News: California Governor Signs Bill Aiming to Double Energy Efficiency

The state of California took a significant step in its battle against climate change with Governor Jerry Brown signing a bill on October 7, which indicates that 50% of electricity used in California will be contributed by renewable energies by 2030, the Guardian has reported.

According to the California Energy Commission, 11.6% of all electricity used in California came from renewable energies in 2009. In 2011, the goal was set at 33% by 2020.

Sources: Guardian and California Energy Commission

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