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Solar and wind power are outgrowing subsidies

by Mark Chediak and Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg For years, wind and solar power were derided as boondoggles. They were too expensive, the argument went, to build without government handouts. Today, renewable energy is so cheap that the handouts they once needed are disappearing. On sun-drenched fields across Spain and Italy, developers are building solar farms […]

Here’s how local governments are replacing California’s biggest utilities

The Climate Center is cited in the article below. We continue to advocate for Community Choice Energy as a preferred model for many communities because Community Choice agencies’ objectives are aligned with local government climate goals and these agencies do not have any obligation to maximize profits for private shareholders.  by Sammy Roth, LA Times […]

Community-Scale Wind Power at Hardware Center

If you ever get the chance to drive by the ever-colorful Ace Sebastopol Hardware Center, look up. You can’t see the forty kilowatts of solar panels installed on the roof that power the entire place on sunny days, but you can see the small, community scale wind generator that has been installed. This is a […]