A BrightSource-backed survey says 75 percent of Southern California desert residents support the development of large-scale solar power plants there.
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Pay attention, nation: A new report sees California’s U.S.-leading solar industry gaining jobs, but also says that its workforce training must evolve.
PV Solar Report’s latest look at the California residential solar market puts San Jose on top, but some smaller cities are rising fast.
Utility-scale solar developers go to court to invalidate a Riverside County, Calif., fee that could cost them millions of dollars every year.
California says its three big investor-owned utilities added a record 839 MW of clean energy capacity in 2011, and were up to 17 percent renewables in 2010.
Environment California says San Diego has more solar installations and capacity than any other city in California—even beating out much larger Los Angeles.
California farmers and ranchers lead the nation in use of solar power. At the same time, government renewable-energy mandates have added pressure for conversion of productive farmland for utility-scale solar energy projects.
The California Energy Commission has given a thumbs up to the 370 MW Ivanpah solar thermal plant, now having approved four solar power plants in as many weeks.
California is in the midst of approving nine large scale new solar projects by year’s end. What does this signal of the state’s goals for clean energy?
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