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California set to run on carbon-free power by 2045

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Legislation has been passed to move the state towards 100 per cent clean energy by 2045.
On Tuesday, the state Assembly voted to approve the legislation, known as Senate Bill 100. Over the next couple of days the bill is expected to be signed by the state Senate.
Dan Jacobson, state director of Environment California, said “This is a response to the threat of climate change and to the inaction in Washington D.C. While we’re not the first state in the country to go to 100 per cent, we will lead many, many other states around the country to go 100 per cent.”
The state is set to become the biggest economy in the world to pledge to 100 per cent carbon-free electricity.  
Despite the legislation failing to pass last year, this time around, it is expected that Gov. Jerry Brown will sign the bill (...)

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