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California Remains Clean Energy King With New Solar Initiatives

California continues to lead the way for the US in the alternative energy revolution.  Arnie Schwarzenegger has signed two new laws and an agreement with the US Dept of Interior to speed development of solar and other alternative energy projects in the coming years. 

One is AB 920 which requires utilities to pay consumers for solar electricity that they generate over and above their home needs instead of capturing it for their own profit.  The … Read the rest

First Solar (FSLR) Announces 2 Edison Solar Projects

Southern California Edison selected First Solar (FSLR) to engineer and supply the PV power plant system for a 2 MW project to be installed atop a commercial building.  SCE plans to do 250 installations atop commercial buildings over the next 5 years which is the largest rooftop solar program ever proposed by a US utility.

In addition, the California Public Utilities Commission approved the project terms of a 20 year power purchase agreement between FSLR … Read the rest