2015New Proposed Lighting Standards Save Energy, Improve Quality - The proposed standards could save Californians more than $4 billion in energy costs over 13 years
  • October 14, 2015Energy Commission Funding Supports Efficiency, Alternative Fuel Projects - Modifies reporting process for publicly owned utilities to ensure increased use of renewable energy
  • October 14, 2015Chair Weisenmiller Touts Benefits of Regional Grid Integration
  • October 8, 2015Understanding Energy Use Will Spur Efficiency Measures of AB 802
  • October 8, 2015Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller Expresses Support for AB 865
  • October 8, 2015State Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day - California Leads the Way for Advanced Transportation Vehicles
  • October 7, 2015Energy Commission Poised to Enact Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals Approved by Governor Brown
  • September 9, 2015Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings to Improve with Passage of Action Plan - Energy Commission also approves energy efficiency and transportation loans
  • September 8, 2015Asociación California-México aborda cambio climático - Misión comercial fortalece acuerdo entre California y México, y crea nuevas oportunidades para tecnologías de energía limpia
  • September 8, 2015California-Mexico Partnership Addresses Climate Change - Trade mission reinforces California-Mexico agreement, creates new clean technology opportunities
  • September 8, 2015Clean Energy Jobs Act Citizens Oversight Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair
  • August 25, 2015New Application Shows Projected Climate Change Impacts in California - Interactive Tool Provides Actionable Climate Data to Help Scientists and Planners
  • August 24, 2015Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller Supports New Action to Promote Green Energy Financing
  • August 12, 2015Energy Commission Approves New Standards to Save 38 Billion Gallons of Water - Also approves energy efficiency and transportation loans
  • August 3, 2015Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller Expresses Support for the Clean Power Plan
  • July 30, 2015Energy Commission Approves Carlsbad Energy Center Amendments - Also approved precautionary backup water plans for two San Joaquin Valley power plants
  • July 28, 2015Energy Commission Workshop Touts Community-Scale Renewable Energy Opportunities and Successes
  • July 8, 2015Energy Commission Approves Grants for Alternative Transportation Projects, Loans for Energy Efficiency Projects
  • July 7, 2015Energy Commission Grants Hydrogen Energy California Suspension, Denies Request to Terminate Power Plant Project
  • June 30, 2015California Energy Commission Plans Drought Workshop in Lynwood - Public input sought on new rebate and grant program to save water and energy
  • June 30, 2015Energy Commission Online Map Tracks Water and Energy Resources
  • June 16, 2015Presiding Member's Proposed Decision Released for Carlsbad Energy Center
  • June 10, 2015Energy Commission Continues March Toward Zero Net Energy With 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards - Also funds several grants through the Electric Program Investment Charge
  • June 10, 2015Energy Commission Approves 'Data Adequacy' of Puente Power Project Application
  • June 1, 2015California Energy Commission Holds Drought Workshop in Fresno - Public input sought on drought-fighting water and energy saving rebate program
  • May 13, 2015Energy Commission Funds Energy and Water Saving Research - Also funds alternative fuel for armored security trucks
  • April 22, 2015Energy Commission Seeks Applicants for $9 Million in Grants to Train Building Efficiency Workforce
  • April 14, 2015California Energy Commission Chair responds to PacifiCorp's plans to explore joining the California ISO
  • April 8, 2015Energy Commission Approves Grants for Transportation, Energy Storage, Biogas and Efficiency Programs - Adopts Investment Plan Update for Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program
  • April 8, 2015Energy Commission Approves Water Appliance Standards to Save More Than 100 Billion Gallons Per Year - Governor Brown's recent executive order helps to speed up approval
  • March 24, 2015Energy Commissioner to Speak at Opening of Diamond Bar Hydrogen Refueling Station
  • March 12, 2015Energy Commission Releases Draft Energy Efficiency Computer Standards - Consumers Will Save Money Each Month on Electric Bills
  • March 11, 2015Energy Commission Approves Grants for Energy Storage, Biofuel, Efficiency and Transportation Programs - Adopts 2014 Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) annual report
  • March 11, 2015California, Netherlands Province Sign Agreement to Collaborate on Innovative Transportation Energy Projects
  • March 9, 2015Energy Commission Releases Framework to Double Progress in Achieving Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings
  • February 27, 2015Schools Can Now Apply Online for Energy Efficiency Funding Through Proposition 39
  • February 25, 2015Energy Commission adopts report on how state will transform transportation to meet climate and clean air goals - Also approves nearly $16 million for building efficiency research projects and $11 million for biofuels production
  • January 26, 2015 California Energy Commissioners Speak at VerdeXchange
