News

CalWEA articles from the "News" category.


 

News from North American Windpower

Hooray for S.B.100! Now What?

CalWEA Executive Director Nancy Rader and CalWEA Siting Advisor Anne E. Mudge discuss what SB 100 means for wind energy in California and the California market.

News from CalWEA

California Renewable Energy Associations Comment on CPUC Customer Choice 'Green Book'

Today, CalWEA, together with most of California’s utility-scale renewable energy industry associations, issued joint comments in response to the California Public Utilities Commission’s draft Customer Choice “Green Book.” Among other things, the comments ask the CPUC to assess the risk that some load-serving entities will not be able to shoulder their share of the state’s renewable energy and greenhouse-gas-reduction targets in the near-term.

News from CalWEA

Renewable Energy Advocates Highlight Urgency of Addressing Utility Wildfire Liability

Today, CalWEA joined with virtually all other renewable energy trade groups in sending a letter to the Governor and Legislature regarding the urgent need to address the unlimited liability that the investor-owned utilities are facing after the wildfires, which threatens their solvency -- and, in turn, California's renewable energy and climate goals.  

News from CalWEA

CalWEA Comments on BLM Notice of Intent to Amend the DRECP

CalWEA Map 1 -  High-Quality Wind Resource Areas, DFAs and Variance Lands in the DRECP

CalWEA today submitted comments on the BLM's Notice of Intent to amend its Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan.  CalWEA welcomed the review, given the 2016 DRECP’s unreasonable exclusion of wind energy development on BLM lands in California.  

News from U.S. BLM

BLM To Reconsider DRECP

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today announced that it will reconsider the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), which largely prohibited wind energy development across the vast California desert.  (Also see CalWEA's map depicting that prohibition under "Reports".)