For Immediate Release: September 3, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

Kick-off workshop to gain public input for Senate Bill 100 implementation

Contact:
Amber Pasricha Beck (916) 654-4989 California Energy Commission
Stanley Young (916) 322-2990 California Air Resources Board
Terrie Prosper (415) 703-1366 California Public Utilities Commission


WHAT:
The California Energy Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, and California Air Resources Board will hold the inaugural meeting to initiate a public policy process to deliver 100 percent clean energy to all Californians by 2045.

During the workshop, each agency will provide an update about targets, policy drivers, progress, and next steps to achieve the 100 percent clean energy target set by Senate Bill 100. The agencies are charged with preparing a report by the end of 2020 on the state’s effort to meet the law’s 100 percent directive over the next 25 years.

WHO:
Alice Reynolds, Senior Advisor on Energy, Governor Gavin Newsom
Wade Crowfoot, Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency
David Hochschild, Chair, California Energy Commission
Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board
Liane M. Randolph, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

WHEN:
Thursday, September 5, 10 a.m.

WHERE:
California Secretary of State Building
1500 Eleventh Street
First Floor, Auditorium
Sacramento, California

More information about the workshop is at a joint-agency page of the CEC website: https://www.energy.ca.gov/event/workshop/2019-09/joint-agency-workshop-senate-bill-100-report.

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About the California Energy Commission
The CEC is leading the state to a 100 percent clean energy future. It has seven core responsibilities: developing renewable energy, transforming transportation, increasing energy efficiency, investing in energy innovation, advancing state energy policy, certifying thermal power plants, and preparing for energy emergencies.

About the California Air Resources Board
CARB is the lead agency in California for cleaning up the air and fighting climate change to attain and maintain health-based air quality standards. Its mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through the effective reduction of air and climate pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy.

About the California Public Utilities Commission
The CPUC regulates services and utilities, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians’ access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services.