renewable energy

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Power grid operator offers alternatives to natural gas plant but at higher cost

Published: 
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:38am

The manager of California’s electric grid told state regulators that clean energy could be substituted for a proposed natural gas plant in Ventura County but at a higher cost.

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Can Jerry Brown fight climate change in his own backyard?

Published: 
Wed, 07/05/2017 (All day)

In a room once occupied by Republican Gov. Earl Warren, Jerry Brown toasted legislators from across the aisle at a recent climate luncheon in the stately Governor’s Mansion.

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Oregon Finds Switching From Coal to Renewable Energy Is a Bargain

Published: 
Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

Oregon may have a reputation for rainy weather, but the outlook for the renewable energy there is definitely sunny.

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The Tide Is Turning for a New Source of Green Energy

Published: 
Wed, 11/30/2016 (All day)

Two turbines installed off Scotland’s coast aren’t harnessing the country’s winds to generate power. Instead, these blades are spinning underwater, using an even more predictable renewable power source in the region—tides.

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While cap-and-trade funds stay mired in debate, businesses feel the hit

Published: 
Mon, 08/22/2016 (All day)

For more than two decades, Dianne Franklin’s logging business hummed in harmony with the power plant next door.