15 Aug '11, 3pm

Mixed Greens: Penn Guts Renewable Plans, Sungevity Gets $50 M in Credit for

Mixed Greens: Penn Guts Renewable Plans, Sungevity Gets $50 M in Credit for

A new mandate not to buy renewable energy actually appears to violate an existing law that mandates that the state buy 50 percent of its power this year from renewable sources. The Post-Gazette further writes : State Rep. William Adolph, a Delaware County Republican who authored the Energy Savings Act, is in discussions with the governor's office about how the program will be administered, said Mike Stoll, a spokesman for Mr. Adolph. "We're still working with the administration to understand its position on the program," Mr. Stoll said. "It's saying this is part of a consolidation of programs but that doesn't change the requirements of the act." Corbett, meanwhile, has actively promoted shale gas. Natural gas, of course, is cheap at the moment, but it's far from perfect. The environmental problems from hydraulic fracking remain unclear, the process water that gets consumed...

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