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UCLA Project Eyes 100 Percent Reliance On Renewable Energy, Water Sources

An environmental research project at UCLA is aiming to make Los Angeles 100 percent reliant on renewable energy and local water supplies without hurting biodiversity by 2050.



California Senate Approves Rules For Renewable Energy

The state Senate has approved a law setting rules for how utilities can meet the state’s ambitious goal to draw a third of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal within 10 years.



Los Angeles Meets 20 Percent Renewable Energy Goal

Los Angeles has met its goal of providing 20 percent of the city’s power from renewable sources in 2010 largely thanks to a wind plant.


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Feds OK 1st-Ever Calif. Solar Plants On Public Land

For the first time, U.S. land managers are allowing the construction of two solar installations on at least sites that they say will power hundreds of thousands of homes with renewable energy.