California Energy: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Portfolio standard: California Public Utilities Code (Cal Pub Util Code) 399.11 to 399.20 and Senate Bill X1-2 (SBX1-2)
Energy efficiency assessments and co-benefits: 17 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 95600 to 95612
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) California Air Resources Board (CARB)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. To date, the federal government's involvement in renewable energy programs has been limited to voluntary programs and providing financial incentives for renewable energy generation, but California is taking actions to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. California has issued Executive Orders and developed statutes and regulations to establish a renewable energy portfolio standard. In addition, CPUC is implementing strategies to improve energy efficiency and CARB is requiring certain facilities to conduct energy efficiency analyses.
• Administration and enforcement. The California Public Utilities Commission, in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board, is responsible for the administration of the renewable energy portfolio standard and energy efficiency requirements and programs in California.
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard
Cal Pub Util Code 399.11 to 399.20 and SBX1-2
The original California Renewable Portfolio Standard requires utility companies to increase the amount of power generation from renewable resources by at least 1 percent of sales ...
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