The Power Association of Northern California is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the power industry in California and all of its component parts. PANC sponsors monthly luncheon meetings and educational seminars to help professionals better understand the challenges confronting the power industry. Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in San Francisco. Guest speakers include legislators, CEO’s, Commissioners and other experts from both the regulated and unregulated side of the industry.

PANC In The News

Governor’s Czar Portends Commission Shakeup
Energy regulators’ accountability, transparency, and perhaps total reorganization is in the sights of Edward O’Neill, senior advisor on California Public Utilities Commission modernization and reform.  “The governor is willing to spend political capital on improving” the agency “for the long haul,” O’Neill said at a Power Association of Northern California Oct. 21 gathering.  (Oct. 2014)
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Climate Roundup: Air Board Keys Vehicles to Generation
To go well below 1990 carbon emission levels in California, reductions from the transportation and electricity sectors must be married, said Michael Gibbs, California Air Resources Board assistant executive officer.  “The key to success is understanding how to make simultaneous progress in the transportation and electricity sectors, and figuring out how to get them to work together,” Gibbs said at a Sept. 16 Power Association of Northern California meeting. (Sept. 2014)
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Energy Storage North America Names Top Nine Energy Storage Project Finalists
Energy Storage North America (ESNA), has announced finalists for its 2014 annual Innovation Award, recognizing excellence in energy storage project development. The nine finalists represent excellence in installed energy storage projects across three categories: utility-scale, customer-sited (commercial, industrial, or residential), and mobility (electric vehicle charging and surrounding infrastructure).
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New EPA Rules For Power Plants:
What They Mean for California

Going into Monday’s roll-out from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, there was optimism — if not clarity — over what proposed new regulation of power plant carbon emissions would mean for California. (June 2014)
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PANC is the leading organization for power industry professionals

PANC connects you with the top leaders in the industry – from legislators, CEO’s to Commissioners and other experts.

  • Access to power industry professionals and knowledge
  • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities
  • Discounts on all PANC sponsored events & activities
  • Discounts to industry newsletter subscriptions & trade shows