Renewable Energy

Electrification Mandates and Slow Housing Growth

An article posted on U.C. Berkeley's Energy Institute at Haas blog today highlights the fact that while building electrification mandates are becoming more widespread, policies that only...

CEC Approves $95 Million Plan for Critical Clean Transportation Investments

The California Energy Commission (CEC) today approved a $95 million plan for critical clean transportation investments to expedite the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (...

Berkeley becomes first U.S. city to ban natural gas connections in new buildings

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday night, Berkeley became the first city in the U.S. to ban natural gas connections in new buildings. Beginning in 2020, all new buildings in Berkeley...