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California Lawmakers Move Closer To Regional Electric Grid

California Lawmakers Debate Creating Regional Electric Grid

By Jonathan Cooper, ASSOCIATED PRESS

June 20, 2018

https://apnews.com/f61b61e81dd845919e9ee75aa880bb59

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A contentious proposal to link oversight of California’s electric grid with other states in the U.S. West narrowly cleared a legislative hurdle Tuesday, keeping alive a proposal that has divided environmentalists over the best way to expand renewable energy.

California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances

California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances

By Martin Macias, Jr., COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE

June 19, 2018

https://www.courthousenews.com/californias-controversial-energy-grid-bi…

LOS ANGELES (CN) – In an effort to transform California’s relationship to energy markets in the western region of the country, lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would merge California into a regional energy market.