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Energy continues to be a key issue for public water agencies. ACWA is engaged on the regulatory and legislative arenas, and continues to explore opportunities for members to develop and utilize renewable energy sources through the ACWA Preferred Provider Program.

Latest News about Energy

Registration is now open for ACWA’s 2016 Regulatory Summit titled “Water and Energy: Beyond the Nexus.” read»
The California Department of Water Resources and the California Energy Commission are currently seeking feedback on several water-energy... read»
Intended as a guide to help frame advocacy efforts, ACWA has developed a set of policy principles on energy and water resources. The... read»
Gov. Jerry Brown today addressed the audience at an AB 32 scoping plan workshop in Sacramento where he lauded the California Air Resources... read»
The California Energy Commission today approved higher water efficiency standards for some appliances as allowed under Gov. Jerry Brown... read»

Policy Principles

The use of water requires energy. Energy is used by consumers and in the treatment and delivery of water. Residential use of water, alone... read more»

Latest Regulatory Updates

ACWA's Board of Directors adopted policy principles in July 2015 on energy and water resources in California. read more»
ARB letter clarifying its intent in using the term “loading order” in the Climate Change Scoping Plan Update read more»
Materials from the February Energy Committee meeting. read more»
ACWA provides these comments in response to the Administrative Law Judge’s Ruling Regarding Program Guidance For The 2013-2014 Energy... read more»
On May 26, the Energy Division of the California Public Utilities held a public workshop to present the draft results for two of three... read more»

Other articles

Energy Committee materials from December 2013 are attached below. read more»
See the links below for the February agenda packet. read more»
Carbon allowances, offsets and auctions are a new reality in California with the implementation of AB 32. Can this become a new funding... read more»
Carbon allowances, offsets and auctions are a new reality in California with the implementation of AB 32. Can this become a new funding... read more»