SB 604 (Wilk) Electric transmission corridor zones

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Existing law requires the California Energy Commission (CEC), in consultation with the California Public Utilities Commission, the Independent System Operator, transmission owners, users, and consumers, to adopt a strategic plan for the state’s electrical transmission grid.

This bill would require the CEC, working with the State Air Resources Board and the CPUC to prepare a statewide assessment of the supply needs for transmission and distribution infrastructure and equipment that is necessary to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045 and would require the CEC to update the assessment at least once every 3 years, and to submit the assessment to the Legislature on or before January 1, 2025, and on or before January 1 every 3 years thereafter.

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