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Airbus Has Its Sights Set On Hybrid Electric Planes

Published: 
Sun, 04/27/2014 - 11:00am
Category: 
Transportation

Aircraft maker Airbus Group NV is learning from carmakers as it works on developing a small plane powered by hybrid electric engines that could represent its first move into the market for regional jets.

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Taxpayers, ratepayers will fund California solar plants

Published: 
Thu, 09/20/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Driven by the Obama administration's vision of clean power and energy independence, the rush to build large-scale solar plants across the Southwest has created an investors' dream in the desert.

Taxpayers have poured tens of billions of dollars into solar projects — some of which will have all their construction and development costs financed by the government by the time they start producing power.