Policies that accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid

Our vision

From 2025 onward, at least 25% of all electricity generated from newly added generation capacity in the United States will be from local renewable energy sources.

WDG procurement

Working to unleash the vastly underserved wholesale distributed generation (WDG) market in California.

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WDG interconnection

Fixing the broken interconnection process for commercial-scale solar in California.

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Optimizing policies and market mechanisms

Developing policies and market mechanisms that will optimize the benefits of Community Microgrids.

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Distribution Resources Planning

Establishing a comprehensive, transparent framework to improve distribution system planning.

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Alternatives to gas plants

Showing show that solar+storage can cost-effectively obviate the need for new gas peaker plants.

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Transmission Access Charges Campaign

Fixing the unfair way transmission charges are currently being assessed in most of California.

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Legislative action

Pursuing legislative channels to help bring more clean local energy to California and the rest of the U.S.

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Advanced inverters

Showing that advanced inverters can cost-effectively optimize power quality, system reliability, and economics.

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Recent news

The latest in clean local energy

Learn about our innovative projects and initiatives on our blog, and see what others are reporting about our important work.

Santa Barbara Prepares for New Normal of Natural Disasters and Power Shutoffs

T&D World reports on how Santa Barbara is working toward making its region more energy self-sufficient in times of disaster.

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A New Model for Valuing Distributed Energy Could Drive Big Changes in California

GTM Squared reports on the important implications of California’s new avoided cost calculator for the state’s energy market — including the solar duck curve.

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Identifying untapped potential for renewable energy in the Southwestern United States

The Clean Coalition found significant potential from ready-to-deploy wind and solar projects.

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