The California Solar Initiative is close to meeting its California Public Utilities Commission-administered target of 1,940 MW, according to a commission report. \tAn estimated 1,629 MW of photovoltaic capacity has been installed under the program in investor-owned utility territories. Solar panels are now in place at 167,878 customer sites, according to the report issued July 10. \tThe pace of installations is picking up, with 391 MW installed in 2013, 26 percent more than in 2011, stated the report. \tIn 2007, California decided to allocate $3.3 billion of ratepayer money for incentives to install 3,000 MW of new solar by the end of 2016. It was known as the Million Solar Roofs program. \tThe commission\u2019s portion has a $2.2 billion budget and a goal of 1,940 MW of solar capacity by the end of 2016. \tThe overall program also allocates incentive money for new solar homes, which is administered by the California Energy Commission.