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CA Needs to be Part of a Regional Electric Grid

My Turn: CA Needs to be Part of a Regional Electric Grid

CALmatters | August 13, 2018
By Len Hering

They say no man is an island. And that goes for states, too, especially when it comes to energy.

In the final weeks of the legislative session, legislators have the opportunity to end the isolation that limits California’s ability to quickly and affordably deploy renewable energy. They need to pass Assembly Bill 813.

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For the past five years, I’ve dedicated myself to accelerating the transition to a world powered by clean energy as president and executive director for the Center for Sustainable Energy. We’re engaged in a race against time, which is why a regional grid is so critical. Right now, Californians’ clean energy options are essentially limited to what we can generate by ourselves here in California. But if the wind is blowing in Texas or Wyoming before the sun rises in California, why shouldn’t we be able to access that clean power?

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