Columnists: Larissa Koehler

As an attorney with EDF’s California Climate and Clean Energy teams, Larissa assists with litigation and regulatory proceedings. She also engages in policy analysis and advocacy for key issues relevant to the US Climate and Energy program.

How CA Will Bring More Renewables to the Grid

Not content with setting a Renewable Portfolio Standard that ends at 2020, California Governor Jerry Brown and state legislators are pushing for the Golden State to get 50% of its energy from renewable resources by 2030. To meet this ambitious target, California must build a system that is largely based on renewable electricity, like wind and   …Continue Reading

Alternative Fuels Market in CA Sees Major Progress, Says Report

After months of surveys, analysis and preparation, the California Energy Commission’s draft 2013 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) is out – and it shows that dramatic progress is underway in the state’s transportation fuels market.  Not only has the state made measured progress towards a more diversified fuel market through targeted investments, the growth of   …Continue Reading