California’s Energy Trailer Bill – What just happened?

More timely and impactful energy policy emerged from the California legislature last week in the form of a new energy and climate change budget trailer bill (AB 209), which creates important new programs, directs billions in state funding, advances access to climate-friendly refrigerants, and shines a light on extreme heat protection for renters. A “trailer bill” is a package of policy details that follow the main budget bill, which allocates the state’s dollars.

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