California lawmakers want to build more clean energy — and faster

April 1, 2022

SB 1075 / SB 1463: I wrote last week about the potential for green hydrogen to help replace fossil fuels in Los Angeles — and the many potential pitfalls. The first of these bills would set up a “clean hydrogen hub” fund within the state treasury, and require energy regulators to study hydrogen’s benefits; the second would establish a “fueling hub” to help heavy-duty trucks fill up with hydrogen instead of diesel at either the Port of Los Angeles or the Port of Long Beach, an idea supported by local officials.

  • Authors: Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera)
  • Status: Approved by Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee, referred to Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (SB 1075); referred to Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (SB 1463)

 

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