California Articles

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That Takes a Lot of Gusts

This September 16 tidbit details plans that the United States' executive branch has released to foster offshore wind construction, generation and parity with overseas investment.
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There's a Hole in the System

On September 6, this story spotlighted utilities' shoddy record at restoring and sustaining electricity for low-income communities of color.
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Explainer: How Carbon Capture Contributes to Climate Strategies

There's too much operating need for carbon-heavy energy, and climate change is too far along, for society to do all its sustainability work through a switch to renewable fuels. Removing carbon from the atmosphere becomes necessary - and financing the removal involves a range of risks.

California Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 7.50 / 9
Score 16.00 / 20
Score 10.50 / 12
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

of people in California support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 25,969,551 of 30,075,104 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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