California Energy Commission

About California Energy Commission

The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency. Established by the Legislature in 1974 and located in Sacramento, seven core responsibilities guide the Energy Commission as it sets California energy policy:
- Forecasting future energy needs
- Promoting energy efficiency and conservation by setting the state's appliance and building energy efficiency standards
- Supporting energy research that advances energy science and technology through research, development and demonstration projects
- Developing renewable energy resources
- Advancing alternative and renewable transportation fuels and technologies
- Certifying thermal power plants 50 megawatts and larger
- Planning for and directing state response to energy emergencies

The California Energy Commission is leading the state to a 100 percent clean energy future. As the state's primary energy policy and planning agency, the Energy Commission plays a critical role in creating the energy system of the future - one that is clean, is modern, and ensures the fifth largest economy in the world continues to thrive.

Toward a Clean Energy Future
Learn how California has remained at the forefront of clean energy leadership thanks to advancements in clean energy policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy development and investment in energy and transportation innovation. ->


Energy Policy Fellow

June 2017 - August 2017 Sacramento, CA
“They gave me an ambitious project that kept me motivated theoughout the internship”

Summer Fellow

June 2018 - September 2018 Sacramento, CA
“Awesome coworkers and varied work! ”
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