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Recent Mandate Secures California’s Status as Solar Superstar

The Golden State has historically led the nation with the highest installed solar capacity (with nearly 45% of all homes incorporating solar power), although Nevada, Texas, and Arizona continue to gain ground. Thanks to a new mandate, starting Jan. 1, 2020, California will continue its tradition as a renewables trailblazer when it becomes the first state in the country to require rooftop solar on all new-home construction. “This is an undeniably historic decision for the state and the U.S.,”

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