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Understanding SB 100

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Interview: Ramez Naam, futurist, author, and investor

Noah Smith | noahpinion Link to article My favorite futurist tells me how to beat Putin, solve climate change, and build the future When I want to know what the future is going to be like, I go ask Ramez Naam. Over the years, his spyglass has seemed to peer just a little farther into the […]

The need to improve transmission of clean power to homes, businesses

Michael Colvin and V. John White | CalMatters Link to article IN SUMMARY Two bills will tackle transmission issues for clean energy and give us a chance to build our way out of the climate crisis. Californians get it. After years of unprecedented wildfires, growing awareness of the threat that dirty gas power plants pose […]

CAISO approves nearly $3B of transmission projects to prepare for California’s clean energy goals

Kavya Balaraman | Utility Dive Link to article Dive Brief: The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) approved a transmission plan Thursday that includes 23 projects, estimated to cost nearly $3 billion, to cope with the dramatic increase in renewable generation and forecasted load growth in its footprint. The plan represents a massive increase in spending, compared to […]

Biden says commercial-scale lithium extraction possible in Imperial Valley by 2026

Erin Rode | Desert Sun Link to article As the Imperial Valley begins its transformation into what some are calling Lithium Valley, one company says it could have lithium production at commercial scale by 2026, President Joe Biden said Tuesday at an event with Gov. Gavin Newsom, industry executives, community representatives and labor leaders. Biden […]

Column: Want to conserve water and make clean energy? Build more solar farms in San Joaquin Valley

George Skelton | LA Times Link to article “The San Joaquin Valley is facing a monumental shift in land use over the next two decades,” wrote PPIC water experts Andrew Ayres and Curtis Seymour. “Promoting solar expansion on fallowed farmland … could support two major objectives at once: the state’s clean energy goals while easing […]

California’s electric grid is not ready to meet climate goals

Guest Commentary | CALMATTERS Link to article As the UN conference on climate change has made clear, we must all accelerate our efforts to address this existential threat. Fortunately, California is on a strong foundation to do its share. The state has excellent solar and wind resource potential. We have targets in place to reach […]