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Exploring policies to promote local renewables

Steven Weissman, associate director, Center for Law, Energy and the Environment | February 28, 2012

Last July, California Governor Jerry Brown held a conference, hosted by the Luskin Center at UCLA, to launch his initiative to achieve 12,000 megawatts of local renewable energy projects in California by 2020.  Local renewables, often called distributed generation, are projects no larger than 20 megawatts located close to customer demand. Berkeley Law’s Center for … Continue reading »