About Planning and Forecasting

Petroleum Market Advisory Committee

The committee looked at the issues related to petroleum price fluctuations, impacts on consumers, and policy options that may affect markets.

Renewable Net Short

Renewable net short determines the new renewable generation capacity that must be built in California or delivered from out-of-state sources or both.

Electricity System Model

Modeling on the California electricity system produces analyses on a range of topics related to energy supply.

Additional Resources

The 2019 IEPR expands on previous efforts to decarbonize California’s energy system while ensuring that the benefits are equitably distributed. 

An overview of California’s total electric generation profile and examines the underlying elements that directly affect the thermal efficiency.

Forecasts electricity and natural gas consumption and peak electricity demand for California and for the state’s utility planning areas. 


Energy Assessments Division


Electricity Issues