Archives for June 2013

California Grid Operator Asks Geothermal to Help ‘Feed the Duck’

Greentech Media | By Herman K. Trabish | Link to article By 2015, the need for grid support will double. California’s 33-percent-renewables-by-2020 mandate is becoming a reality, and the state’s electricity system operator wants the geothermal industry to help keep the grid stable as more generation comes from variable resources. By 2020, due largely to […]

Fact Sheet: President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

The White House | Office of the Press SecretaryComplete release President Obama’s Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution Taking Action for Our Kids We have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged, and by taking an all- of-the-above approach to develop homegrown energy and steady, responsible steps to cut […]

What Happens When California’s 33 Percent Renewables Mandate Is Met?

Greentech Media | By Herman K. Trabish | Link to article “If we are going to go beyond 33 percent, it matters how the resources fit together. We have to plan for that.” A just-proposed California law would do away with the state’s 33 percent renewables mandate in favor of a coherently procured greentech future. […]

Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez Advances New Statewide Energy Procurement Policy

Greentech Media | By Herman K. Trabish | Link to article Sacramento, California – Today, Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez put forth a legislative proposal for a new coordinated approach to state energy procurement that emphasizes affordability and reliability, while helping the state meet its greenhouse gas emission goals and improve air quality through the enhanced […]