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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.

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How SunZia closes in on California

Drawing a line in the sand, SunZia worked for 14 years on its transmission progress. 

A Seriously Long-Term Investment: Inside SunZia's Transmission Adventure

When planning to decarbonize the grid, many analysts see transmission lines as analogous to "political will." It's necessary and it's rarely possible to summon it from scratch. In the Southwest, though, a private enterprise has pushed forward on work to deliver renewable power from a windy swath of New Mexico...

Search and Deploy: Google's Team Strategy for Fossil-Free Electricity

In 2020, absolute decarbonization pledges mark software companies' elite rank as surely as triple-digit IPO share prices did in 1999. But Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Google all set distinct strategies for keeping their promises. Google's parent company, through the words of its CEO and the analysis of those who follow...

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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