When a state or company creates ambitious climate action targets for itself, it’s commendable. But only when those targets are actually achieved can those entities be recognized and respected. A few years back, California set a goal of having 33 percent of the state’s retail electricity come from renewable sources by 2020. According to the California Energy Commission, the Golden State already surpassed that goal in 2018 as more than 34 percent of electricity is coming from clean sources. This means California is well underway in achieving its goal of 50 percent renewable by 2026.

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