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MRC Submits Notice of Ex Parte Meeting Pursuant to SB1339 in CA

On September 14, 2020, the Microgrid Resources Coalition filed a Joint Parties Notice of Ex Parte Meeting in the Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding Microgrids Pursuant to Senate Bill 1339 and Resiliency Strategies. The ex parte meeting took place on September 9, 2020 between Advisor...

R.19-09-009 MRC Joint Parties Ex Parte Comms Notice 9.14.20.pdf


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MRC Protests PG&E Advice Letter

On September 8, 2020, the Microgrid Resources Coalition submitted a letter of protest of Pacific Gas & Electric Company's Advice Letter 5918-E. MRC protested the advice letter on the grounds that the relief requested in the Advice Letter is inappropriate for the advice letter process. PG...

MRC Protest PGE AL-5918 9.8.20.pdf


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MRC Files Comments on the Track 2 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal

On August 14, 2020, the Microgrid Resources Coalition filed comments on the Track 2 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal, Facilitating the Commercialization of Microgrids, pursuant to Senate Bill 1339. While the MRC is grateful that the Staff Proposal is beginning to acknowledge...

Comments Of MRC on the Track 2 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal, Facilitating the Commercialization of Microgrids.pdf


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MRC Submits Comments on CA Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Workshop

On July 30, 2020, the Microgrid Resources Coalition submitted comments to the California Energy Commission on the Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Workshop on Assessing the Future Role for Microgrids in California. The MRC commends the Commission for its leadership in recognizing the...

Docketed Microgrid Resources Coalition Comments on IEPR Commissioner Workshop on Mic.pdf


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FERC Lowers Barriers on DERS, Paving the Way for Microgrids

On Sept 17, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 2222 , a landmark rule that levels the playing field for participation of microgrids and aggregated distributed energy resources (DER’s) in all regional organized wholesale electricity markets, including Regional...


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Nonprofit Coalition Urges State Leaders to Prioritize Community Energy Resiliency in COVID-19 Recovery

PRESS RELEASE (Sacramento, CA) — In a letter sent to Governor Newsom and state leaders, a coalition of 18 California nonprofit organizations urged state policymakers to emphasize community energy resilience as part of state strategy to address COVID-19 recovery and prepare for future power...

CommunityEnergyResilience_CleanEnergyCoalitionLetter_061120.pdf


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Microgrids for a More Resilient California: Key legislation and outlook for regulatory evolution

Summary Against the backdrop of uncertainty caused by COVID-19, legislators and regulators in the state of California continue to advance policies intended to enhance community resiliency, strengthen infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions. Following the framework set by SB 1339, the...

MRC Webinar Microgrid Policy Legislation in California_FINAL.pdf


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MRC Authors Letter in Support of CA Microgrid Bill

On April 30, 2020, the MRC authored a letter in support of Senator Stern's SB1215 bill, which will create the Local Government Deenergization Event Resiliency Program that allocates funding for public agency microgrids. This bill provides the "seed money" for local governments and critical...

SB 1215 Support Letter MRC 4.30.20 sign.pdf


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MRC Submits Comments on Hawaiian Electric's Transmittal of a Draft Microgrid Services Tariff

On April 27, 2020, the MRC submitted comments on Hawaiian Electric's Transmittal of a Draft Microgrid Services Tariff. The MRC supports the Commission's efforts to develop a tariff that responds to the unique capabilities and characteristics of microgrids, and has participated in a working...

MRC Comments to Hawaiian Electric's Transmittel of a draft Microgrid Services Tariff.pdf


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MRC Submits Reply Comments on CA Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal

On February 6, 2020, the MRC submitted reply comments to the California PUC in response to comments from the industry on the Track 1 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal issued as part of the California PUC proceeding instituted in its Order Instituting Rulemaking Regarding...

MRC Reply Comments on Track 1 Microgrid and Resiliency Strategies Staff Proposal.pdf