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RTO Insider: Pathways Participants See ‘Pivotal’ Chance to Build New Kind of RTO

Posted by Robert Mullin on Jul 15, 2024

RTO Insider covered the West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative Stakeholder Process workshop and said that the West faces a “pivotal” opportunity to develop a fresh approach to managing its electricity markets. The article quotes United's Brian Turner discussing thenew governance approach and model. 

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Topics: United In The News, Western RTO, Brian Turner

RTO Insider: 2 New California Bills Could Accelerate Decarbonization

Posted by Ayla Burnett on Jul 7, 2024

RTO Insider reports on two California bills that could accelerate the state's decarbonization goals. United's Edson Perez states both bills are important steps that will pave the way for disadvantaged communities to access clean homes and indoor air as well as support grid reliability and affordability. 

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Topics: State Policy, United In The News, California, Edson Perez

RTO Insider: Calif. Lawmakers Send $10B Climate Bond Measure to Nov. Ballot

Posted by Elaine Goodman on Jul 7, 2024

RTO Insider covers California lawmakers' recent approval of a $10 billion climate bond measure that will be placed on the November ballot. United's Edson Perez states the investment would strengthen the electricity grid’s reliability, flexibility and affordability, and prevent blackouts during extreme heat and wildfires. 

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Topics: State Policy, United In The News, California, Edson Perez

Novel Climate Bond Proposal Passes California Legislature

Posted by Caroline Grace on Jul 3, 2024

$10 billion for water, clean energy, and environmental protection has passed the full legislature   

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, California lawmakers passed a groundbreaking $10 billion climate bond, the largest climate investment in state history. This novel initiative aims to advance clean energy, clean drinking water, and environmental protection programs that will bolster community resiliency and response time from climate-related disasters.  

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Topics: Press Releases, California, Edson Perez

Canary Media: Supreme Court Decision Threatens Biden’s ​‘Whole of Government’ Climate Plan

Posted by Jeff St. John on Jul 3, 2024

Canary Media reports on the consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Chevron doctrine, quoting United's Jeremy McDiarmid on the decision's implications for key aspects of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Topics: Federal Policy, United In The News, Jeremy McDiarmid

Clean Energy Bills Advance Past Committee Hurdle

Posted by Caroline Grace on Jul 1, 2024

State leaders show progress in moving forward distributed clean energy and building electrification legislation  

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today,the California Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee voted to pass Senate Bills 1221 and 1374.

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Topics: Press Releases, California, Edson Perez