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ArticlesSOLAR ECLIPSE: In Calif., it's like planning for a cloudy day
August 21, 2017 | E&E News
Today’s full solar eclipse will mesmerize the entire U.S., but for power nerds, eyes are trained on sun-thirsty California. Grid operators in California, the most solar-dependent state, have been thinking about the eclipse for the past year. They say they are fully prepared and not particularly worried, even though the trajectory of celestial bodies will deprive the state of more than half of its solar production — and likely some wind power, as well — in the late morning.
July 17, 2017 | LA Times
California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.
25 years of “Greening the Grid”
On May 4th, 2016, friends, family and guests gathered to commemorate the official 25th Anniversary celebration of the founding of CEERT. Read John Shahabian’s (Director of Operations) recap of this special event. GO ANNIVERSARY PAGE
a closer look
V. John White talks about planning for California’s renewable energy renaissance. Stimulus projects are beginning construction; they will bring jobs into California and help to jump start the economy of high-unemployment desert areas. CEERT is bringing people together to plan for natural conservation, renewables generation, and transmission for clean power.
Hal Harvey from Energy Innovation
Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology LLC, recently visited a CEERT gathering. Here are some highlights recapping his very informative presentation to us.VIEW MORE videos »