29 Jul '11, 5pm

Can the California Energy Commission Clean Up Its Small Wind Rebate Program?

Can the California Energy Commission Clean Up Its Small Wind Rebate Program?

DyoCore's SolAir used with permission from DyoCore Greentech Media's recent investigative pieces identified a problem with California Energy Commission renewable energy that has now produced the filing of a complaint against small wind turbine maker DyoCore, Inc. Alleged misrepresentations by the company of the energy-generating capacity of its small wind turbine, according to the CEC complaint, resulted in alleged misuses of the taxpayer-funded emerging renewables program (ERP). The CEC staff complaint requested that the DyoCore SolAir turbine be immediately removed from the Commission's list of ERP eligible equipment for “grossly overstating the turbine performance,” based on the analysis of a third-party energy testing and certification authority. Amy Morgan, a CEC Information Office spokesperson, characterized DyoCore’s alleged misrepresentations as “out of the ballpar...

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