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Executive Director Dan Colbert comments on the recently released article, "The California Experiment".
Date: 11/01/2009
Type: Blog
An $11 million grant from the Department of Energy will help Honeywell and SCE install smart grid technology in California.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: News
The California Air Resources Board has released a draft of a cap and trade program that sets limits on CA's greenhouse gas emissions.
Date: 11/24/2009
Type: News
A new report released, highlights the green economy that has emerged in California, partially attributed to the favorable policies towards energy efficiency.
Date: 12/09/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Economic Impact
The California Building Standards Commission voted unanimously this week to approve the first statewide green building code.
Date: 01/24/2010
Type: News
TV and appliance standards, improved building codes, and utility programs are among some of the instruments California is using to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy use.
Date: 02/18/2010
Type: Article
Whether or not legislation requiring energy storage passes, California will need approximately 4 GW of storage in order to reach its renewable energy goals.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: Blog
Utility-scale energy storage.
California's AB 2514, a bill mandating utility-scale energy storage, passes the state Senate, paving the way for viable and cost-effective energy storage systems.
Date: 08/25/2010
Type: News
Arnold Schwarzenegger
California’s Governor signed into law a bill that sets mandatory targets for energy storage systems in the utility sector. The bill requires the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish roadmaps for major electricity providers to procure energy storage systems.
Date: 10/11/2010
Type: News
SunPower has partnered with the California School Boards Association to bring solar power to more than ninety schools across the state
Date: 08/21/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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