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SB 1020: Clean Energy, Jobs, and Affordability Act of 2022

Solar technician measuring
Solar technician. Photo by Canva

SB 1020 (Laird) Establishes auxiliary goals under the existing SB 100 objective of zero carbon electricity by 2045 in order to bring focus and accountability among the entities responsible for meeting those goals. In conjunction with the clarification and enhancement of these goals, the act establishes a new state agency regarding clean energy and provide funding for home infrastructure upgrades to ensure equitable impacts regionally and socioeconomically. STATUS: APPROVED in both houses 8/30; SIGNED by the Governor on September 16.