California’s grid is hindering its climate goals. Can a new law fix it?

The state’s grid isn’t growing fast enough to support a surge of EVs, heat pumps and more. A new law offers a potential path forward — and could be a model for other states.

By Jeff St. John  . 

Three large black transmission towers with many power lines on a verdant hill with a bright blue sky in the background
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