CAISO, CPUC, CEC Issue Preliminary Report on Blackouts
The Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee will be holding an oversight hearing with the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and California Energy Commission (CEC) aimed at reviewing a report on the rolling blackouts triggered in August. The Preliminary Root Cause Analysis 121 page report issued by the three energy agencies today offered the following three key findings.
Commission will focus on California’s future workforce
In his first State of the State Address on Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new commission to help guide California's future, technology-enabled workforce. From the text of his speech as prepared: It’s time to develop a new modern compact for California’s changing workforce. This is much bigger than Dynamex. California needs a comprehensive statewide strategy to uplift and upskill our workers, to ensure technological advancements in AI, blockchain, big data, are creating jobs, not destroying them, and to reform our institutions so that more workers have an ownership stake in their sweat equity. We will appoint a new Commission on [...]