Potentially huge economic development ahead for California!

This past Wednesday, September 11, 2013 California’s Legislature approved the largest shared renewable power program in the nation. If Governor Jerry Brown signs it, S.B. 43 will allow investments of up to 600 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 100,000 homes. Of that total, 100 MW must be made available to residential customers: www.eenews.net/stories/1059987118

This compares to the 2 megawatts per solar garden proposed in Nebraska’s Solar Gardens Bill (LB557) sponsored by Senator Amanda McGill, and the 100 kilowatts suggested by Lincoln Electric Systems. See, Public Power Groups Oppose Solar Gardens Bill: http://journalstar.com/legislature/public-power-groups-oppose-solar-gardens-bill/article_8de6d84a-f201-5483-b203-fe6d2e398e65.html

Vote Solar is preparing a public petition urging Governor Brown to sign S.B. 43 into law: www.votesolar.org