100% Clean Energy States and the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative

May 11, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) webinar provided an overview of the goals and activities that 14 states plus the District of Columbia have undertaken to achieve 100% clean electricity. David Hochschild of the California Energy Commission discussed California’s 100% clean energy goal, how other states could benefit by adopting a similar goal, and what steps California has been taking towards achieving this goal. Alicia Barton of the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) discussed the New York perspective on its 100% clean energy goal and describe the steps it has taken to implement it. Warren Leon of CESA discussed other states’ clean energy goals and described the purpose of CESA’s new multi-state initiative, the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative. He highlighted activities the Collaborative will be undertaking in the coming months to support states’ 100% Clean Energy efforts. There was opportunity for audience questions after the presentations.


  • David Hochschild, Chair of the California Energy Commission
  • Alicia Barton, President and CEO, NYSERDA
  • Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

This webinar was presented by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) on behalf of the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative.