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Million$ More in Energy Commission Grants Approved

The California Energy Commission gave the green light to nearly $20 million in clean energy research and development grants midweek. The funding is roughly split between advancing electric vehicle charging and research projects unable to secure private funding.

More than $9.5 million will now go to EV infrastructure as follows:

  • $4.7 million was awarded to […]
January 27, 2022|

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State regulators green light Pacific Gas & Electric’s whopping $7.5 billion ratepayer-backed bond proposal to cover its 2017 fire liability. The tab soars to $11 million when adding in the interest, which PG&E promises to repay over 30 years but with no guarantees. Consumer advocates are appalled. One calls the decision […]

April 22, 2021|

CEC Okays Big Green Energy Grants, More Diesel Backup Looms

The California Energy Commission approved $73 million in grants for clean energy projects, ranging from advanced communications within batteries for fast electric vehicle charging, flexible demand response, to green microgrids.

The five commissioners also moved closer April 14 to voting on two more big diesel backup generator projects at […]

April 14, 2021|
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