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California

Electric vehicle charging

Electric vehicle charging / Automotive Rhythms / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Is California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Incentivizing Electric Vehicle Deployment?

Research on California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard program suggests the LCFS program design of capacity-based credits has the potential to increase EV deployment, but that some unanswered questions need to be addressed before the point-of-sale rebate program can do the same.

California Articles

Solar panels being installed

This professional had to climb to get to this spot: community solar investors and innovators have to climb over hurdles, too. 

Community Solar's Bend Toward Energy Justice: Challenge Accepted

For those coming with fresh eyes to this series, please read the previous two articles about community solar. In the first article of the series, I explored the economic and energy equity opportunity of the community solar sector. The subsequent article investigated challenges within the market from a policy and...
The golden age of wireless?

Beam announced its deal with the City of San Diego in October 2020. 

Building Profits in Charging: A Naming Rights Model

Carbon emissions from transportation must nearly vanish in coming years for the world to add less than two degrees of temperature above preindustrial levels. So ways to charge up cars on clean electric supply must proliferate. Beam, a San Diego vendor, claims to sell the world's fastest charge and promises...

California Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 15.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
172 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
76 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
65 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in California support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 24,692,824 of 29,513,923 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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