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Solar Farm a First for California, PG&E and Developer

Posted by GetSolar Staff In Wednesday, May 19 2010 under: CalRENEW-1, PGE, California Solar, Utility Solar

In 2002, the California legislature approved Senate Bill 1078, which created the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS), one of the most ambitious of its kind in the country. Later reaffirmed by Senate Bill 107 in 2006, the RPS requires electricity corporations to increase the amount of energy they receive from renewables by 1 percent annually. The goal back then was to reach 20 percent by 2010. By 2020, that figure increases to 33 percent.

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