California - AB 1405 - 2017

Electricity: Clean Peak Energy Standard.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-20-2017
Updated On: 07-13-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
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Actions (16)

  • 02-17-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 02-19-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.
  • 03-13-2017 - Referred to Coms. on U. & E. and NAT. RES.
  • 03-20-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on U. & E. Read second time and amended.
  • 03-21-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on U. & E.
  • 04-19-2017 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
  • 05-01-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 4.) (April 26).
  • 05-02-2017 - Read second time and amended.
  • 05-03-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-17-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-26-2017 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 11. Noes 6.) (May 26).
  • 05-30-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 06-01-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 43. Noes 31. Page 2073.)
  • 06-05-2017 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 06-14-2017 - Referred to Com. on E., U. & C.
  • 06-28-2017 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
04-26-2017Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]1041yes
05-26-2017Do pass.1160yes
06-02-2017AB 1405 MULLIN Assembly Third ReadingSenate43316yes
07-10-2017Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to the Committee on [Appropriations]821yes

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News (5)

States power ahead on policy to create advanced energy markets - Daily Energy Insider
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:45:03 GMT

These bills “send a clear market signal to investors that the advanced energy industry is here to stay,” said J.R. Tolbert, vice president of state policy for AEE, during an April webinar that also highlighted the latest legislative developments in ...

California bills propose 'clean peak' standard to boost renewables deployment - Utility Dive
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:41:32 GMT

Lawmakers in the California Assembly and Senate have introduced legislation to encourage more clean energy resources in the state in order to address peak load, reliability and to avoid the need for new fossil fuel generation. The bills would require ...

California Lawmakers Introduce Clean Peak Standard Legislation - JD Supra (press release)
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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 02:37:01 GMT

Both new bills, Assembly Bill 1405 (AB 1045) and Senate Bill 388 (SB 388), are derived out of an alternative RPS framework devised by Lon Huber, senior director at energy consultancy Strategen, in a white paper for Arizona's Residential Utility ...

How California lawmakers plan to align renewable generation with power demand - Utility Dive
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:26:31 GMT

The bill and its Senate companion (SB 338) echo Arizona's Clean Peak Standard (CPS), a proposal introduced last year by the state consumer advocate that would amend the state's renewable portfolio standard to require utilities to obtain a specific ...

Calif. Bill Would Introduce 'Clean Peak Energy Standard' - RTO Insider
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:08:50 GMT

The proposed law would set a “clean peak energy standard” to reduce the reliance on flexible, gas-fired peaking plants to meet peak ramping needs as the state seeks to obtain 50% of its electricity consumption with renewable energy resources by 2030 ...