  • January 14, 2015California Approves another $18 Million to Fund Clean Energy Projects - $12 million for alternative vehicles, $4 million for geothermal projects and $3.5 million for energy efficiency upgrades
  • January 8, 2015California roadmap paves the way for energy storage technology
  • December 15, 2014California Names Members of Petroleum Market Advisory Committee - First meeting in December will establish working procedures and market topics to explore
  • December 10, 2014California Makes First Investments in Hundred-Million-Dollar Energy Research & Development Program - Funding for hydrogen fueling station operations and high-resolution geothermal maps was also approved
  • December 10, 2014First Northern California Retail Hydrogen Refueling Station Now Open for Business
  • November 17, 2014California Approves $13.5 Million in Loans for Energy-Efficient Upgrades to Schools - Grants for alternative and renewable fuel projects totaling nearly $8 million also approved
  • November 14, 2014AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California - Largest vehicle-to grid-project in the country
  • October 29, 2014Energy Commission Approves Construction of Huntington Beach Power Plant
  • October 28, 2014Computers Use More Energy Than Previously Thought - Office computers often left on consuming energy around the clock
  • October 7, 2014California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs
  • October 3, 2014Upcoming Energy Commission Workshop Targets Disadvantaged Communities, Small Businesses Looking for Investments in Clean Transportation Projects
  • October 3, 2014Federal and State Agencies Announce Public Meetings for Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
  • September 30, 2014California Lights the Way with Proposals for Energy-Efficient Lights - Improving Efficiency of Small Bulbs Generally Used in Track Lighting and Light-Emitting Diodes (LED) Designed to Replace Incandescent Bulbs
  • September 23, 2014U.S. Department of the Interior and State of California Release Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan for Public Review - Comprehensive Blueprint to Guide Responsible Renewable Energy Development, Conserve Key Landscapes
  • September 12, 2014Presiding Member's Proposed Decision Released for Palen Energy Project
  • September 10, 2014California Energy Commission Approves $13 Million in Grants for Natural Gas Technologies and Advances in Biofuels - Grants include demonstration of high-efficiency commercial food service equipment
  • September 4, 2014New California Petroleum Market Advisory Committee To Provide Analysis on Market Drivers - Independent experts to analyze price fluctuations and what drives them
  • September 3, 2014Presiding Member's Proposed Decision Released for Huntington Beach Energy Project
  • September 3, 2014California Moves to Improve Solar Incentive Program for New Homes
  • August 28, 2014California Approves Plans Totaling $66 Million for Prop 39 Projects - More than 75 energy plans approved by California Energy Commission in first fiscal year
  • August 27, 2014California Funds Innovative Technologies to Improve Natural Gas Pipeline Safety - Also approves $1 million in grants to expand number of electric vehicle charging stations
  • July 31, 2014California Agencies Roll Out Red Carpet for Hydrogen Electric Vehicles - State partnerships accelerate the transition to zero-emission vehicles
  • July 29, 2014Preliminary Staff Assessment Released for Redondo Beach Energy Project
  • July 23, 2014California Energy Commission Advances Construction of Hydrogen Refueling and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • July 1, 2014New Title 24 Standards Will Cut Residential Energy Use by 25 Percent, Save Water, and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Update Takes Effect July 1
  • June 19, 2014California Investing Millions to Build Hundreds of EV Charging Stations - Awards will also fund innovative natural gas fuel tanks and filter system for wastewater treatment
  • May 28, 2014California Wins Case Allowing New Public Energy R&D Program to Be Administered as Planned
  • May 22, 2014California Energy Commission Joins U.S. Department of Energy to Dedicate EnerVault's Long-Duration Energy Storage System - First Grid-scale Iron-Chromium Redox Flow Battery in the World
  • May 14, 2014California Awards Millions for Transportation, Environmental Research and School Energy Efficiency Projects - Includes more than $6 million for alternative fuel infrastructure and vehicle-to-grid fleet
  • May 6, 2014Responding to Drought, Energy Commission Speeds Effort to Make Water Appliances More Efficient - Standards have potential to save $1.12 billion and 86 billion gallons of water annually
  • May 5, 2014California Energy Commission Meeting on Proposed Palen Solar Energy Project May 7
  • May 1, 2014California Investing Nearly $50 Million in Hydrogen Refueling Stations - Accelerates construction of 28 new stations and one mobile refueler to boost statewide public network
  • April 29, 2014California Joins H2 USA to Advance Hydrogen Transportation - Increasing zero-emission vehicles is critical to achieve greenhouse gas and air quality targets
  • April 25, 2014California Energy Commission Plans Site Visit and Information Hearing for the Proposed Alamitos Energy Center
  • April 22, 2014California Investing Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in Electricity R&D and Alternative Fuels - Nearly $400 million to advance innovation and $100 million for greenhouse gas reductions
