California Takes Step Forward to 100% Renewables
- California leads the way to a greener future Governor Gavin Newsom signed a slate of clean energy bills to install highway solar, increase efficiency, tap into wave energy, and fund transportation for the next decade - an ambitious plan to achieve 100% clean energy.
On October 7th, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a slate of clean energy bills into law, including AB1167, AB1373, AB3, SB48, SB49, SB605, SB253, SB261, AB126, and more. These bills will bring California one step closer to achieving their goal of 100% clean energy by creating legislation that allows for highway solar installations, state purchases of clean energy, increasing energy efficiency in commercial buildings, and requiring companies to disclose their climate emissions and financial risks. The legislation will also tap into offshore wave energy and renew clean transportation funding for the next decade. These bills are the first step in implementing California's ambitious clean energy goals and show the world their commitment to environmental sustainability.
How will California's energy bills advance sustainability?
- AB 1167 and AB 1373 will provide funds to increase energy efficiency in commercial buildings.
- SB 48 and SB 49 will fund solar energy installations along California highways.
- SB 605 will require companies to disclose their climate emissions and financial risks.
- SB 253 and SB 261 will provide funds for renewable energy sources, such as offshore wave energy.
- AB 126 will provide funds to increase the use of clean transportation over the next decade.
- The bills will help California meet its goal of 100% clean energy.
- The legislation emphasizes California’s commitment to environmental sustainability.
- The bills will create incentives for businesses to invest in renewable energy technologies.
- The bills will boost the state's economy by investing in clean energy jobs.
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