Cal­i­for­nia out­shines other states in so­lar power

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Cal­i­for­nia passed a cli­mate bill re­quir­ing 50% of each util­ity’s re­tail sales to come from re­new­able en­ergy by 2050. The state is well on its way to achiev­ing that goal with so­lar power in par­tic­u­lar ex­pe­ri­enc­ing a boom. Cal­i­for­nia now out­shines all other states in so­lar, boast­ing 13,241 megawatts of cu­mu­la­tive in­stalled so­lar ca­pac­ity, enough to power 3.3 mil­lion homes.

Cal­i­for­nia out­shines all other states in terms of so­lar en­ergy. Ari­zona has the sec­ond high­est level of so­lar power in the United States with 2,303 megawatts of cu­mu­la­tive in­stalled ca­pac­ity. Ac­cord­ing to the So­lar En­ergy In­dus­tries As­so­ci­a­tion, that is enough to power an es­ti­mated 327,000 homes. (Source: Statista)

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