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ArticlesAssemblyman V. Manuel Pérez Advances New Statewide Energy Procurement Policy
June 6, 2013 | Imperial Valley News
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 use of renewable energy.
But last month PG&E chief executive officer Anthony Earley estimated that the first of these new contracts now delivering renewable power to the grid will likely add only 1 percent to 1.5 percent to PG&E ratepayers’ household bills.
June 7, 2013 | Greentech Media
“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. And the plan is backed by renewables advocates.
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.VIEW MORE videos »
Global Renewable Energy Market Outlook 2013
Bloomberg News says renewables will make up 70% of new and 50% of total world power generation by 2030. Click here to see presentation.