  • April 15, 2014California Energy Commission Workshop on Palen Solar Power Project
  • April 7, 2014Energy Commission Continues Investing Hundreds of Millions In Next-Generation Clean Technologies - Looking to achieve breakthroughs and bring innovations from "lab to life"
  • April 3, 2014Energy Commission Approves First Wave of Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plans - Schools in Alameda County, Temecula and Salinas among the first to have projects approved to receive funding from Department of Education
  • March 12, 2014Energy Commission starts certification review for new power plant, approves $14.6 million for LED streetlights and alternative fuels and technologies
  • March 11, 2014Part B of Preliminary Staff Assessment for Huntington Beach Power Plant Released
  • February 27, 2014Regional Workshops Aim to Help Schools Apply for Energy Upgrade Funding - Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno, Bakersfield and North Coast trainings complement online tools available at www.energy.ca.gov
  • February 27, 2014California Energy Commission Updating Appliance Efficiency Enforcement Process - Designed to Ensure Consumers Get Maximum Benefits of Efficiency Standards
  • February 24, 2014Key California energy policy maker to discuss funding strategies at ARPA-E Innovation Summit
  • February 20, 2014San Diego School Districts Out Front to Achieve Energy Savings With Proposition 39 Funds - CleanTECH San Diego hosts California Energy Commission’s first field workshop in Southern California
  • February 20, 2014Energy Commission fines power plant, approves research grants
  • February 13, 2014Statements from California Energy Commission Re: Ivanpah Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, February 13
  • February 12, 2014California Schools Can Now Apply for Prop. 39 Funds to do Energy Upgrades - State Now Accepting Expenditure Plans from Schools Looking to Save Money and Energy
  • February 7, 2014Redondo Beach Energy Project Workshop Scheduled for February 10
  • January 15, 2014California Aims to Increase Efficiency, Demand Response to Meet Need For Reliable, Low-Carbon Energy System - Report looks at how to replace energy from SONGS with preferred resources and address climate impact on grid while meeting 2030, 2050 climate goals
  • January 15, 2014Energy Commission Approves Blythe Solar Power Project Amendment
  • January 3, 2014Commission Committee Holds Conference for Palen Solar Power Project January 7
  • December 19, 2013Energy Efficiency Guidelines for School Funding Approved by Energy Commission
  • December 16, 2013California Energy Commission Releases Proposed Decisions on Two Solar Project Amendments
  • December 12, 2013Energy Commission Awards $1.1 Million for Energy Research - Small grant projects to study transportation, natural gas and electricity technologies
  • November 27, 2013Redondo Beach Energy Project Workshop Scheduled for December 5
  • November 15, 2013Palen Solar Electric Generating System Project Evidentiary Hearing Scheduled for November 22
  • November 15, 2013Huntington Beach Energy Project Workshop Scheduled for November 20
  • November 8, 2013Upcoming Hydrogen Energy California Project Workshops and Committee Conference Scheduled for November
  • November 8, 2013Upcoming Workshop and Evidentiary Hearing for Blythe Solar Power Project Amendment
  • October 17, 2013Prehearing Conference and Evidentiary Hearings for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • October 14, 2013Blythe Solar Power Project Amendment Staff Assessment Now Available
  • October 11, 2013Huntington Beach Energy Project Preliminary Staff Assessment Now Available
  • October 10, 2013GO-Biz Announces Initiative to Streamline Permitting of New Hydrogen and Electric Fueling Stations - State of California Partners with Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai and Other Auto Manufacturers for 2015 Roll Out
  • October 9, 2013California Energy Commission Launches Online Systems for Public Comments and Official Filings for Power Plant Proceedings
  • October 7, 2013California Natural Resources Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change at Meeting in Merced
  • October 7, 2013California Natural Resources Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change at Meeting in Truckee
  • October 7, 2013California Natural Resources Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change at Meeting in Los Angeles
  • October 1, 2013Energy Commission Announces Proposition 39 Draft Guideline Meetings - Public Comments Sought on Draft Guidelines for School Energy Projects
  • September 27, 2013California Natural Resource Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change at Meeting in Klamath
  • September 27, 2013Informational Hearing and Site Visit for Redondo Beach Energy Project Scheduled for October 1
  • September 26, 2013California Natural Resource Agency Seeks Public Input on Safeguarding California from Climate Change at Meeting in Sacramento
  • September 20, 2013El Segundo workshop to be held October 1
  • September 16, 2013California Natural Resource Agency Seeks Public Comment on Safeguarding California from Climate Change
  • September 12, 2013Energy Commission Funds Projects to Advance 21st Century Electricity Grid - Researchers to Address Challenges in Grid and Smart Home Technologies
