Senate Leader to Introduce 100% Clean Energy Measure

Monday, May 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO – California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) is set to unveil Senate Bill 100 on Tuesday, which would require California to generate 100 percent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources by 2045.

 

WHO:

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles)

Senator Henry Stern (D-Agoura Hills)

Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego)

Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)

Danielle Osborn-Mills, California Director, American Wind Energy Association

Robbie Hunter, President, State Building & Construction Trades Council of California

Tom Werner, President and CEO , SunPower Corporation

Jim Woodruff, First Solar, President of Large Scale Solar Association

Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director for Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis

           

WHEN:

10 a.m. PT, Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

LIVESTREAM https://youtu.be/vYKF8O1X2tg

 

WHERE:

62-acre, 16.3-megawatt SunPower solar power plant (VIDEO) on the campus of University of California, Davis.  

From Highway 80, take the UC Davis exit 71, heading south.

Follow Old Davis Road to Levee Road. Turn left on Levee Road. There’s a sign at the turn for the Raptor Center.

Follow Levee Road past the Raptor Center. A couple of minutes down the dirt road from the Raptor Center, the solar power plant is on the left.

 

Transportation will be provided to members of the press on a first-come first-served basis. Departure will be from 11th and N Streets at 9:15 am, please email Barbara.Hubbard@sen.ca.gov to confirm.

 

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