Note — Sep 02, 2018

California Advances an Ambitious Climate Policy that Should Be a Model

Good news and great progress but, as we see in the first featured articles above, this is adjusting our current model, not bringing a radical rethinking.

Notably, however, California regulators have said the state’s major utilities could reach that milestone as early as 2020, underscoring the rapid pace at which the energy transformation has unfolded since the state first put its renewable standards in place in 2002. […]

“The amount of effort to achieve the last 20 percent might well be as much as it took the reach the first 80.”