California Energy Legislation Roundup 2017

January 30, 2018

The 2017 California state legislative session produced a number of new energy-related laws on a diverse array of topics, including extension of the cap and trade program, air quality monitoring and reporting, distributed energy resources, solar consumer protection, emerging technologies and zero-emission vehicles, and retail utilities.

Most of the newly enacted laws will require implementation by state agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Air Resources Board and regional air districts, the California Energy Commission, and municipal authorities, over the coming year. Affected companies and other interested stakeholders should monitor relevant regulatory proceedings.

For your reference, we have prepared a roundup of all California energy-related bills enacted in 2017.

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