In addition, the law will require all utilities in the state to offer green pricing programs. Gov. Jesse Ventura (I) is expected to sign the measure. The renewables portfolio standard (RPS) that was included in the Senate version of the energy bill passed May 4 was watered down in conference with the House. The final bill contains the RPS implementation schedule from the Senate legislation, but does not provide for enforcement of the targets.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2001 — Pacific Gas and Electric Company applauded the Department of Energy announcement directing the Western Area Power Authority to upgrade the congested section of the Path 15 transmission line in Central California: