California's solar energy set power supply record in March
April 12, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California met its goal to produce about half the state's electricity from renewable sources for three hours on March 11, a new estimate from the U.S. government shows.
The U.S. Department of Energy's statistics division used data from the California Independent System Operator, which manages the electricity grid across 80 percent of California and part of Nevada, The San Francisco Chronicle reported (http://bit.ly/2nAQZST).
The record was set when almost 40 percent of the electricity flowing across the grid came from large-scale solar power plants.
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