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Solar in California Going Mainstream

From Santa Cruz to the Central Valley and from Trinidad to San Diego, solar power is taking hold throughout California as documented in the latest Environment California Research & Policy Center report, California’s Solar Cities: Leading the Way to a Clean Energy Future.

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Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

California's Solar Cities

Solar power is a no-brainer energy resource for California. Cleaner than fossil fuels, safer than a nuclear power, and one of the most reliable sources of electricity, solar power is a critical part of California’s clean energy future. This report combines data from all the state’s solar photovoltaic rebate programs to determine which cities have the greatest amount of solar power.

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With Push Toward Renewable Energy, California Sets Pace for Solar Power

SAN FRANCISCO — A decade ago, only 500 rooftops in California boasted solar panels that harvest the sun’s energy. Today, there are nearly 50,000 solar-panel installations in the state, according to a report to be issued Thursday by the research and lobbying group Environment California.

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Solar foothold reaches beyond Santa Cruz to more conservative regions

Solar panels have long been the domain of eco-conscious communities like Santa Cruz and Berkeley. Not anymore.

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S.F. solar power rebate use quadruples in 2008

The economic recession hasn't stopped eco-conscious San Franciscans from installing solar panels on the rooftops of their homes and businesses - with some financial help from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

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