The Turlock Irrigation District, the Balancing Authority of Northern California, and the Western Area Power Administration's Sierra Nevada Region began participating in the California Independent System Operator's Western Energy Imbalance Market on March 25, one week ahead of schedule. Read More

Southern California Edison launched its third Disadvantaged Communities Green Tariff and Community Solar Green Tariff request for offers. SCE is soliciting energy from solar projects located in disadvantaged communities as specifically defined in the RFO document. Procurement for the DAC-GT … Read More

Prohibited energy resources, such as large diesel generators, are now eligible to make potentially millions of dollars for their operators by generating electricity on hot days throughout California, even in the state's poorest and most polluted neighborhoods, energy officials decided this week. Read More

Oil and natural gas industry officials at the Department of the Interior's March 25 forum on leasing policy warned against making permanent the leasing freeze on federal lands and waters, while energy policy specialists backed increases in rents and other leasing-related charges. Read More