The California Climate Investments program spent about $1 billion on greenhouse gas-reduction projects in the first six-month period of this year, up from about $914 million in the first six-month period of 2019, the California Air Resources Board said in a news release this week. Read More

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District announced that Paul Lau will succeed Arlen Orchard as its CEO and general manager effective Oct. 3. Lau has been chief grid strategy and operations officer for SMUD since 2015 and originally joined the municipal utility in 1982 as an electrical engin… Read More

Arizona Corporation Commission member Lea Márquez Peterson in a Sept. 1 letter asked Arizona Public Service to prioritize certain programs in its pending energy-efficiency budget as part of a $50-million customer relief package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Home weatherization for li… Read More

The proposed Jordan Cove natural gas liquefaction and export terminal is one of more than two dozen energy-related projects and federal resource-management plans targeted for accelerated environmental review in an Interior Department list made public Sept. 2. Read More