• California Solar Initiative (CSI)

  • Background

    In January 2007, the CPUC and California Energy Commission began the Go Solar California! campaign, a joint $3.3 billion effort to encourage Californians to install 3,000 megawatts of solar energy systems over the next decade and transform the market for solar energy.
    The CPUC portion of the solar effort is the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Program. CSI is the nation’s largest solar program, with a $2.2 billion budget and a goal of 1,940 megawatts of solar capacity by the end of 2016.

  • DRA's Policy Postion

    DRA seeks to promote solar energy at the lowest possible cost to ratepayers as the cornerstone of California's effort to promote clean and renewable energy alternatives.

    CSI rulemaking is developed under the Distributed Generation proceeding (R.10-05-004).

    • See DRA's opening comments filed May 2, 2011
    • DRA's comments on the Self-Generation Incentive Program filed October 28, 2011
    • DRA filed reply comments on November 22, 2011.
    • DRA's reply on net metering filed January 27, 2012.
  • Current Proceeding Status

    See the proceeding docket.

  • Other Resources

    DRA recommends the following sites for additional information on CSI: