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Over 60 elected officials from California have signed on to say:  “Yes! I endorse Governor Brown’s pioneering vision to build 12,000 megawatts of clean energy – enough solar energy to cover a million solar roofs – by 2020.  By building solar on houses, apartment buildings, offices, schools and warehouses across California, we can create green jobs, reduce air pollution, and generate clean energy to power our lives.”

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California has made great strides to combat global warming with clean energy and electric cars, but recent research shows that methane leaks during the production of oil and natural gas in California, as well as during the transportation and storage of natural gas, can erode or nullify our climate leadership.

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Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar

The United States has enough solar energy installed to power over 11 million American homes. America’s cities and towns play a key role in driving the adoption of clean, renewable energy. Yet, most have only begun to tap their solar energy potential. Local governments can set the pace for solar growth by driving development through effective public policy and community engagement, reaping benefits for the environment, public health, grid resilience and consumers.

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California's Solar Cities 2012:

This table presents the full listing of cities in California and their total installed amounts of distributed solar photovoltaic power systems, from the Environment California Research & Policy Center report California's Solar Cities 2012: Leaders in the Race Toward a Clean Energy Future. For a discussion of the data and a description of how these numbers were derived, please see the full text of the report, available at http://www.environmentcaliforniacenter.org.

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