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Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

In the debate about how much rooftop solar owners should be paid for the electricity they generate, some of the most important benefits usually get left out. From helping to protect land and fragile ecosystems...

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Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

Offshore wind bill soars through Senate Energy, Utilities and Communication committee. 

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Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

On June 24, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) controversially adopted a change to the state’s Avoided Cost Calculator. This calculator is a key tool the CPUC uses to measure the ‘avoided costs’ to society from distributed energy resources. Their decision could adversely affect the future of rooftop solar and energy efficiency. At the CPUC hearing Environment California State Director Laura Deehan testified against the change

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

With more than a million solar roofs across the state, California shouldn’t walk back incentives promised to homeowners who have installed or want to install solar roofs. 

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

Workshop to Present Next Steps for Considering Offshore Wind Energy off the California Coast

We’re asking Amazon to help save the bees.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Powering California homes with renewable energy could soon be a breeze as an offshore wind bill gains ground in the state Legislature.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

The EPA just announced its plan to repeal and replace the “Dirty Water Rule” — a Trump administration policy that left the drinking water of millions of Americans at risk from polluters

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

This marine protected area helped marine life recover from near-total destruction. 

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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

On June 3rd, 2021, the California Energy Commission (CEC) jointly conducted a workshop with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to initiate a process to explore next steps to plan for the development of resources that will be required to achieve the goals of Senate Bill 100 (SB 100). Here is Dan Jacobson's statement that he shared with the participants.