21 Jul '11, 3am

California Overwhelmed by 71 GW of Renewable Project Applications

California Overwhelmed by 71 GW of Renewable Project Applications

Since putting itself on the market for renewables with its 33% renewable energy requirement, California has become like a wildly popular debutante, with a superfluity of suitors offering what Energy Prospects is calling a “glut” of renewable projects to meet the need. Three times more would-be renewable energy projects are queueing to be added to the grid than would be needed, totaling 71 GW. Cal-ISO is having trouble fielding a truly staggering number of applications for renewable energy projects, enough to supply more than 100% of California’s energy needs. So far, the state has added 7.6 GW of renewable power in recent years, pretty much meeting the original Renewable Energy Standard set in 2006 to get 20% by 2010 (19% is installed, the full 20% is contracted for and will be online by 2013). To meet the 33% target would take adding about another 20 GW. About 11 GW of wi...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/07/20/california-overwhelme...

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