29 Aug '11, 1pm

Would You Pay for Solar on Someone Else's Land? Community Solar Gardens on the Rise: Image credit: CleanPath Ven...

Matthew reported early last year on a Colorado bill to legalize community solar gardens . At the time, the bill was seen largely as a way for renters and condo-owners to get in on the solar game. The bill became law, and Clean Energy Authority reported back in June on the opening of an 858-kilowatt community solar garden that opened at Garfield Community Airport in Colorado . Now, according to GigaOm, interest in community solar gardens is spreading beyond Colorado , with California looking very seriously at creating a similar bill: Cheney used his talk at Intersolar to tout the California Senate bill, SB 843, that would make community solar gardens possible. The bill has made its way to the state Assembly and is waiting for its first hearing. One of the discussions about the bill deals with how much community solar development owners or subscribers would get from selling ...

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Lessons Learned: Italy's Solar Rise and the Path Ahead

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renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '11, 1pm

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#Farming, Friends, and Community

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care2.com 28 Aug '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 06 Sep '11, 7pm

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earthisland.org 31 Aug '11, 7pm

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grist.org 29 Aug '11, 4pm

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grist.org 30 Aug '11, 6pm

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Germany-Greece in Talks Over Massive Solar Project

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '11, 3pm

According to a report Saturday in Greek daily newspaper Ta Nea, a $29 billion project (€20 billion) could create as many a...

Germany-Greece in Talks Over Massive Solar Project

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '11, 3pm

According to a report Saturday in Greek daily newspaper Ta Nea, a $29 billion project (€20 billion) could create as many a...

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thedailygreen.com 31 Aug '11, 12pm

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Solar Power Can Produce Most Of Our Electricity...

treehugger.com 29 Aug '11, 4pm

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Spray-on Solar Cells from Mitsubishi

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cleantechnica.com 30 Aug '11, 1am

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Movie Talk: The rise of China Cinema

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Nevertheless, there are many China directors who made their marks with films of significance, and Zhang Yimou remains as o...