After determining that the existing electricity supply can meet the state’s system needs through the year 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted unanimously today to defer any new procurement of fossil fuel generation. This ruling establishes for most of the state, that California’s long-term energy needs do not require building more fossil fuel infrastructure, which contributes to global warming.
Lomba, Lisa, "Regulators Say No to More Fossil Fuel Power Generation in California" (2012). Press Releases. Paper 63.