California Energy Commission

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges Investigation

A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.

06/30/2015

toilet, flush, water

California Imposes Tough New Rules For Efficient Toilets, Faucets

State officials took emergency action on the drought Wednesday, imposing tough new standards for toilets, urinals and faucets sold in California starting January 1st.

04/08/2015

A van powered by compressed natural gas(CNG) on display January 27, 2011 at the 2011 Washington Auto Show at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Planning Natural Gas Station Partially Funded By State Grant

Santa Clara County is planning to build a new natural gas refueling station in San Jose that will be open to the public.

05/15/2013

Lick wildfire, Henry W. Coe State Park, Santa Clara County, Stanislaus County

Climate Change Report Shows Grim Outlook For California

A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.

08/01/2012

Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

Energy Regulations Expected To Push Up Prices For New California Homes

The California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.

06/01/2012

powerlines

California Energy Commission Adopts New Battery Charger Standards

The California Energy Commission is adopting new efficiency rules for cell phone and other types of electronics chargers.

01/14/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Hope To Use Millions In Stimulus Before Deadline

Millions of dollars in federal stimulus money remains unspent in California, but before that cash goes back to Washington, some state lawmakers want to make sure it gets spent.

10/31/2011