California governor commits to 100 percent clean energy
California governor commits to 100 percent clean energy
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14 September, 2018, 11:57
And even those standards are now in danger, thanks to a Trump action last month that aims to rescind the power of California and other states to set stricter fuel-mileage targets. Since 2010, California has procured more than 1,500 MW of new energy storage capacity; North American energy users and utilities have collectively procured over 2 GW of advanced energy storage projects to date. It appears that buying electricity from a coal plant in Nevada is fine if that electricity had been supplied prior to the bill's passing, but seeking out new out-of-state natural gas-fired plants to buy from would not be allowed.
California ranked sixth among states in crude oil production in May, the latest data available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
"These actions are both visionary and pragmatic, and further cement California's position as a national and global leader on climate change", said Dan Lashof, Director, World Resources Institute for the United States.
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California's governor and host Jerry Brown, whose crusade for clean energy started in the 1970s, set the tone by approving landmark legislation Monday that commits his state to purging Carbon dioxide from its electricity grid by 2045. Kevin de León, a Los Angeles Democrat who carried SB 100, said. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that aims to eliminate fossil fuel use for electricity by 2045 and serves as a rebuke to US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.
California's utilities had been on track to meet the previous goal, of 50 percent clean power by 2030, "but scientistsdebate whether cost-efficient 100 percent clean energy is feasible or if it would require new technological advances", Bradford wrote. We also ask that political discussions be restricted to the topic of the article they follow. "This clean energy bill is also a big win for our economy and jobs, as we have already demonstrated here in California that we can improve our energy resources while making a positive economic impact". California would need to install more than 200 times as much energy-storage capacity than it has now to make up for the loss of gas plants, according to the Clean Air Task Force, a Boston-based energy-policy nonprofit. The state now gets about 44 percent of its power from renewables and hydropower.
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State utilities and energy producers are now being pushed to make up the difference.
California has officially pledged to get all its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2045.
The new bill mandates that least 60 percent of electricity will have to come from renewable energy, especially solar and wind. PG&E in June 2016 announced that the Diablo Canyon units would close in 2024 and 2025.
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