That's how the San Francisco Chronicle editorial page characterizes a push in Sacramento to expand investment in solar power through the "Million Solar Roofs" initiative in the state senate. This editorial offers a balanced view of the possibilities and drawbacks of a wide expansion of residential and business solar power, but the editors, as well as the bill's authors, Republican John Campbell of Irvine and Democrat Kevin Murray of Los Angeles, believe they can accelerate a process that's already begun on its own. And California certainly has plenty of sunlight!
I wonder if any of our California reader know this: what kinds of provisions does California have in place for existing buildings to adapt solar power? It would be a shame if solar power underwrote futher sprawl...
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