CalWEA & Wind Industry Articles

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News from CalWEA and Offshore Wind Trade Groups

Wind Advocates Press for Natural Gas Plant Retirement Planning

In video meetings with CPUC Commissioners' offices this week, CalWEA teamed up with the Business Network for Offshore Wind and Offshore Wind California to explain the critical linkages between planning for gas-plant retirements, transmission upgrades, and offshore wind grid access in achieving the state's greenhouse gas goals cost-effectively and while prioritizing disadvantaged communities most affected by poor air quality.  

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Governor Newsom Signs CalWEA-Sponsored Bill, AB 1584

October 2, 2019 -- The California Wind Energy Association (CalWEA) today expressed gratitude to Governor Newsom for signing AB 1584, a bill authored by Assemblymember Bill Quirk and sponsored by CalWEA.

AB 1584, once implemented by the CPUC, will send cost signals to encourage load-serving entities (LSEs) to make decisions that reduce the need for system integration resources.  

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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. 

News from CalWEA and Renewable Energy Trade Groups

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.