Puente Power Project & Ellwood Peaker Plant

Media, studies, and regulatory filings


Solar+storage model for Puente and Ellwood capacity requirements
Solar+storage model for Ellwood capacity requirements

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Addressing the revised Moorpark Subarea solar+storage procurement plan in Southern California (September 7, 2018)
Procuring DER with a CLEAN FIT in Southern California (January 17, 2018)
Economic analysis demonstrating DER benefits in Southern California (January 16, 2018)
Environmental Justice FIT proposal and ex parte letter (November 3, 2017)
Proposing Feed-in Tariffs for Puente Power Project alternatives (October 19 2017)
Proposing a cost-effective solar+storage alternative to Puente gas plant (with supplemental testimony) (September 12, 2017)
Proposing a cost-effective solar+storage alternative to Puente gas plant (August 29, 2017)
Rejecting Ellwood Peaker Plant refurbishment – solar+storage analysis (August 20, 2017)


Media coverage

Batteries Save the Day | KHSU (June 11, 2018)
How Feed-In Tariffs Can Unleash Clean Local Energy and Obviate Polluting Gas Plants in California (The Energy Collective, January 18, 2018)
Feed-In Tariffs for Unleashing Clean Local Energy and Obviating Polluting Gas Plants in California (Huffington Post, January 8, 2018)
Gas Under Threat? California Regulators Target PG&E Natural Gas Plants With Energy | Greentech Media (December 20, 2017)
Solar+storage may now be cheaper than gas | Solar Power World (October 30, 2017)
Energy commission committee opposes Puente Power Project | Pacific Coast Business Times(October 6, 2017)
California rejects gas peaker plant, seeks clean energy alternatives | PV Magazine (October 4, 2017)
CAISO Suggests New RFO to Settle Question of Storage vs. Puente Gas Peaker | Greentech Media (October 3, 2017)
Southern California Ellwood gas peaker plant is unanimously rejected, opportunity for solar+storage | Solar Power World (October 3, 2017)
Puente alternatives cheaper than gas power plant | Pacific Coast Business Times (September 29, 2017)
Next Up in Puente Case: Briefs on CAISO’s Special Study of Alternatives | California Energy Markets (September 22, 2017)
State regulators weigh green-energy alternatives to Oxnard power plant proposal | Ventura County Star (September 15, 2017)
In Southern California Gas Plant Debate, Solar+Storage Could Be the Winner | The Energy Collective (September 14, 2017)
Solar+Storage Is Cheaper than Proposed California Gas Plants | PV Solar Report (September 13, 2017)
California energy interests set to square off over Puente natural gas plant | Utility Dive(September 11, 2017)

Press releases

Ellwood gas peaker plant is unanimously rejected (October 2, 2017)
Solar+storage is more cost-effective than proposed gas plants in Southern California (September 7, 2017)