California’s Brown Envisions Doubling of Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Microgrids, Battery Storage…

California Gov. Jerry Brown called for a doubling of energy efficiency in buildings, microgrids, distributed generation and other ways to cut greenhouse gases more,  in his inaugural speech this week. Brown also wants to increase the state’s renewable portfolio standard from 33 percent to 50 percent. “I envision a wide range of initiatives: more … [Read more...]

California Gov. Brown Pushes Microgrids…PG&E Seeks Energy Storage

California Gov. Jerry Brown pushed microgrids and a doubling of energy efficiency in buildings, in his inaugural speech this week. Brown also wants to increase the state’s renewable portfolio standard from 33 percent to 50 percent. The governor described an emerging distributed grid that will help the state reduce greenhouses gases. “I … [Read more...]