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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.

News from CalWEA

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.”

News from CalWEA

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 ...

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Renewable Energy Industry Comments on PG&E's Impending Bankruptcy

CalWEA and virtually all other renewable energy trade groups sent a letter to Governor Newsom and legislative leaders today, urging them “to seek immediate assurance from PG&E that its energy-supplier contracts will be affirmed and that generation interconnection deposits supporting new renewable energy projects will be protected and used to develop the transmission upgrades necessary to interconnect those projects.”

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.