California Assemblymember Chris Holden said he will hold a bill that could eventually turn CAISO into an RTO while he tries to overcome opposition.
CAISO says that 8,100 MW of new resources and California's record snowpack, which is expected to increase hydro generation by 72%, improve its summer forecast.
A study done for the California Public Utilities Commission found the state needs $50 billion in distribution system upgrades to meet its electrification goals.
West Coast states need to work together to achieve their floating offshore wind goals, speakers at this year's Pacific Offshore Wind Summit in Sacramento said.
In California, a predicted budget shortfall that grew $9 billion since January has not resulted in additional proposed cuts in climate and energy spending.