Senate Bill 350: Doubling Energy Efficiency Savings by 2030 Final Commission Report

Summary

SCH Number
2017118312
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Senate Bill 350: Doubling Energy Efficiency Savings by 2030 Final Commission Report
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Senate Bill 350: Doubling Energy Efficiency Savings by 2030 Final Commission Report establishes annual targets that will achieve a cumulative doubling of statewide energy efficiency savings in electricity and natural gas final end uses of retail customers by January 1, 2030. As described in Public Resources Code section 25310(c)(1). The report proposes sub targets for the portion of projected energy efficiency savings that can be achieved through programs funded by the states investor-owned and publicly owned electric and natural gas utilities. The report also proposes sub targets for nonutility programs funded through government, private, utility ratepayer sources. In addition, the report identifies projected efficiency savings from the industrial and agricultural sectors. The report outlines recommendations to ensure that California meets the annual targets.

Contact Information
Michael Sokol
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-4516

Location

Regions
Statewide
Other Information
Statewide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Other: report is not a "project" subject to CEQA S: 15378(b)(2) & (5), the report is exempt from CEQA pursuant to the "common sense" S: 15061(b)(3), in that it deals with general policy and procedural activities or organizational and administrative activities and does not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment. The report also falls within the so-called "common sense" exemption pursuant to CEQA S: 15382,which indicates CEQA only applies to projects that have a "significant effect on the environment" as defined in Public Resources Code S: 21068, and in CEQA S: 15382, as being a substantial, or potentially substantial, adverse change in the environment.
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