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Founded:
1974
Headquarters:
Sacramento, CA
Description:
The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency. Created by the Legislature in 1974 and located

Detailed Description

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The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency. Created by the Legislature in 1974 and located in Sacramento, the Commission responsibilities include:

Forecasting future energy needs and keeping historical energy data. Licensing thermal power plants 50 megawatts or larger. Promoting energy efficiency by setting the state's appliance and building efficiency standards and working with local government to enforce those standards. Supporting public interest energy research that advances energy science and technology through research, development, and demonstration programs. Supporting renewable energy by providing market support to existing, new, and emerging renewable technologies; providing incentives for small wind and fuel cell electricity systems; and providing incentives for solar electricity systems in new home construction. Implementing the state's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. Planning for and directing state response to energy emergencies. With energy challenges facing the state, the Commission and its dedicated staff of state employees stand ready to turn challenges into opportunities and help Californians continue to have energy choices that are affordable, reliable, diverse, safe, and environmentally acceptable.

Current Team (6)

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Past Team (1)

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Investments (4)

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  • E7b355f0c5ab15f466206ba6c31fac8d

    Tesla Motors

    Tesla Motors designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles, such as the Tesla Roadster, the...

    $10M  / Post-IPO Equity

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    Propel

    Propel operates a network of clean mobility fuel stations providing drivers with fuel options for...

    $10.1M  / Grant

    Jun 1, 2012 - Grant Round Details
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    Propel Fuels

    Propel builds, owns and operates a network of American made clean renewable fuel stations.

    $1M  / Grant

    Mar 1, 2010 - Grant Round Details
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    eTec

    eTec is involved in R&D and testing of transportation and energy systems, focusing on hybrid...

    $8M  / Grant

    Aug 31, 2009 - Grant Round Details

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    1516 Ninth Street, MS-29

    Sacramento, CA 95814-5512

    USA