  • September 12, 2013Workshops to be held September 17-19 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • September 11, 2013Final Staff Assessment Released for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • September 6, 2013CPUC, Energy Commission, and Assemblymember Quirk Host Discussion on Energy Data and Analysis
  • August 28, 2013Latest Energy Commission Research Awards Aimed at Achieving California's Clean Energy Goals - Key Projects Designed to Address Gaps to Advance Improvements in Alternative Vehicles, Energy Efficiency
  • August 27, 2013Energy Commission Begins Review for Redondo Beach Energy Project
  • August 9, 2013California Energy Commission Statement Regarding Multi-State Agreement with Energy Department To Advance Delayed Energy Efficiency Standards
  • July 26, 2013El Segundo informational hearing and site visit to be held August 13
  • July 19, 2013Prop. 39 Funding Deadline for Two-Year Grants Two Weeks Away - August 1 Deadline to Receive Two Year's Worth of Energy Efficiency Funds in 2013-2014
  • July 11, 2013Low-Interest Loan Boosts Pittsburg Schools' Energy Efficiency - New Solar PV, Lighting and HVAC Installations Will Improve Learning Environment for Students
  • July 10, 2013Workshops to be held July 17, 22, 25, and 26 for Palen Solar Electric Generating System
  • July 8, 2013Energy Commission Awards $1.7 Million for Military Microgrid Project - Additional Awards Will Fund 10 Research and Development Efforts Including Thermal Energy Storage and Building Energy Efficiency
  • June 28, 2013Preliminary Staff Assessment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement Released for the Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • June 28, 2013Divulgación de la Evaluación Preliminar del Personal y del Borrador de la Declaración de Impacto Ambiental para el Proyecto de Energía a Hidrógeno de California
  • June 28, 2013Preliminary Staff Assessment Released for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • June 17, 2013Governor appoints Lori Sinsley as Energy Commission Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning and Media
  • June 12, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $26 Million for Green Transportation Projects - Funded Projects Will Provide More Clean Vehicle Rebates to California Drivers, and Increase Fueling Stations for Electric, Natural Gas and Propane Vehicles
  • June 12, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $18 Million to Expand Hydrogen Fueling Stations in California - Projects Will Support Emerging Market for Zero Emission Fuel Cell Vehicles
  • June 12, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $3 Million in Renewable Energy Grants to Five Counties
  • June 12, 2013CORRECTED: Energy Commission Implements Renewable Program for Public Utilities
  • June 12, 2013Energy Commission, ARPA-E Sign Agreement for Energy Research Projects
  • June 11, 2013Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles on Display - California Energy Commission showcases zero tailpipe emission automobiles
  • June 7, 2013Governor Brown Issues Statement on Permanent Closure of San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant
  • June 7, 2013Statement by Energy Commission Chair on Closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
  • May 23, 2013PG&E, Energy Commission Unveil Battery Energy Storage in San Jose
  • May 22, 2013Driving Tips Can Trim the Cost of Summer Travel - Get More Miles per Gallon With Simple Fuel-Saving Habits
  • May 22, 2013PG&E and Energy Commission Unveil State's Largest Battery Energy Storage System in San Jose
  • May 14, 2013New Guidance Released to Help Schools Boost Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy
  • May 9, 2013Energy Commission Awards $1.4 Million in Energy Efficiency Loans to School Districts, Fort Bragg
  • May 8, 2013Energy Commission Awards Nearly $5 Million for Green Transportation Projects - Projects Will Increase Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Upgrade Alternative Fueling Equipment
  • May 8, 2013Energy Commission Awards $14.5 Million for Energy Research - $1.6 Million Will Support Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Research
  • May 8, 2013Energy Commission Keeps State on Track to Reach Clean Transportation Goals - New Investment Plan Refines Priorities and Opportunities for Transforming California's Vehicles and Fuels
  • April 30, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $575,000 for Green School Bus Projects - School District Fueling Upgrades Support Cleaner Buses
  • April 30, 2013Energy Commission Awards Nearly $4 Million for Research Projects - Bay Area Firm to Demonstrate Above-Ground Compressed Air Energy Storage System
  • April 26, 2013Workshops to be held April 30 and May 1 for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Project Amendment
  • April 18, 2013California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Energy Commission Complete Landmark Land Mitigation Deal for Ivanpah Solar Project - State Partners with Project Owners to Purchase Conservation Land
  • April 11, 2013Workshop to be held April 17 for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Amendment
  • April 10, 2013Energy Commission Awards $4.4 Million in Energy Loans to Cities and Schools
  • April 10, 2013Energy Commission Awards Nearly $700,000 for Green Transportation Projects - School Fleet Fueling Upgrade and Vehicle Buy-Downs will Help Reduce Tailpipe Emissions and Reduce Petroleum Dependence
  • April 5, 2013Big Bear Lake Lighting Retrofit Completed
