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July 13, 2017
SMERC director, Rajit Gadh, quoted in Agence France-Presse (AFP) article on solar power in California

SMERC director, Rajit Gadh, was quoted in an Agence France-Presse (AFP) article "Californians take a shine to solar power" on solar power in California. The article discusses several aspects of why solar will continue to grow in California.

See excerpt below:
"Right now, we're in throes of rapid change in the solar industry," said Rajit Gadh, director of the UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center. "As people process all the information out there and report their success stories and it starts to become mainstream ... the momentum will grow."

He said apart from cost, another reason average consumers have gingerly adopted solar power in recent years was the dizzying number of regulatory hoops they had to go through to get approval from utility companies and a lot of complicated information to process.

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