A Case of solution to
Generation Capacity in California
Nuclear 3% Other Non-
8% Fossil Fuel
Generation Capacity: 55,500 MW
Import Capacity: 8,000 MW
Source: California Energy Commission
by Mohsen Nazemi, P.E.
Assistant Deputy Executive Officer
• Accelerate Replacement & Control of
Existing Dirty Units
• Support/Promote Use of Clean New
Generation Technologies for New Power
Plants and Distributed Generation
• Support/Promote Environmental Dispatch
(Use Cleanest Units first and Dirtiest Units
last and only to Avoid Emergencies)
• Address Power Plant Emissions Impacts
on RECLAIM and RTC Prices
• Minimize Use of Existing Diesel-fired
• Implement Executive Orders
• Support/Promote Conservation Efforts
Facing energy crisis, reducing
energy use and developing
new energy are efficient ways.
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