California shows it isn’t messing around when it comes to climate action, even in the face of federal rollbacks.
The state’s new climate goals are far more ambitious than those of the US overall, and they’re in line with ambitions in Europe.
Solar PV contracts are now cheaper than natural gas plants in the US, where even some utilities see a future where there will be no more gas turbines.
Macquarie Capital makes major investment in battery storage, signing up for what is believed to be world’s largest dedicated battery storage finance vehicle.
California grid operator under-estimated speed of solar uptake by at least 4 years – and the belly of the duck is getting fatter much sooner than expected.
PG&E to close last nuclear power station and elects to lift renewable energy target to 55% by 2031 and boost energy efficiency.
Report suggests California regulators and the gas company are purposely scaring the community and legislature into putting the leaking storage facility back online.
Despite some alarmist headlines from solar-hater, the decision by California’s energy regulator to give the Ivanpah solar tower facility more time to reach targets makes sense. They are 97% there already.
California energy commissioner says world is seeing beginning of the end of fossil fuels, and high renewables will not crash the economy, and they won’t cause blackouts.