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With a new state mandate on the horizon, California will become first state to require rooftop solar for new-home construction in 2020.

Another day is about to dawn in California’s push to be on the vanguard of renewable energy deployment, and once again all eyes are on that Big Star that ushers it in. Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, most new residential structures in the state must be built to use solar energy for electricity from day one — a mandate that takes the Golden State another stride down what is shaping up to be a path to a fossil fuel-free future.

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