Target as reflected in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Declaration: 

The City of Lancaster's committed goal is to become one of the world's first Net-Zero cities, meaning Lancaster will procure and produce more energy via renewable sources than the total amount of energy consumed by the entire city.

BYD's Bus and Coach plant, as well as its battery factory established in Lancaster, bringing the only Chinese manufacturing facility to North America. Since opening, BYD has developed California's first long-range electric bus, the "Lancaster."

Instituted the Nation's first City-mandated Residential Solar Ordinance, requiring all new residential construction projects to include 1 kilowatt per new home built.