Expanding California’s electric grid benefits all

Expanding California’s electric grid benefits all

By V. John White, Executive Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and a member of the Fix the Grid Coalition. It is now clear that California is ready to generate at least 50 percent of its electricity by 2030 from renewable resources...
The 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report

The 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report

Electric Power Generation employs193,655 workers in California, 21.9 percent of the national total. Solar makes up the largest segment of employment related to ElectricPower Generation, with 138,319 jobs, followed by traditional fossil fuel generation at 22,050 jobs....
A Regional Grid Helps, Not Hurts Distributed Renewable Energy

A Regional Grid Helps, Not Hurts Distributed Renewable Energy

NRDC, Vote Solar, a former Colorado Commissioner and others make the case for a regional transmission grid. We have been hearing concerns that moving to a regional transmission operator to connect the Western U.S. somehow harms the prospects for greater development of...