  • April 2, 2013Innovative Research Helps California Achieve Energy Goals - New Energy Commission Report Highlights Investments in Clean Energy Projects
  • March 26, 2013CPUC Hosts Discussion on Utilizing Energy Consumption Data to Improve Effectiveness of Policies and Programs
  • March 25, 2013Energy Commission Moves to Improve Appliance Efficiency
  • March 20, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $5.5 Million to Support Green Transportation - Funded Projects Include Biofuels Production and Vehicle Buy-Downs
  • March 20, 2013Energy Commission Awards $1.8 Million for Energy Research
  • March 11, 2013Evidentiary hearings for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System extended to March 18 and 19
  • March 1, 2013Workshop on March 5 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System
  • February 28, 2013State's Energy Policy Update Goes to Governor, Legislature - Report Update now available as an e-publication for iPads and other devices
  • February 28, 2013Energy Commission Awards $4.5 Million for Clean Vehicle Rebates - Rebates Will Assist Consumers Purchasing Clean Vehicles
  • February 28, 2013Energy Commission Awards Nearly $5 Million for Biorefinery Development in Fresno County - Project Will Convert Sugar Beets Into Biofuel Ethanol, Create Jobs, and Promote Clean Energy Innovation in California
  • February 28, 2013Energy Commission Awards Nearly $1 million for Solar Project in Inyo County - County to Save More Than $76,000 Annually
  • February 27, 2013Energy Commission to Consider Funding of Nearly $5 Million for Fresno County Biorefinery - Project Would Convert Sugar Beets Into Biofuel
  • February 20, 2013Prehearing conference and evidentiary hearings for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System
  • February 13, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $17 Million to Support Green Transportation - Projects Include a Biodiesel Facility and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • February 13, 2013Energy Commission Awards $4.8 Million in Energy Loans to Cities, College - Energy Efficient Upgrades Include Lighting, HVAC, and Solar PV Systems
  • February 12, 2013Collection of Plug-in Electric Vehicles on Display - California Energy Commission showcases "green" automobiles
  • February 11, 2013Governor Brown Appoints Janea Ashanti Scott and David Russell Hochschild to the Energy Commission
  • February 7, 2013Workshop to be held February 11 for the Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System
  • February 6, 2013Workshop to be held February 20 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • February 5, 2013Information hearing and site visit to be held February 20 for Palen Solar Electric Generating System Amendment
  • January 25, 2013Energy Upgrades Enable San Joaquin County Savings
  • January 24, 2013Federal Funds Bring Energy Savings to Placer County - Placer County, Auburn, & Loomis Complete Efficiency Upgrades
  • January 18, 2013Saratoga Upgrades Streetlights in Historic Downtown Village District
  • January 10, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $3.2 Million for Clean Transportation Projects - Projects Will Expand Electric Vehicle Charging and Alternative Fueling Options
  • January 9, 2013Yuba Community College District Awarded $900,000 Loan to Improve Lighting Efficiency - Yuba, Woodland, and Clearlake Community Colleges to Receive LED Technology
  • January 9, 2013Energy Commission Awards More Than $1.8 Million for UC San Diego Microgrid Projects - Clean Energy Projects Provide a Model for the Future of Localized Power Generation and Storage, and Electric Vehicle Charging
  • January 3, 2013Meeting on Interim Document for Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held January 9
  • December 21, 2012Governor Brown Appoints Commissioner Peterman to the California Public Utilities Commission and Reappoints Commissioner Douglas to the Energy Commission
  • December 21, 2012Final Staff Assessment Released for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System
  • December 21, 2012Lake County Reduces Energy Costs with Heating Upgrade
  • December 18, 2012State, Federal Agencies Release Interim Document on Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
  • December 17, 2012Retrofitting Project Lights up Sutter County's Energy Savings
  • December 17, 2012Energy Efficient Technologies Deliver Money and Energy Savings to Calaveras County
  • December 17, 2012Amador County Energy Efficiency Project Saves Money and Energy
  • December 17, 2012Glenn County Heating Systems Upgrade Brings Warmth and Savings
  • December 17, 2012Frugal and Festive: Holiday energy tips that can save money all year long
  • December 14, 2012Trim Your Tree - and Your Lighting Bill - this Holiday Season
  • December 12, 2012Energy Commission Awards $12 Million in Energy Loans to California Cities, School District - Efficiency upgrades include street lighting, HVAC, and solar installations
  • December 12, 2012Energy Commission Awards More Than $2.5 Million for Clean Transportation Projects - Funded Projects Include Converting Food Waste Into Fuel for Garbage Trucks
  • December 11, 2012Tuolumne County Energy Retrofit Projects Translate to Savings
  • November 28, 2012Workshop to be held December 5 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System and Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • November 28, 2012Yuba County Shines in Energy Savings
