ACTION ALERT: Support Energy Reliability in Southern California

Posted August 22nd, 2016 | Status:

Promote energy reliability in Southern California by supporting efforts to safely restore operations at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, which is a vital component of Southern California’s electricity infrastructure. In fact, about 60 percent of the electricity generated in California comes from power plants that run on natural gas, and during the summer and winter months natural gas is even more critical to regional energy reliability. Without Aliso Canyon, there is an increased risk of natural gas curtailments, which introduces uncertainty and concerns regarding energy reliability in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Here are two ways you can help:

1. Show your support during the public comment period of next week’s workshop on the Aliso Canyon Action Plan for Local Energy Reliability for Winter of 2016 to 2017

Meeting Details
What: Joint Agency Workshop on Aliso Canyon Action Plan for Local Energy Reliability for Winter of 2016 to 2017
Where: South Coast Air Quality Management District Headquarters (Auditorium), 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, California
When: Friday, August 26, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. (This is the public comment period; the meeting itself starts at 10 a.m.)
RSVP: Email Brandon Matson at Brandon.Matson@BizFed.org (Brandon will be on-site to assist you and to help you sign-up to speak)

Note: Draft talking points will be sent out early next week

2. Submit public comments

Click here to access the California Energy Commission’s website to submit your comments online

At the above link, enter your contact information and comment title. Under “subject(s).” select the appropriate workshop date “IEPR 2016-08-26 Workshop” and “IEPR public comments.” You may include comments in the box titled “Comment Text” or attach a file with your comments.

Click here to download a sample comment letterClick here for a fact sheet to learn more about the critical need to restore operations at Aliso Canyon 

If you have any questions, please contact Brandon Matson at Brandon.Matson@BizFed.org.

 

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