As temperatures continue to rise, we talk with the California Independent System Operator, which manages 80% of the state’s electricity, about how they’re preparing the power grid for heatwaves and possible blackouts. Plus, a look at what it will take to get California’s energy supply to be carbon-free by 2045 and new workplace guidelines from Cal/OSHA.
- POLITICO Policy Reporter Alex Nieves explains the new workplace guidelines approved by Cal/OSHA and when they could take effect
- California Independent System Operator President and CEO Elliot Mainzer discusses how California’s power grid is prepared for the summer and what changes have been made to prevent outages
- University of California Berkeley economics professor and Board Member at the California Independent System Operator, Severin Borenstein, on the prospect of California meeting its lofty goal of being carbon-free by 2045
- Mondavi Center Executive Director Don Roth walks us through the upcoming season with in-person events scheduled after more than a year and a half of closure