  • November 21, 2012Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller, Fresno Mayor Swearengin, PG&E to Highlight Successful Program Providing Free Home Energy Assessments
  • November 20, 2012Federal Funds Bring Energy Savings to El Dorado County - Placerville Saves Money by Installing Energy Efficient Lights
  • November 19, 2012Workshop to be held November 28 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • November 14, 2012Energy Commission Awards More Than $300,000 for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure - Funded Projects Will Make Progress in Fulfilling Governor's Executive Order
  • November 14, 2012Energy Commission Awards $1.5 Million for Energy Research
  • November 6, 2012Workshop to be held November 14 for Huntington Beach Energy Project
  • November 6, 2012Workshop to be held November 14 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • October 30, 2012Workshop to be held November 7 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • October 22, 2012Workshop to be held October 29 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • October 19, 2012Waterfront City Radiates With Energy-Saving Lights
  • October 17, 2012Energy Upgrades Means Electricity Savings for Del Rey Oaks
  • October 17, 2012Marin County Sees Big Energy Savings Thanks to Federal Funds
  • October 15, 2012CESA Announces Winners of 2012 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards
  • October 10, 2012PG&E Awarded $1 Million for Energy Storage Research - UC Berkeley Awarded $200k to Develop Efficiency Guidebook for Local Governments
  • October 10, 2012Nearly $5 Million in Energy Loans Awarded to Northern California Communities - City of Napa, Santa Clara County to Improve Energy Efficiency of Buildings and Street Lights
  • October 10, 2012Energy Commission Awards More Than $20 Million for Clean Transportation Projects - Funded Projects Will Put More Electric and Alternative-Fuel Vehicles on the Road and Boost the Development of Vehicle Batteries
  • October 10, 2012Workshop to be held October 19 for Quail Brush Generation Project
  • September 28, 2012Preliminary Staff Assessment Released for the Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • September 26, 2012Workshop to be held October 3 for Quail Brush Generation Project
  • September 21, 2012Willows Energy Efficient Lights Has City Seeing Green
  • September 20, 2012Sierra Madre Cuts Energy Costs with Citywide Lighting Project
  • September 19, 2012Workshop to be held September 27 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • September 19, 2012Stanislaus County Street Light Upgrade Shines in Energy Efficiency
  • September 19, 2012Riverside County Increases Road Safety through Energy Efficiency
  • September 18, 2012Energy Technology Assistance Program Exceeds ARRA Goals
  • September 14, 2012Los Alamitos Lights up City in Energy Savings
  • September 14, 2012Hermosa Beach Lighting Upgrade Saves Money
  • September 14, 2012Federal Funds Increases Energy Efficiency and Safety of Desert Community
  • September 12, 2012Energy Commission Awards More than $580,000 for Clean Transportation Projects
  • September 12, 2012Energy Commission Approves Power Plant in San Diego County
  • September 12, 2012 Siskiyou County School District Awarded $380,000 to Improve Lighting Efficiency
  • September 6, 2012Energy Commission Showcases Electric-Powered Trucks for LA Ports - Cleaner, Zero Emission Trucks Exhibited at PortTechEXPO
  • August 29, 2012Information hearing and site visit to be held September 10 for Huntington Beach Energy Project
  • August 28, 2012Energy Commission Showcases Electric-Powered Trucks for LA Ports - Sept. 6 - Cleaner, Zero Emission Trucks Exhibited at PortTechEXPO
  • August 24, 2012Desert Community Leads Energy Savings with Efficient Lighting
  • August 23, 2012Goleta Glows in Energy Efficiency
  • August 23, 2012South Lake Tahoe Lights its Way to Savings - City to Save Nearly $20,000 Annually
  • August 22, 2012Workshop to be held August 28 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System and Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • August 21, 2012Norco Improves Energy Efficiency with Lighting Upgrades - City Hall to Lead in Savings
  • August 17, 2012Water Pump Upgrade Saves Money for Sutter County Town
  • August 10, 2012State, Local Agencies Come Together to Dedicate State-of-the-Art Lodi Energy Center - Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant is the Cleanest of its Kind
  • August 9, 2012Energy Commission Begins Review for Huntington Beach Energy Project
  • August 9, 2012Energy Commission Awards Nearly $2 Million to Support Alternative Fuel Production and Vehicles - Funds Will Assist Innovative Biofuels Facility and Propane Vehicle Purchases
  • August 9, 2012Sebastopol Shines Light on Energy Efficiency
  • August 9, 2012Energy Commission Awards $225,000 Loan to Improve Lighting Efficiency at Prison Facility
  • August 8, 20121st U.S. Power Plant of Its Kind to be Dedicated in Lodi Aug. 10 - Millions to Benefit from Lodi Energy Center’s New “Fast-Start” Technology
  • August 8, 2012Pinole Shopping District Goes Green, Saves Money
  • August 8, 2012County of Tehama Stays Cool While Reducing Energy Bill with Stimulus Funds
  • August 6, 2012Proposed Decision Recommends License for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • July 31, 2012Climate Change Reports Highlight Impacts and Challenges for California - Leading scientists outline opportunities for solutions
