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California passes clean energy bill

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California passed a new law Monday that calls for the state to get 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045, the AP reports.

What to watch: The bill will likely face two key challenges — finding reliable, long-term energy and pushback from "not in my backyard" landowners, former energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told Axios energy reporter Amy Harder. Go deeper with more from the interview.