Policy Roadmap

Clean Energy Economy

California must rapidly accelerate our transition to clean energy and dramatically reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. The longer leaders delay this transition, the more costly it becomes. Experts and state planners estimate we will need anywhere from 140-200 GW of new power brought online by 2045 to meet existing targets already mandated by law. However, the current pace of completion is approximately 1-2 GW per year – much too low. The significant time required for new projects to come online, the lack of consistency between agencies, and stubborn political fights all remain obstacles to progress. We need strong leadership and a clear vision that focuses immediate investment on scaling up affordable, clean, and reliable energy resources if we want to meet our clean energy targets…