  • July 30, 2012Energy Upgrades at Rodgers Theater Saves Corning Money
  • July 27, 2012Workshop to be held August 8 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System and Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility - The workshop has been Cancelled
  • July 27, 2012New Research on Climate Change in California to be Released - Scientific Reports Highlight Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities for Action
  • July 26, 2012Workshop to be held August 2 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • July 24, 2012Patterson Lighting Upgrades Reduce Energy Costs - Better Streetlights, Traffic Signals, Motors Save Money
  • July 20, 2012Stakeholder Meeting for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held July 25 and July 26
  • July 19, 2012State, Business and U.S. Navy Highlight Progress in Clean Energy and Job Creation During Navy Week at State Capitol - Showcase Charts Progress on the Heels of the Navy's Policy Announcement to Reduce Power Consumption in Half by 2020 and the "Great Green Fleet" Biofuels Demonstration
  • July 18, 2012Assemblymember Williams Announces $1.8 Million Research Grant to Ventura County Company
  • July 18, 2012Workshop and evidentiary hearing for Pio Pico Energy Center to be held July 23
  • July 18, 2012U.S. Navy and California Host Clean Energy Showcase - Part of California's Celebration of Navy Week
  • July 11, 2012Energy Commission Awards Nearly $1.2 Million for Energy Research Projects
  • July 11, 2012Energy Commission Awards $500,000 To Advance Green Transportation - Funded Projects Will Put Cleaner Vehicles on the Road and Increase Alternative Fueling Options
  • July 5, 2012Prehearing conference and evidentiary hearing for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • June 26, 2012Information hearing and site visit to be held July 12 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • June 26, 2012Workshop to be held July 2 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • June 22, 2012Workshop to be held June 29 for Quail Brush Generation Project
  • June 14, 2012Workshop to be held June 20 for Hydrogen Energy California Project
  • June 14, 2012Stakeholder Meeting for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held June 21
  • June 13, 2012Energy Commission Awards More Than $23 Million to Encourage Use of Alternative Transportation Fuels - Funded Projects Will Make it Easier to Fill up With Cleaner Fuels
  • June 8, 2012California Students Paint a Clean, Bright Future for Energy Commission Art Contest
  • June 5, 2012 Workshops to be held June 14 and June 27 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • May 31, 2012 Energy Commission Approves Power Plant in Carlsbad
  • May 31, 2012 Low-Interest Loan Approved for Energy Upgrades at Sonoma Valley Hospital
  • May 31, 2012 Energy Commission Awards More Than $35 Million for Green Transportation in California
  • May 31, 2012 Energy Commission Approves More Efficient Buildings for California's Future - Better Windows, Whole House Fans, Solar-Ready Roofs Considered
  • May 25, 2012 Preliminary Staff Assessment Released for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • May 22, 2012 Final Staff Assessment Released for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • May 22, 2012 Rev Up Savings With Summer Driving Tips
  • May 16, 2012 Workshop to be held May 24 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • May 10, 2012 Energy Commission Awards More Than $15 Million to Advance Green Transportation
  • May 9, 2012 Energy Commission Keeps State on Track to Reach Green Transportation Goals - New Investment Plan Update Refines Focus on Transforming California's Vehicles and Fuels
  • May 3, 2012 Workshop to be held May 9 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • April 27, 2012 Workshop to Examine the Effects of Climate Change on California's Energy Systems
  • April 25, 2012 Santa Rita Adds More Energy Efficiency with Stimulus Funds
  • April 20, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held April 25 and April 26
  • April 19, 2012 Workshop to be held April 26 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • April 18, 2012 Development of Renewable Energy on State Property Gets Boost
  • April 12, 2012 Committee conference to be held April 19 for Carlsbad Energy Center Project
  • April 12, 2012 Governor Brown Announces Appointment of Andrew McAllister to California Energy Commission
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Awards More Than $2.5 Million to Get Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Rolling
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Grant Prepares Coachella Valley for Electric Vehicles
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Grant Prepares Monterey Bay Area for Electric Vehicles
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Grant Prepares LA Region for Electric Vehicles
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Awards $3 Million to Advance Natural Gas Technology - UC, Berkeley, UC, Riverside Earn PIER Grants
  • April 11, 2012 Energy Commission Approves Watson Cogeneration Steam and Electric Reliability Project
  • April 9, 2012 AC Transit to Announce Opening of Innovative Hydrogen Fueling Facility
  • April 6, 2012 April 9, 2012, Climate Change Conference Focuses on Local Governments
  • March 28, 2012 Small Power Plant Exemption Granted for Proposed Santa Clara Data Center
