• The percentage of total power mix (in-state generation plus imports) from renewable sources rose 1.4 percent to 33.1 percent in 2020, barely meeting the interim goal of having 33 percent of generation from RPS-eligible sources.80 Comparatively, electricity from renewable sources made up 12.5 percent of total generation in the U.S. in 2020. Compared to the U.S., California still has a sizable lead in generation from renewables, but the pace has been increasing slower in California than in the U.S.

80 Renewable Portfolio Standard eligible sources include biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, and small hydroelectric facilities.