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Imperial County betting its future on renewable energy

Published: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:03pm
Category: 
Energy

Situated in the southeastern corner of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico, Imperial County has long depended on agriculture and cash crops that grew from the good earth.

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DWP will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The so-called feed-in-tariff program would pay customers 17 cents per kilowatt hour for energy produced on their own equipment.

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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.

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Solar Boom Heads to Japan Creating $9.6 Billion Market: Energy

Published: 
Mon, 06/18/2012 - 9:21am

Japan is poised to overtake Germany and Italy to become the world’s second-biggest market for solar power as incentives starting July 1 drive sales for equipment makers from Yingli Green Energy Holdings Co. to Kyocera Corp. (6971)

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Energy Etch A Sketch

Published: 
Sun, 06/17/2012 - 10:17am

As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney endorsed an aggressive program to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions, pushed to close old coal-fired power plants and embraced wind and solar power. Then came his bids for the Republican presidential nomination, first in 2008 and now in 2012. On climate change as on other issues, he has transformed himself, bit by reactionary bit.

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