  • March 28, 2012 Revised Proposed Decision Recommends License for Carlsbad Energy Center Project
  • March 23, 2012 Green Projects to Reduce Seal Beach's Energy Costs
  • March 23, 2012 Imperial Beach Goes Green with Better Street lighting
  • March 23, 2012 Galt's new LEDs improve lighting as well as safety
  • March 23, 2012 Energy Commission Kicks Off 2013 Energy Calendar Art Contest
  • March 21, 2012 Energy Grant Brightens Wheatland's Future
  • March 21, 2012 Foothill Community Leads Energy Savings with Efficient Lighting
  • March 21, 2012 Anderson Lighting Upgrade Slashes Energy Costs
  • March 21, 2012 Energy Commission Approves Energy Research Report - New Report Summarizes Innovative R&D in Clean Energy Technology
  • March 19, 2012 Consumers Cash In on $33 Million in Appliance Rebates - Federal Rebate Program Leveraged $5.5 Million for In-Kind Services
  • March 15, 2012 Workshop to be held March 23 for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • March 15, 2012 Workshop to be held March 22 for Quail Brush Generation Project
  • March 15, 2012 Energy Commission Awards More Than $8.5 Million To Bring Natural Gas and Propane-Powered Vehicles To California
  • March 14, 2012 Energy Commission Awards $1.5 Million For Smart Grid Research Projects
  • March 14, 2012 San Joaquin Valley Prepares for Electric Vehicles with Energy Commission Grant
  • March 14, 2012 North Coast Prepares for Electric Vehicles with Energy Commission Grant
  • March 14, 2012 Low-Interest Loan Boosts School District's Solar Energy Project
  • March 14, 2012 City of Indian Wells Enhances Roadside Safety through Federal Funds
  • March 13, 2012 East Palo Alto lights its way to savings
  • March 9, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held March 14
  • March 9, 2012 Small power plant exemption recommended for proposed Santa Clara data center
  • March 8, 2012 Workshop to be held March 13 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • March 6, 2012 Energy Grant Spurs Del Mar IT Upgrade
  • March 6, 2012 Beverly Hills Energy Upgrade Saves Money
  • March 1, 2012 Mendocino County Utilizes Stimulus Funds to Cut Energy Use
  • February 27, 2012 Workshop to be held March 1 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • February 27, 2012 Workshop to be held March 1 for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • February 24, 2012 Calimesa Flips the Switch for Energy Savings
  • February 22, 2012 Preliminary Staff Assessment Released for Pio Pico Energy Center
  • February 21, 2012 Federal Stimulus Funds Help Burlingame, Colma Target Energy Savings
  • February 17, 2012 Napa County Cities Target Energy Bills, Switch to Energy Efficient Lighting
  • February 17, 2012 Dinuba Maintains Focus on Energy Efficiency with New Street Lighting
  • February 16, 2012 Energy Upgrades at Water Pumping Stations Save Shasta Lake Money
  • February 16, 2012 Workshop to be held February 22 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • February 16, 2012 Evidentiary hearing to be held February 22 for Santa Clara SC-1 Data Center
  • February 15, 2012 Proposed Decision Recommends License for Watson Cogeneration Steam and Electric Reliability Project
  • February 10, 2012 Laguna Beach Saves Energy from Building Upgrades
  • February 9, 2012 Hercules Flexes Muscles for Energy Efficiency
  • February 8, 2012 State's Energy Policy Report Goes to Governor, Legislature
  • February 8, 2012 Sacramento Area Prepares for Electric Vehicles With Energy Commission Grant
  • February 8, 2012 Bay Area Prepares for Electric Vehicles With Energy Commission Grant
  • February 8, 2012 San Diego Region Prepares for Electric Vehicles With Energy Commission Grant
  • February 8, 2012 Central Coast Prepares for Electric Vehicles With Energy Commission Grant
  • February 8, 2012 Workshop to be held February 13 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • February 8, 2012 Energy Commission Awards Almost $2 Million For Research Projects
  • February 2, 2012 Cost savings in Clearlake's future due to energy upgrade
  • January 31, 2012 Yolo County energy retrofit translates to cost savings
  • January 27, 2012 Blythe's simple energy retrofit translates to savings
  • January 26, 2012 Energy Commission Statement on Senate Approval of Commissioner Carla Peterman
  • January 24, 2012 Site visit and informational hearing to be held February 1 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
  • January 19, 2012 Stimulus funds drive Del Norte County energy upgrade
  • January 19, 2012 Carpinteria switches to LED street lighting to cut energy costs
  • January 17, 2012 Site visit and public informational hearing to be held January 25 for Quail Brush Generation Project
  • January 13, 2012 Workshop to be held January 18 for Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System Project
  • January 13, 2012 Mill Valley's energy retrofit means savings, pollution reduction
  • January 13, 2012 Walnut scores savings from recent energy retrofit
  • January 13, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan to be held January 18
  • January 12, 2012 Energy Commission Plugs in Energy Efficiency Rules for Battery-Charged Appliances
  • January 10, 2012 Site visit and public informational hearing to be held January 26 for Santa Clara SC-1 Data Center Project
  • January 03, 2012 Workshop to be held January 6 for Rio Mesa Solar Electric Generating Facility
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