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Huge US-Backed Solar Plant At Full Power

It’s official. The loan-guarantee-backed 250-megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., is fully commissioned and operating at a whopping capacity of 250 megawatts, making it one of the biggest PV plants in the world, according to… Read More

West Coasters Aim To Lead On Climate Change

Governors are gettin’ after it. Or at least trying to. Just days after the chief executives of eight states announced a plan to get 3.3 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington… Read More
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Bring On The Energy Storage, California Declares

Believing it will help keep the grid stable while easing the way for more renewables, California energy regulators on Thursday approved a plan that requires its three big investor-owned utilities to put in place a growing amount of energy storage… Read More
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Clean Energy Not To Blame For Rising Calif. Energy Costs

A coalition of industry trade groups that have long opposed California’s clean energy policies funded a report about a month ago that blamed California’s rising electricity rates on — you guessed it — California’s clean energy policies. Since the California… Read More