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California regulators propose 2 GW new peak capacity to address reliability concerns

June 26, 2019

Near- and medium-term renewable integration and reliability resources are “most in need of our immediate attention,” according to the commission’s ruling.

“Because of the urgent need, this … will become our first opportunity to design a mechanism to ensure that the appropriate and needed resources are procured, either by the individual LSEs procuring their share or by development and implementation of a backup mechanism,” Administrative Law Judge Julie Fitch and Commissioner Liane Randolph wrote.

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