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Here Comes the Sun!: Filed under: Energy News

Here Comes the Sun!: Filed under: Energy News

March 8, 2012 By Susan Kraemer Leave a Comment Share Pin It Ucilla Wang over at GigaOm has created this extraordinary chart from Pacific Gas & Electricity (PG&E) numbers that clearly lays out its incredible expansion of solar between now and 2020. Amazing! PG&E solar goes from 1% to 51% of the renewable portfolio by 2020! It’s one thing for any of us to write about each new gigantic solar farm as it gets a contract, or permitted, or delayed, back on track, financed, or finally built. It is another to see at a glance just what a gigantic change this amounts to. This chart perfectly illustrates the sneaking suspicion that’s been gradually building up – that California’s solar expansion is way out of the ordinary. PG&E is one of the three main electricity suppliers for the state, so the others, SDG&E and SCE may have different percentages of each renewable source. GigaOm got ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/08/here-comes-the-sun/

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