The state of California has made a commitment to increase its renewable energy portfolio. In order to do this, the state will need to increase the number of power lines that are dedicated to carrying renewable energy. The state currently has a little over 3,000 miles of high-voltage power lines, but it will need to increase this number in order to meet its goal of having 33 percent of its energy come from renewable sources by 2020.
Other related questions:
Q: What percentage of California power grid is renewable?
A: As of 2016, California’s renewable energy sources (including hydroelectric) provided roughly 20 percent of the state’s total electricity generation.
Q: Where does California get its renewable energy?
A: California has a large and diverse renewable energy portfolio that includes solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, and biomass.
Q: How much of California’s energy is renewable 2022?
A: According to the latest estimates, renewable energy sources are expected to account for about 27 percent of California’s total electricity generation in 2022.
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