Law & Policy

Can utilities afford electric vehicle commitments?

Energy policy expert Michael Wara comments on the decision to approve $768 million in transportation electrification projects and how it could affect utilities, the environment and California ratepayers.

Poll: Women and independent voters critical for the midterm election

A new poll of California voters by Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West shows that despite its reputation as a liberal state, the California political profile is mixed and diverse. Appealing to female voters and appealing to independents are pivotal this election season.

What’s next for net neutrality

Because the internet is constantly changing, it is tough to have regulations that will benefit consumers in terms of price and innovation, says Stanford scholar about the challenges of regulating the web.