Existing Mandates

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Programs

  • AB 32 – requires reduction of GHG emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 (25% reduction)
  • Cap and Trade – cap on emissions
  • Light/Zero Emission Vehicle (LEV/ZEV) Standards – requires car manufacturers to reduce GHG emissions per mile and produce ZEVs
  • Pavley (AB 1493) – sets fleet average GHG standards for new passenger vehicles
  • Diesel Anti-Idling
  • Tire Pressure Program
  • Ship Electrification
  • Reduction of Refrigerant Emissions from Non-Professional Services
  • Heavy-Duty Vehicle Aerodynamic Efficiency
  • Medium- and Heavy Duty Vehicle Hybridization
  • Green Buildings

Fuel

  • LCFS – requires 10% reduction in carbon intensity in CA transportation fuels by 2020
  • Clean Fuels Outlet (CFO) – installation of infrastructure for clean fuels
  • Fuels Under the Cap – places transportation fuels under Cap-and-trade program

State Electricity Mandates

  • SBX1 2 – 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard
  • Once-Through Cooling (OTC) Policy
  • CA Emission Performance Standards – SB 1368
  • Transmission Access Charge (TAC)
  • California Solar Initiative (CSI)
  • Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)
  • Feed in Tariffs (FIT)
  • Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM)
  • Jet Energy Metering (NEM) – AB 920
  • Energy Efficiency – AB 2021
  • Waste Heat and Carbon Emissions Reduction Act – AB 1613, AB 2791
  • Resource Adequacy – AB 380
  • Transmission Corridors – SB 1059
  • Energy Storage  – AB 2514
  • Smart Grid Deployment – SB 17
  • Distributed Generation Goals