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Taking Advantage of California’s Renewable Energy Requires Getting Time-of-Use Rates Right

On one day this summer solar alone provided nearly a third of peak electricity demand in California, in what has become a routine record-setting performance. As air conditioning ramped up across the state, California deployed more solar and avoided the construction of new gas peakers and transmission and distribution capacity. This spring, renewables accounted for more than 50 percent of generation on several occasions.
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