2017 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Environmental Report Card: Energy and Air Quality

Renewable Energy Resources: B

Renewable Energy Resources - Grade: B

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California continues to raise the bar on the adoption of renewable energy, and Los Angeles County is one of the top three producers of distributed solar in the state. Although over half of the County’s utilities have reached the state’s 2020 renewables goal, and the city of Los Angeles is second only to San Diego in MW of solar installed, much of the County is still far too reliant on coal. With national regulations and energy standards on the chopping block, California and LA County must continue to lead in promoting renewable energy resources.