28 Nov '12, 2pm

Response to LA Times: Solar Projects Benefit Counties

Response to LA Times: Solar Projects Benefit Counties

Let’s be perfectly clear – the counties where utility-scale solar projects are being built are benefitting significantly in direct and economic investments, tax revenues and job creation. For example, our $2.2 billion Ivanpah project is more than 70% complete and is employing more than 2,000 workers on site today. At its peak, the project employed more than 2,100 workers, and is estimated to generate $250 million in construction wages and $650 million in total wages over its 30-year life. More than 80 percent of these workers are from the local union halls in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Many of these trade workers were unemployed for years following the economic downturn in 2008. Today, they are earning good wages to support their families and buying goods in their local communities. You can meet a couple of these impressive construction workers by viewing this ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

Tweets

on Megabus from LA to Vegas $1

us.megabus.com 28 Nov '12, 6pm

NEW YORK, NY (November 28, 2012) – Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, today anno...

PNM Seeking Renewable Energy Projects For 2015 ...

solarindustrymag.com 28 Nov '12, 5pm

Public Service Co. of New Mexico (PNM), New Mexico's largest electric utility, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) fo...

Q6: We interviewed panelists at SPI about what ...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Nov '12, 7pm

In this roundtable, panelists discuss what training companies can offer perspective students and what skills are important...

Energy Storage Systems To Bring Baseload Renewa...

cleantechnica.com 24 Nov '12, 10am

This article was originally published on RenewEconomy . It has been reposted with full permission. It has been widely thou...

Renewable Energy Executive Roundtable

Renewable Energy Executive Roundtable

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Nov '12, 2pm

Original discussions in this election focused on Solyndra, and Solyndra became synonymous with the administration’s polici...

Interesting times for #solar power. Strategic Investing in the #Solar Industry: Who is Buying Whom and Why #renewable

Interesting times for #solar power. Strategic I...

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Dec '12, 3pm

When you look at the solar industry today, some market segments are in distress, while others are thriving. “If you are in...

well this is kind of a big deal. There's a 280M...

newenergyworldnetwork.com 29 Nov '12, 3pm

Abengoa nears finish of 280MW US solar thermal plant 29 Nov 2012 Spanish cleantech company Abengoa has completed 80 per ce...

What stops banks from lending to energy efficie...

homeenergy.org 26 Nov '12, 7pm

Four years after the US credit market crashed, energy efficiency projects continue to struggle to secure financing. What’s...

Cambridge team rethinks solar-powered technology: The World Solar Challenge is a marathon race across Australia,...

Cambridge team rethinks solar-powered technolog...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 28 Nov '12, 4pm

The World Solar Challenge is a marathon race across Australia, from Darwin in the North to Adelaide in the South, that see...

EPA honors seven outstanding community sustainability projects: Kaid Benfield,

EPA honors seven outstanding community sustaina...

switchboard.nrdc.org 28 Nov '12, 9pm

Equitable Development Mariposa District, Denver, Colorado It’s hard for me to overstate how much I love this project. In p...

article - trent barton via @trentbartonlive

article - trent barton via @trentbartonlive

trentbarton.co.uk 28 Nov '12, 10am

We’ve returned from the huge UK Bus Awards event at London’s Park Lane Hilton with no fewer than four honours with Sutton ...

Help Wanted: Desertec Looking For Pilot Wind & ...

cleantechnica.com 24 Nov '12, 9am

Desertec , an organization founded in Germany three years ago in order to boost renewable energy supply through the power ...

Making Wind and Solar Work With the Grid: The two traditional excuses for not adding more wind and solar into

Making Wind and Solar Work With the Grid: The t...

greentechmedia.com 27 Nov '12, 7pm

The two traditional excuses for not adding more wind and solar into grid operations have been that they could not be calle...

No End In Sight? The Struggle of Solar Equipmen...

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Nov '12, 9pm

Tokyo Electron announced Friday that it has broken up a joint venture with Sharp for developing machines for making amorph...

More CIGS Solar Casualties: Global Solar Energy and ISET

More CIGS Solar Casualties: Global Solar Energy...

greentechmedia.com 02 Dec '12, 6am

Global Solar Energy was a CIGS flexible thin-film solar vendor notable for its small but real production volumes of eleven...