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California Is Building The Country's Largest Solar Desalination Plant

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Adele Peters
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If you want to take a shower or wash dishes in East Porterville, California, you'll probably have to use a bucket. The water stopped running in most houses over a year ago. But nearby, farmers are paying to get rid of around 300 billion gallons of water a year. ... Read more about California Is Building The Country's Largest Solar Desalination Plant

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02-11-15 Procurement of Grid-Scale Energy Storage

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Don Liddell

California Energy Storage Alliance
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Co-Founder and General Counsel, CESA

Phone: (619) 993-9096

Email: liddell@energyattorney.com ... Read more about 02-11-15 Procurement of Grid-Scale Energy Storage

CA known geothermal resource areas

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http://www.energy.ca.gov/geothermal/

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In 2007, geothermal energy in our state produced 13,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity. Combined with another 440 GWh of imported geothermal electricity, then geothermal energy produced 4.5 percent of the state's total system power. A total of 43 operating geothermal power plants with an installed capacity of nearly 1,800 megawatts are in California, about two-thirds of the total United States' geothermal generation. ... Read more about CA known geothermal resource areas

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A breakdown of California's pollution sources

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http://www.endurobox.com/blog/california-carbon-tax-experiment-kyoto-protocol/

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California has adopted a cap and trade approach to taxing carbon emissions, which sets an upper limit on allowable levels of carbon and permits the purchase of carbon credits to offset emissions. ... Read more about A breakdown of California's pollution sources

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Electricity use and GDP

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http://blogs.edf.org/californiadream/page/13/?wvsessionid=35f357d2293b49059a82d2044643d9c2

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While California’s per capita electricity consumption has held steady for three decades, per capita gross state product (GSP) has doubled.  This shows that California’s economy has become less reliant on energy to produce goods and services ... Read more about Electricity use and GDP

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