Using energy scenarios to explore alternative energy pathways in California

  title={Using energy scenarios to explore alternative energy pathways in California},
  author={Rebecca Ghanadan and Jonathan G. Koomey},
This paper develops and analyzes four energy scenarios for California that are both exploratory and quantitative. The businessas-usual scenario represents a pathway guided by outcomes and expectations emerging from California’s energy crisis. Three alternative scenarios represent contexts where clean energy plays a greater role in California’s energy system: Split Public is driven by local and individual activities; Golden State gives importance to integrated state planning; Patriotic Energy… CONTINUE READING


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