California Climate Bills Could Set Precedent for Emissions Policies in Other States

California Senators Propose to Increase State’s Renewable Energy Targets in Support of Governor’s 50-50-50 Goal On February 10, 2015, California Democrat Senator Kevin de León publicly announced four bills as part of the California Climate Leadership bill package to support the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and establish objectives beyond its 2020 emissions reduction targets....

Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Bill Would Impact Utilities and Energy Efficiency Industries

The prospect of dramatically higher energy efficiency would impact many facets of the energy industry, but particularly utilities that service regions with federal customers and energy efficiency companies that would address new building codes and other requirements. The recently introduced amendment to the Keystone bill, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, was a pared...