California Energy Commission

California Energy Commission
  The state agency established by the Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act in 1974 (Public Resources Code, Sections 25000 et seq.) responsible for energy policy. The Energy Commission's five major areas of responsibilities are:
  Forecasting future statewide energy needs
  Licensing power plants sufficient to meet those needs
  Promoting energy conservation and efficiency measures
  Developing renewable and alternative energy resources, including providing assistance to develop clean transportation fuels
  Planning for and directing state response to energy emergencies
  Funding for the Commission's activities comes from the Energy Resources Program Account, Federal Petroleum Violation Escrow Account and other sources.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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