Prop 7: California's illusory promotion of renewable power

Greenwald, Steven F.; Gray, Jeffrey P.
September 2008
Power;Sep2008, Vol. 152 Issue 9, p28
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the Solar and Clean Energy Act of 2008 in California. The contents of the Proposition No. 7 (Prop 7) consists on the procurement of energy source such as solar and wind energy. It is expected that electric rates will increase three percent after attaining a fifty percent renewable power target. However, disadvantages were perceived in Prop 7 as it increases costs, create bureaucratic paralysis and delay the renewable power transition.


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