‘Newsletters’ Category

Last month Gridworks urged the Department of Energy to continue the work of Vehicle Grid Integration, identifying 10 specific gaps that need to be filled to plug-in millions of new electric vehicles at the least cost and emissions.   Gridworks applauds the DOE for calling the question on VGI, a target rich environment in need of national […]

Gridworks has been broadening its horizons, supporting the Public Regulation Commission of New Mexico to update its interconnection process and thereby ease customer adoption of distributed energy resources. The update process began in March 2021 with biweekly working group meetings involving over 60 stakeholders. Gridworks has facilitated the work of industry and utility stakeholders to […]

We’re thrilled to share good news: yesterday the California Energy Commission invested new funds in Gridworks to advance the transition of the California gas system toward a clean energy future. Together with our partners at E3, East Bay Community Energy, and Pacific Gas & Electric, Gridworks will engage leading stakeholders to identify opportunities and barriers […]

Gridworks draws strength from the exceptional expertise and dedication of its people. Today we profile Mike Florio, Senior Fellow. Mike Florio has served the state of California with great distinction in the area of utility regulation and policy for over four decades. As a senior attorney with The Utility Reform Network (TURN) beginning in 1978, […]

Friends, Today’s newsletter brings inspiration as Gridworks celebrates the accomplishments of Solar for HER, a group of volunteers working to bring solar power to school girls in a far-flung mountainous area of Pakistan. This effort is led in part by Gridworks’ amazing project manager, Rehana Aziz. Public School for Girls in Pakistan This is the […]

Gridworks draws strength from the exceptional expertise and dedication of its people. Today we profile Arthur Haubenstock, Senior Fellow.   Long before joining Gridworks, Arthur — an attorney by training, mediator by birth order — had made a habit of taking on intractable problems.  His first essay to win a prize, at age 10, urged everyone to value the environment; in […]

We are always pleased to celebrate the achievements of our partners and there is much to celebrate about the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission’s progress on reforming rate design and utility regulation.  In December, the Hawaii PUC filed Gridworks’ Advanced Rate Design Working Group Report, which synthesizes the outcomes of a three-month working group process aimed […]

This week Gridworks launched a new initiative: Advancing High Road Labor Standards in Transportation Electrification.   The project will further Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-79-20 setting the goal of 100% zero-emission passenger cars and trucks by 2035, and 100% zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by 2045. The Executive Order also calls for the development and […]

Today Gridworks presents “Gas Resource and Infrastructure Planning for California,” our next step in leading California’s gas transition. This report provides industry leaders a how-to manual on planning for a more just and equitable system for customers, workers, and gas companies. The Gas Resource and Infrastructure Plan (GRIP) is a five-step process to assess the […]

January 27, 2021


Newsletter 2021


Friends, Happy New Year from Gridworks! We begin the year with a renewed focus on our mission: to convene, educate, and empower stakeholders working to build a healthier and more equitable, sustainable and affordable future for all through decarbonization.  As we bid good riddance to 2020, we want to share some of our accomplishments from the year […]

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