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California wants to go totally clean electricity-wise.

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 10 signed a bill that sets a state goal of achieving 100% clean energy by 2045 as well as an executive order proclaiming a target of carbon neutrality by that same year, reported the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) in a recent newsletter.

“This bill and the executive order put California on a path to meet the goals of Paris and beyond. It will not be easy. It will not be immediate. But it must be done,” said Governor Brown.

Transitioning to an entirely carbon-free energy grid will create good-paying jobs, ensure our children breathe cleaner air and mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change on our communities and economy,” said state Sen. Kevin de León.

The CESA notes that this commitment from California raises the Golden State's renewable portfolio standard target from 50% to 60% renewable energy by 2030.

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