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Renewable Energy

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Top Renewable Energy Articles

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  • Land speculators see silver lining in solar projects

    Land speculators see silver lining in solar projects
    For Sale: 3,400 acres in the desert. • No paved roads. Check. • Isolated. Ideal. • Land not suitable for farming. Perfect. • Blistering sunshine. Jackpot. • Asking price: $34 million. Deal. As large-scale solar...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy

    Arnold Schwarzenegger urges candidates to champion green energy
    Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday urged Republicans running for president to do more to encourage investment in renewable energy, and pledged to be a "cheerleader" for the issue. The former California governor was honored in Washington on Monday night as...
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated. In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
  • Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth

    Sacrificing the desert to save the Earth
    Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket. Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
  • Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire

    Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire
    It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
  • California's low-carbon fuel regulations clear small hurdle

     
    California’s ability to carry out low-carbon fuel regulations is back on track after a ruling by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Fresno. The court overturned an injunction, freeing the state Air Resources Board to continue to prepare...
  • Climate skeptic admits he was wrong to doubt global-warming data

     
    The paper, made available today, amounts to the second time that Muller et al have had to back away from a key plank of climate skeptics' argument that Earth is simply going on along its natural temperature path, and that man-made pollutants are not...
  • U.S. has a long way to go to reduce reliance on fossil fuels

     
    At 407 pages, the Energy Department's just released Annual Energy Review contains more than you'll ever want to know about power consumption and production in America. On the other hand, you'll never be at a loss for words, or facts, on the subject....
  • Forest biofuel projects could increase West Coast carbon emissions

     
    Thinning West Coast forests on a widespread scale to feed bioenergy projects would increase the region's production of greenhouse gases, according to a new study....
  • Tons of L.A. River trash to be captured before hitting the sea

     
    Tons of trash normally swept to the ocean by the Los Angeles River should be captured by thousands of trash screens that have been installed beneath nearly every storm drain in the lower reaches of the river. The project is......