06 Mar '12, 5pm

Good news - City of Palo Alto approves #solar FIT program (aka CLEAN program)

Palo Alto, Calif., city council has approved implementation of a new initiative called Palo Alto CLEAN (Clean Local Energy Accessible Now). Under the feed-in-tariff (FIT) program, the City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) will purchase locally produced solar energy at a fixed rate of $0.14/kWh for 20 years, according to national advocacy organization CLEAN Coalition . CPAU will begin accepting applications for power contracts on April 2. In the program's first year, the city's goal is to contract for up to 4 MW of solar energy delivered by systems located on local large commercial rooftops in Palo Alto. The city plans to expand the program to include smaller sites and a wider range of energy-generating technologies in the future. Further details on the program are available here . "Palo Alto CLEAN will expand clean local energy production while only increasing the average uti...

Full article: http://www.solarindustrymag.com/e107_plugins/content/cont...

Tweets

It’s Official: Palo Alto, Calif. Has a Feed-In ...

greentechmedia.com 06 Mar '12, 5am

What do Germany, Italy, Gainesville, Florida, Sacramento, California and Palo Alto, California have in common? Well, as of...

A city without bookshops

e27.sg 07 Mar '12, 1am

4) No one has cracked the discovery problem. In a world without bookshops, or at any rate with fewer and smaller bookshops...

Know your bites: Does the USDA’s local-farms program have a chance?

Know your bites: Does the USDA’s local-farms pr...

grist.org 06 Mar '12, 1pm

Today, most of us see “local” as shorthand for fresh, delicious food that comes with a story attached — and that serves an...

The future of books? A City Without Bookshops

e27.sg 09 Mar '12, 10am

4) No one has cracked the discovery problem. In a world without bookshops, or at any rate with fewer and smaller bookshops...

Introducing the Learn with Google Webinar Progr...

adwords.blogspot.com 05 Mar '12, 5pm

At Google, one of our goals is to help make the web work for your business. Today we’re introducing the Learn with Google ...

Mobile will be a huge trend in 2012, as it alre...

searchengineland.com 04 Mar '12, 2pm

Between the rise of tablets and the continued proliferation of smartphones, 2012 is looking more and more like the year of...

NCC Group and CoCCA Launch Program to Extend As...

domainnews.com 05 Mar '12, 12am

NCC Group, the world’s largest IT assurance and software/data escrow company, and the Council of Country Code Administrato...

We now have a sneak peek of our Conference prog...

cagbc.org 13 Mar '12, 7pm

SNEAK PEEK – EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM 2012 Monday June 11 Workshop: Speed up your LEED Canada - NC 1.0 Certification Faculty: B...