Tag: Energy

Support

CalChamber-Supported Bill Provides Tax Credit for Clean Energy Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a bill that proposes tax credits for certain clean energy products. Previously a CalChamber job killer bill, SB...

State Legislation Could Make Gas Prices Even Higher

State lawmakers wrapped up their lawmaking business last week and commenced with the Legislature’s annual spring recess. While the state’s legislators are on break...

CalChamber Hosts Reception for Japanese Ambassador and Delegation

On Monday, March 21 the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for the Japanese Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Koji Tomita was accompanied...

Partnership Key to Reliable Power Grid

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, and California Independent System Operator President and CEO...

CalChamber Companies Take Action to Maintain Grid Reliability; Governor Announces Compensation for Demand Reduction

When called on to take immediate emergency action to conserve energy by Governor Newsom, CalChamber members responded, helping to avert rolling blackouts and keep...

CalChamber Applauds Governor’s Action on Energy; Threats to Supply Created by High Temperatures and...

The California Chamber of Commerce today welcomed news that Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an emergency proclamation that will result in greater reliability of...

Regional Collaboration Key to Keeping Power Flowing Amid Drought, Heat Waves

In May, when the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) issued its annual Summer Assessment of the state’s electrical grid, I used the term “guarded...

CalChamber Urges Energy Conservation During Heatwave

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members and all Californians to conserve energy—both commercially and personally—to help avoid power shutdowns during this...
Heat Illness Image

With Power Grid Stretched Thin, CalChamber Urges Conservation

CalChamber is urging its members and all Californians to conserve energy—both commercially and personally—to help avoid power shutdowns during this time of unprecedented high...

Governor Declares Heat Wave Emergency; Waives Permit Conditions that Limit Energy Generation

For the first time in twenty years, California experienced rolling blackouts at over 400,000 homes and businesses as energy demand outpaced our ability to...

Governor Newsom’s Wildfire Bill Passed by Legislature – Capitol Insider

Governor Newsom is following through on one of his first priorities—the passage of a bill to deal with costs associated with massive, expensive, and...

Job Killer Increasing California Energy Costs in Committee Today

The Senate Rules Committee today will consider the newest job killer bill identified by the California Chamber of Commerce. AB 893 (E. Garcia; D-Coachella)...

Job Killer Update: 29th Bill Will Increase California Energy Costs

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce has added to the job killer list a bill that recently was amended to impose on...

Help California Conserve Electricity In Emergencies

The California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) is urging California employers to sign up for Flex Alert notices, which is a call to action...
Allan Zaremberg

Why a Regional Power Grid Brings Energy Security

Cross posted in The San Diego Union-Tribune Reliable energy infrastructure is a hallmark of a modern world, and affordable power is vital for economic development...

Senate Committee OKs First Step Toward Reliable Regional Energy Grid

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will promote energy efficiency and grid reliability won approval from a Senate policy committee this week. AB 813 (Holden;...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Will Increase Energy Costs

Legislation that will lead to increased energy costs has passed the Senate, is under consideration in the Assembly and is opposed by the California...

CalChamber Welcomes Leah B. Silverthorn to Policy Team

Leah B. Silverthorn, an experienced environmental litigator, joined the California Chamber of Commerce policy team on May 14. As a policy advocate Silverthorn will...

California-Mexico Partnership Luncheon Features Innovations in Energy, Education

Energy projects that are helping foster innovations in California and Mexico were highlighted this week at an international luncheon forum co-hosted by the California...

27th Job Killer Jeopardizes Energy Reliability

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday tagged AB 127 (Committee on Budget) as a job killer. The bill threatens energy reliability by mandating the closure of the...