Full Title: 2012 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update
Author(s): California Energy Commission
Publisher(s): California Energy Commission
Publication Date: 1/2013


Description (excerpt): 

The 2012 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update includes additional information on five topics that were originally raised in the 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report. These topics include: (1) the Energy Commission’s adopted electricity and natural gas demand forecast for 2012–2022; (2) the outlook for and trends in the natural gas market; (3) the potential for increased development of combined heat and power facilities; (4) an assessment of electricity infrastructure needed in Southern California to provide sufficient and reliable power; and (5) suggested actions to support renewable development and help California meet its Renewables Portfolio Standard target of 33 percent renewable electricity by 2020.