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  • Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy

    Blown away by the attacks on wind-power subsidy
    To hear business leaders and political candidates talk, proper industrial policy comprises only three elements: a fair tax system, a level playing field and "certainty." So why is it that all three are about to be thrown out the window as a sop to oil,...
  • 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....
  • 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?...
  • Obama speeds Southland light rail, wind energy projects

     
    To boost jobs and speed construction, President Obama on Monday put 14 national infrastructure projects on a fast track for approval. Four are in California, including a wind-energy plant in San Bernardino County and a light rail line through South Los...
  • Wind powers amusement park game at Santa Monica pier

     
    It takes sheer strength to ring the bell on the High Striker game at Santa Monica Pier's Pacific Park. But it takes wind power to electrify the more than 100 bulbs, spotlights and a sound system that bring the game......
  • Biofuels, wind power show gains, but hurdles remain

     
    Biofuels and wind power are having the biggest new impact in American power generation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Energy Department. Consumption of biofuels has risen 16 fold increase since 2000 and wind power use has seen an...
  • Wind industry says jobs will be lost if tax credits expire

     
    A new study released by the American Wind Energy Association today said that 54,000 jobs can be created and maintained if the Congress acts to extend the Production Tax Credit, which is currently set to expire in 2012....
  • Wind power hit important milestones in 2011

     
    Two states--Iowa and South Dakota--were the first to get an average of 20% of their electrical power from wind energy, the AWEA said. The 20% threshold was first mentioned as an important standard in the Department of Energy's 2008 report "20% Wind Energy...
  • Supervisors knock down Antelope Valley wind turbine study

     
    Efforts to build large electrical wind turbines in the Antelope Valley suffered a defeat Tuesday, when the Board of Supervisors sided with a coalition of residents and environmentalists who opposed the project....
  • Overheard on Twitter: In defense of teachers, wind energy, the Angels

     
    An op-ed column by a charter school teacher in South Los Angeles drew praise this week. Other Twitter users were disappointed about coverage of wind energy and having to search for Angels scores. The comments, compiled by Ebony Bailey: [View......
  • Are 'green' jobs the great American con job? [Most commented]

     
    "Is the green energy revolution about energy independence? Or is it about fighting global warming? Or is it about jobs?" asks Jonah Goldberg in his Tuesday column about what he calls the war to green America. For most of the......