The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed, said Economist writer William Gibson. The same idea applies to broadband connectivity in California, and the state’s latest action plan aims to bring all citizens up to speed.
For better or worse, this year’s pandemic will have a permanent impact on government operations, including the promise of a more efficient, environmentally-friendly telecommuting workforce, and a stress-tested digital infrastructure to support staff … [Read More...] about What’s the future of blockchain in California?
The California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a plan on December 9 that will invest up to $115 million to increase the number of fueling stations in California that support hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Up to 111 new hydrogen … [Read More...] about California approves $115 million for hydrogen fueling stations
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed internet access into a must for workers and students across the state, the Little Hoover Commission has found in their issue brief that 2.3 million Californians lack access to high-speed internet. The … [Read More...] about Report: 2.3 Million Californians Lack High-Speed Internet
The California Independent System Operator (ISO) launched a 2021 Summer Readiness webpage to help the public understand the August 2020 outages. The webpage offers quick access to data and reports as well as provides the causes and recent evaluations … [Read More...] about New site tracks grid outages
The State of California has taken initial steps to consider how artificial intelligence will play an inevitable role in delivering services to the people of the Golden State. Legislation passed in 2019 called for California to work with … [Read More...] about California outlines future of artificial intelligence
A lawsuit was filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with a coalition of 15 attorney generals and New York City, on November 9 to challenge the Department of Energy’s (DoE) “failure to review and amend energy standards” for 25 … [Read More...] about Appliance energy standards targeted in latest lawsuit against feds