CMUA Policy Papers

Powering California’s Future with Clean, Affordable and Reliable Energy: Four Principles for Success (February 2022)
Reliability, affordability and other essential ingredients are needed for success as California’s electric sector continues to lead decarbonization efforts. California is becoming more reliant on the electric grid to achieve its overall climate goals, so preserving the affordability and reliability of electric service — in a way that is predictable yet flexible for utilities — are increasingly important priorities, especially as the transition to 100% clean energy continues.

10 Ideas for Building Collaboration Among Environmental Justice Communities, Publicly Owned Electric Utilities, and Public Water Agencies (April 2022)
Addressing environmental justice concerns in state and local policymaking is an issue of growing interest in California and one that impacts publicly owned electric utilities (POUs) and public water/wastewater agencies and their customers in a variety of ways. This policy paper examines ideas where POUs, public water/wastewater agencies, and environmental justice advocates can work together at the local and state levels to establish and advance mutually beneficial goals.

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