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Renewable Energy

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  • Feds won't prosecute wind farm if turbine blades kill a condor

    Feds won't prosecute wind farm if turbine blades kill a condor
    Federal wildlife officials on Friday for the first time agreed not to prosecute a developer if an endangered California condor is struck and killed by turbine blades at its proposed wind farm in the Tehachapi Mountains, about 100 miles north of Los...
  • The Week Ahead: Biden goes south, classic cars go continental

    The Week Ahead: Biden goes south, classic cars go continental
    Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
  • 28 solar workers sickened by valley fever in San Luis Obispo County

    28 solar workers sickened by valley fever in San Luis Obispo County
    Epidemiologists are investigating an outbreak of valley fever that has sickened 28 workers at two large solar-power construction sites in San Luis Obispo County. Staff from the California Department of Public Health, and investigators from the...
  • Union chief is wired into City Hall

    Union chief is wired into City Hall
    If you bumped into the guy, you probably wouldn't recognize him. Chances are, you've never even heard of him. But he's one of the most powerful players in Los Angeles politics, and he's swinging for the fences again, using his considerable clout to...
  • 'Artificial leaf' now ready to get dirty, inventor says

    'Artificial leaf' now ready to get dirty, inventor says
    Harvard chemist Daniel Nocera recently developed the world’s first practical artificial leaf – a silicon-based device that could use sunlight to split water and create clean fuel. Now, the scientist says he’s improved the leaf –...
  • Jerry Brown OKs bills to expand renewable energy in California

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signs energy-related bills...
  • Laos to begin building hotly debated Xayaburi dam this week

     
    Laos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
  • State's sprint to wind, solar power could trigger crisis, panel warns

     
    As state officials scramble to transition California’s power grid toward more renewable energy, consumers are threatened with being saddled with billions of dollars of unnecessary costs due to poor planning and lack of oversight, a government...
  • Lawmakers make plans to spend $2.5 billion in new energy funds

     
    With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
  • 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...
  • Al Gore, still energized

    Al Gore, still energized
    Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...