150 Curtailment is the reduction of output of a renewable resource below what it could have otherwise produced. At times power generators may produce output that is not needed. In the absence of energy storage systems, the surplus may have to be dumped or the power plant output turned down or switched off for a while.
151 Balaraman, K. (June 13, 2022).‘Not backsliding on clean energy’: Officials say California’s proposed 5 GW reserve could be heavy on gas. Dive Brief; Utility Dive. Retrieved from: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/not-backsliding-on-clean-energy-officials-say-californias-proposed-5-gw/6253236
152 CPUC. CPUC Sets Stage To Enable Widespread Demand Flexibility. July 14, 2022. Retrieved at: https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/news-and-updates/all-news/cpuc-sets-stage-to-enable-widespread-demand-flexibility