Calif. Agency Marks Usage Targets For Renewable Energy

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 6:39 PM EST) -- California's utility regulator set new, interim procurement requirements Thursday for state utilities, with the goal of reaching 33 percent renewable energy retail sales by 2020.

Retail sellers must procure an average of 20 percent of their retail sales from eligible renewable energy resources by 2013, 25 percent by 2016, and 33 percent by 2020, according to the California Public Utilities Commission. After 2020, the percentage of sales coming from renewable energy resources cannot dip below 33 percent, the commission said.

California Senate Bill 2(1X) required the...
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