ACCES is an active participant in state, regional, local and bi-national policy and planning arenas. Its members collectively monitor regulatory proceedings relative to: climate change, energy efficiency, green building, and renewable energy. Learn More »


California is the national leader in advancing the cause of a Green Economy. From groundbreaking climate change legislation (AB 32) to a burgeoning solar photovoltaic industry, California is on the forefront of the effort to grow and expand the green sector.


The California State Assembly and State Senate are constantly discussing legislation that can either advance or stymie our state's pursuit of a greener economy. Check out the CA State Legislature page to get the latest news on important bills we are following.

Many aspects of California's energy system are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission. These agencies set utility rates, regulate nuclear power plants, and much more. Take a look at the CPUC and CEC page to learn what's happening at these agencies and how their decisions are impacting everyday Californians.