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California Votes in Carbon-Free Electricity Generation, with a 2045 Target

placeholder+imagePosted on: 09/06/2018

Following Hawaii's lead and pending Governor Brown's expected signature, California lawmakers voted at the end of August to require 100 percent carbon-free electricity generation by 2045.  

California currently gets 29% of electricity, up from 11% a decade ago.  The state currently has a commitment to obtain 50 percent of its electricity from wind, solar and geothermal power by 2030. This legislation increases that commitment to 60 percent by 2030,  and then to 100% by 2045... read more.