Commission Media Links
Other Places to Visit
- Governor's Office News Room
- Calif. Resources Agency News Room
- U.S. Department of Energy News Room
- California Environmental Protection Agency News Room
- California Independent System Operator
- California Public Utilities Commission News Room
- Dept. of Conservation - Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal
- Flex Your Power
Energy Efficiency Rebates and Incentives
- Go Solar California!
Items of Interest to the News Media
This page contains some items of interest to the news media and links to major energy-related events that occurred in California and the United States. This page will change as topics are added and expanded.
Statistics and data about California energy production, consumption, etc. can now be found on our new California Energy Almanac website.
Information for News Media
- Photos of Commission Building, Energy Commissioners, and Executive Director
- Energy Commission Photo Database (public domain pictures)
Current Hot Topics
"RIP AND READ TIPS" AND PSAs
- Rip & Read - Saving Electricity and Cutting Home Energy Costs for Broadcasters
- Rip & Read - Saving Electricity and Cutting Home Energy Costs for Weathercasters
Energy FACTs and Statistics
Please visit the California Energy Almanac.
Past Energy Events in California and the U.S.
2006 Summer Electricity Demand
- California ISO News Releases
- Status of All Power Plant Licensing Cases
- Power Plant Fact Sheet (PDF file)
- Graphic - On-Line and Retired Power Plants by Year, 1999-2006 (PDF file)
- Graphic - Staus of Energy Commission Licensed Power Plants (PDF file)
August 2003 East Coast Electricity Blackout - Archives
California 2000-2001 Energy Crisis - Major News Media Archives
- California's Electricity Options and Challenges - Report to Governor Gray Davis, Michael Kahn, Chairman, Electricity Oversight Board; Loretta Lynch, President, California Public Utilities Commission
- CNN.com In-Depth Specials - Power Crisis
- L.A. Times Special Report "California Electricity" (link dead)
- PBS Frontline/N.Y. Times Program: "Blackout"
- San Francisco Chronicle "California's Energy Crisis"
- San Diego Union Tribune "California's Power Crisis"
- A Survey of the Implications To California of the August 10, 1996, Western States Power Outage, Consultant Report, Publication Number P700-97-003, August 1997. (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 90 pages, 200 kilobytes.)
For more information, please contact the:
Media and Public Communications Office
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-29
Sacramento, CA 95814