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Water Reliability and Renewable Energy Overgeneration

The issue of renewable energy integration and overgeneration is square and center in California. The California System Operator (CAISO) along with other state regulators have studied or commissioned third-party studies to evaluate both the scope of overgeneration and means to … Continue reading

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Constitutional Reform of the California Public Utilities Commission

Assembly Members Gatto, Levine, and Wilk introduced a bipartisan State Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 11 on March 9, 2016 to reform the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). What does this proposed constitutional amendment mean for California and for the CPUC?

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June 2015 Legislative Update: CPUC, CEC, and Utility Reform

The following sections summarize proposed bills that have passed their house of origin with an emphasis on CPUC, CEC, and Utility reform measures.  Emphasis is given to proposed changes to Ex Parte rules. A. California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) Reform: … Continue reading

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CEQA Greenhouse Gas Litigation San Diego County

This post summarizes the most important greenhouse gas planning lawsuits initiated in San Diego County and their potential implications for local planning. In Citizens for Responsible Equitable Environmental Development (“CREED”) v. City of Chula Vista (2011) the City of Chula Vista certified a … Continue reading

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