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SDG&E Reports Broad EVSE Support

June 9, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, Infrastructure, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Diverse Coalition Backs SDG&E’S Electric Vehicle Charging Program

San Diego Gas & Electric reports a settlement agreement with environmental, environmental justice, EVSE/electric vehicle supply equipment providers, automakers and labor groups in support of SDG&E’s innovative Electric Vehicle Grid-Integration pilot project.

California to Ease Biomethane Use

February 14, 2013 in Biofuels, Biomethane, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Public Utilities Commission Opens New Rulemaking

The California Public Utilities Commission has initiated a formal regulatory procedure to make it easier for producers of biomethane to transport the renewable fuel via the state’s utility pipeline grid. CPUC is acting in compliance with Assembly Bill 1900, from Assemblyman Mike Gatto of Los Angeles, which became effective on the first of the year.

CPUC Votes to Allow SoCalGas CNG

December 21, 2012 in CNG, NGVs, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Paves Way for Utility to Build Stations, Sell High Pressure Gas

Southern California Gas has moved a step closer to installing equipment for compressed natural gas outside its own facilities, as the California Public Utilities Commission voted 4-1 Thursday in favor of a proposed decision to allow the utility to develop a tariff for compressed gas.

Proterra-Foothill Rate Relief

December 5, 2012 in Companies, Electric Drive, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

California Grants a Three-Year Break on Daytime Electricity
As Battery Busmaker Trumpets $23 Million Investment Round

The California Public Utilities Commission has granted a three-year reprieve on the daytime electricity rates paid by transit agencies with battery electric vehicles, following petitions by Proterra and Southern California Edison. The ruling means that Southern California’s Foothill Transit will pay about 15¢ per kilowatt-hour instead of 40¢ to charge its Proterra buses, and an onerous monthly demand charge will be eliminated.

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