The California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will jointly conduct a workshop to discuss implementation of the Low-Income Barriers Study, Part A: Overcoming Barriers to Energy Efficiency and Renewables for Low-income Customers and Small Business Contracting Opportunities in Disadvantaged Communities (“Barriers Study”). The Barriers Study was mandated by Senate Bill 350 (de León, Chapter 547, Statutes of 2015), the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015. The Barriers Study was published in December 2016 and is available on the Energy Commission’s website at: www.energy.ca.gov/sb350/
Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller, the Lead Commissioner for the 2017 Integrated Energy Policy Report (2017 IEPR), will be joined by Commissioner Janea A. Scott, who has been assigned as the Lead Commissioner for the Barriers Study Implementation. This workshop will be jointly conducted with the CPUC, with Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen serving as the CPUC Lead Commissioner. Other Commissioners from the Energy Commission and the CPUC may also attend and participate in the workshop. A quorum of Commissioners from the CPUC and/or the Energy Commission may be in attendance, but no votes will be taken. A detailed schedule will be posted prior to the workshop at
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For details, go to www.energy.ca.gov/webcast.