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RPS Compliance Adds To Debate Over California Utility Wildfire Liability Bill

November 30, 2018
The notion that wildfire liability could prevent California utilities from meeting their renewable portfolio standard (RPS) mandates and grid decarbonization goals is becoming part of the debate over follow-up legislation to last year's state law that partially waived such liability for utilities, sources say. "Everyone who shares those goals has a stake in maintaining utilities' capacity to serve as strong clean energy partners. This shouldn't be seen as some kind of 'quid pro quo' proposition," Ralph Cavanagh, senior attorney and...

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