The following are actions the Clean Coalition recommends in support of accelerating the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid by furthering wholesale distributed generation (WDG), Community Microgrids, and more.
Current action alerts
There are no action alerts at this time.
Past action alerts
Please join the Clean Coalition in supporting the Strauss Wind Energy Project at the County of Santa Barbara Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday 20 November, starting at 9am. Comments can be emailed in advance to David Villalobos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details on the project and the Planning Commission meeting are here.
Workshop on Rule 21 Program Evaluation — Draft Research Plan: 27 June 2019, 9am PT
This workshop provided an opportunity to give feedback to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on the Rule 21 Program project plan and research questions. The CPUC is undertaking a comprehensive evaluation of utility administration of the Rule 21 tariff to provide data and insight into each utility’s administration of the tariff. Rule 21 describes the process a developer must follow to connect their distributed energy resource (DER) to the grid.
How to attend the meeting and talking points
Rule 21 Interconnection Discussion Forum: 25 June 2019, 1:45pm PT
At the quarterly meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Rule 21 Interconnection Discussion Forum, this topic was discussed: Utilities commonly require wholesale systems interconnecting under Rule 21 to install separate interconnection facilities when existing facilities serving on-site load may have sufficient capacity. Is the requirement to install separate facilities necessary to support safe and reliable interconnection? If not, how should the Commission address this utility practice?
More information and talking points