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New Report: Solar Power is Booming in Sacramento

Environment California Research & Policy Center released a new report today comparing the number of rooftop solar power projects installed in cities throughout the state. The report identifies the hubs of the state’s thriving solar economy (detailed in the table below) and shows that Sacramento ranks 7th in the state in terms of the total amount of solar electricity generated, measured in capacity, with 16 megawatts. Sacramento ranks 10th in the state in terms of the number of solar installations on residential, commercial and government buildings, with just over 1,000 projects installed. Most impressive, Sacramento has experienced the greatest rate of solar growth of all major cities, tripling the total amount of solar power installed in the past two years alone.

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New Report: San Diego #1 in State for Solar Roofs

Environment California Research & Policy Center released a new report today cataloging the amount of solar power installed by cities across the state, as of the third quarter of 2011.The report identifies the hubs of the state’s thriving solar economy and shows that San Diego leads all California cities in terms of the number of solar roofs installed, with more than 4,500 projects on residential, commercial and government buildings.

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BROWN USES STATE OF THE STATE TO HIGHLIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

“Governor Brown gets it when it comes to the environment. By dedicating the first fifteen minutes of his State of the State speech to clean energy, high speed rail, and clean water, there is no doubt that the Governor sees the environment as a precious resource and a key element to rebuilding California’s economy.”

 

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President Obama Expected to Stand Up to Big Oil on Keystone XL Pipeline

SACRAMENTO– According to media reports, President Obama and the State Department today will reject an effort to force administration approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Environment California issued this statement in response:

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In Wake of Budget Announcement Environmentalists and Small Business Community Rally to Protect Parks

A press release to call attention to the release of the Governor's budget proposal and the fact that cuts to the state park system remain in his budget, resulting in the closure of 70 state parks.

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