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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

February 4, 2014

Powering California with 50% Renewable Energy by 2030: New Analysis Shows It Can Be Done

Laura Wisland, senior analyst, Clean Energy, Union of Concerned Scientists  •    •  Posted 2014-02-04 06:55:22

ast week, a new analysis was released that explored the technical, environmental, and economic implications of raising California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 33 percent by 2020 to 50 percent by 2030. I’m excited to report that although the study illuminates the challenges of installing unprecedented amounts of renewables on the grid, it is technically possible. Moreover, California has tools in hand today to scale up renewables, and is developing programs and policies that will continue to lower the cost and technical challenges of doing so. [ read more … ]

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