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Renewable energy groups urge legislative action to stabilize utilities and enhance climate resilience

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 28, 2019 — California’s wind, solar, geothermal, and bioenergy industries today commend Governor Newsom and legislative leaders for introducing legislation, AB 1054, to stabilize California’s energy markets in the wake of unprecedented wildfires and climate catastrophes. Legislative action is necessary to ensure reliability, affordability, and sustained progress toward critical renewable energy and carbon reduction requirements.

 

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CalWEA Expresses Confidence in Governor Newsom's Strike Force Report

April 12, 2019--The California Wind Energy Association (CalWEA) today expressed confidence in Governor Newsom’s leadership in addressing a broad range of issues relating to wildfires based on a report of the Governor’s “strike force” issued today. 

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Renewable Energy Industry Statement on Governor Newsom Strike Force Report

California's renewable energy organizations issued a statement in support of the report issued by Governor Newsom's wildfire strike team.

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CPUC Judge Proposes Course-Correction on Electricity Planning

Today, CalWEA submitted comments to the CPUC supporting a Proposed Decision (PD) that would establish Integrated Resource Planning as a mandatory process for all load-serving entities (LSEs) aimed at securing an optimal overall electric resource portfolio.  In public comments at the CPUC last week, CalWEA Executive Director Nancy Rader stated that “the PD demonstrates the risks of letting a thousand LSEs bloom without some coordination – namely, potential failure to meet the state’s environmental goals reliably and at least-cost.”

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CalWEA Comments on San Diego County Statement on Health Impacts of Wind

CalWEA wrote to the San Diego County Planning Commission that it is gratified that the County’s Public Health Services has conducted a thorough review of the peer-reviewed science and other materials related to the human health impacts of wind turbines.  The agency concluded that "the available scientific evidence suggests that ...