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Advocacy Updates

Updates on CEBA’s government relations and advocacy work on behalf of the renewable energy sector.

  • CEBA Outlines Customer Data Needs for Greenhouse Gas Reporting in the U.S. West

    February 29, 2024

    By Leigh Yeatts As expanded wholesale electricity markets develop across the western United States, the creation of a centralized West-wide greenhouse gas reporting framework has become essential, along with robust data metrics to support it. The West now has an important opportunity for new markets to provide cohesive, granular, and actionable data that customers need […]

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  • CEBA Outlines Energy Customer Priorities for Meeting Resource Adequacy Needs

    January 11, 2024

    By Kate Harrison Careful electricity resource planning plays a key role in enabling energy customers to achieve the Clean Energy Buyers Association’s (CEBA’s) aspiration to achieve a 90% carbon-free U.S. electricity system by 2030. Reliable grids need resource adequacy, and planners must ensure projected resource mixes can reliably meet future capacity and energy demands under […]

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  • CEBA Welcomes Federal Approval of Western Day-Ahead Energy Market Tariff

    December 21, 2023

    Expanded Market Will Improve Reliability and Bring Cost Savings for Customers The Clean Energy Buyers Association today praised the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC’s) acceptance of tariff changes that will enable commencement of the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO’s) day-ahead energy market for Western Energy Imbalance Market (WEIM) participants. “Well-designed day-ahead market services will improve […]

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  • CEBA Comments to SBTI Emphasize Role of Market Certificates in Grid Decarbonization

    November 22, 2023

    By Kerri Metz and Priya Barua The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) in September issued a Call for Evidence on the Effectiveness of the Use of Environmental Attribute Certificates in Corporate Climate Targets, and the Clean Energy Buyers Association (CEBA) this week submitted a response that demonstrates the crucial role that market certificates have played in grid decarbonization […]

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  • Companies, Advocacy Groups Call for North Carolina Market Reform Study

    June 29, 2023

    Businesses Urge Legislature and Governor to Evaluate Market Reform Options that Would Increase Grid Reliability and Reduce Costs Nine companies and five business and consumer advocacy groups today called for North Carolina lawmakers to establish and fund a state-led committee to study wholesale market competition options, to improve grid reliability and generate cost savings for […]

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  • CAISO Report Shows Benefits of More Regional Energy Market Coordination Among Western States

    March 1, 2023

    by Heidi Ratz Larger energy market footprints and comprehensive structures for regional grid cooperation would maximize cost savings and other benefits for Western states, according to a study released this week by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). The report, The Impacts on California of Expanded Regional Cooperation to Operate the Western Grid, was initiated […]

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  • How FERC Can Fix Transmission Planning

    December 14, 2022

    To deploy the clean energy projects customers want and enable a cost effective and reliable transition to the carbon-free electricity grid of the future, we must fix regional and interregional transmission planning.  One of the most telling data points is a September 2022 Princeton University study that found unlocking the full potential of the Inflation […]

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