clean energy

Rep. Mike Levin on the Consequential Impacts of Congress’ Budget & Infrastructure Votes This Month

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Mike Levin

As Democrats in Congress work in the next two weeks to fashion and negotiate a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, VX News asked Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) to elaborate on the significance of the pending federal spending frameworks.

Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom On What Will Drive His Policy Agenda

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Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom spoke about building an innovation economy, rapidly advancing transportation technologies, addressing the volatility of the tax system, and protecting California’s role as a leader on environmental protection.

Garcetti & Schwarzenegger Reframe the Climate Conversation

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At a recent talk hosted by the Creative Artist Agency Foundation, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger charted a path forward for climate action at the subnational level of government.

In 'Post-Renewable' California, Energy Delivery & Pricing Changing Rapidly

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CPUC Chair Michael Picker

The growing set of renewable energy technologies, programs and financing schemes that customers are seeing today include claims that you can go “off the grid” for $30 per month. At VX2017, energy leaders from the regulatory, utility, and business community came together to confirm the realities, the true costs, and the societal impacts of distributed generation, home storage, and an “interactive grid”.

How Are Disruptive Energy Technologies Integrating Into Utility Models?

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Rich Barone, Hawaiian Electric

Regional smart grid leaders (including Hawaiian Electric's Rich Barone, pictured) discuss how the rollout of distributed generation, renewables, and electric and autonomous vehicles are shifting in relationships among energy customer, utilities, and municipalities.

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