26 Jul '11, 7pm

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collage photos from the Governor's website California Governor Jerry Brown charged solar leaders with finding a way to install 12,000 megawatts of distributed solar by 2020. “Find the path through the thicket,” he told them. “On the other side, we will have our solar future.” The 12,000 megawatts are part of a 20,000-megawatt solar capacity goal Brown set for the coming decade. Distributed solar is, Brown said in the keynote session of a two-day UCLA conference on the sector’s opportunities and challenges, “resilient and secure because it is so distributed.” California’s proposed centralized solar power plants will quickly place it among the installed capacity world leaders, but “it will be a little harder to become the leader in distributed solar power,” Brown said, noting Germany’s 11,000 megawatts and China’s rapid rise. But distributed solar energy, he said, is a “grea...

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