The renewable energy industry has had a few blows in recent years, yet we are still taking steps forward. Every day it seems there is good news in the sector with technological advancements evolving at a rapid rate. Today’s news shows the growing commitment to renewable infrastructure as California hits a major milestone with 1000 megawatts of solar generated power in the grid. This is a good start!

California has hit a major renewable energy milestone: state regulators reported Thursday that more than 1 gigawatt — or 1,000 megawatts — of solar power has been installed throughout the state through the California Solar Initiative, the state’s aggressive program to encourage homeowners, businesses, local governments and nonprofit organizations to install solar panels on their roofs.

Original article here: http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_22354208/calif-hits-renewable-energy-milestone