27 Aug '13, 2pm

Renewables Top 14% of U.S. Electrical Generation During First Half of 2013 #greenbuilding

What happens if the Southwest drought does not end soon ? Will we keep using 3 to 6 million gallons of Clean Water per Fracked well, to extract natural gas ? This petition will ask the California Regulators and Law makers to allocate Renewable Portfolio Standards to Ca. home owners, the RPS is the allocation method that is used to set aside a certain percentage of electrical generation for Renewable Energy in the the State. The State of California has mandated that 33% of its Energy come from Renewable Energy by 2020. The state currently produces about 71% of the electricity it consumes, while it imports 8% from the Pacific Northwest and 21% from the Southwest. This is how we generate our electricity in 2011, natural gas was burned to make 45.3% of electrical power generated in-state . Nuclear power from Diablo Canyon in San Luis Obispo County accounted for 9.15%, large hy...

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