News Release | Environment California

Special interests dim opportunity for California to commit to 100% clean electricity

Despite overwhelming support from 76 percent of its constituents, the California State Assembly today deferred a vote on the landmark Senate Bill 100, which would have committed the state to generating 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources by 2045. Defying both what’s best for the Golden State and the will of the people, utility companies and electrical unions succeeded in their last-minute ploy to push the bill to next year’s legislative session.

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Bill to Extend Solar Thermal Program Passes California Legislature

The California Legislature passed AB 797 (Irwin) this afternoon. With the bipartisan vote in the Assembly of 45-19 today and the Senate’s bipartisan 30-10 vote on Tuesday, the bill now heads to the Governor for his signature. The bill extends consumer incentives for solar thermal technologies that heat water and air using the sun’s energy, reducing natural gas use in homes and buildings. The bill is part of the state’s ongoing efforts to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals, improve air quality, and support economic development.

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San​ ​Bernardino​ ​County​ ​Leaders​ ​Urge​ ​California Lawmakers​ ​to​ ​Pass​ ​SB​ ​100​ ​for​ ​100%​ ​Clean​ ​Energy

Local​ ​supporters,​ ​city​ ​and​ ​state​ ​officials,​ ​faith​ ​groups,​ ​and​ ​environmental​ ​groups​ ​gathered at​ ​the​ ​site​ ​of​ ​the​ ​former​ ​Kaiser​ ​Steel​ ​Plant​ ​to​ ​urge​ ​passage​ ​of​ ​Senate​ ​Bill​ ​100​ ​(De​ ​León).​ ​SB​ ​100​ ​will ensure​ ​that​ ​California​ ​generates​ ​100%​ ​of​ ​its​ ​electricity​ ​from​ ​clean​ ​energy​ ​sources​ ​by​ ​2045.

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San Jose Supporters Urge California Lawmakers to Pass SB 100 for 100% Clean Energy

Local supporters gathered at San Jose City hall to urge passage of Senate Bill 100 (De León). SB 100 will ensure that California generates 100% of its electricity from clean energy sources by 2045.

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Bakersfield Leaders Urge California Lawmakers to Pass SB 100 for 100% Clean Energy

Union members, faith leaders, city officials, farmers, and environmental groups gathered in Bakersfield to urge passage of Senate Bill 100 (De León). SB 100 will ensure that California generates 100% of its electricity from clean energy sources by 2045.

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