02 May '11, 2pm

Some CPV News You Might Have Missed Last Week: Last week was a seismic-shifting week in the world of energy, u...

Last week was a seismic-shifting week in the world of energy, utilities, and renewables. SunPower , Silicon Valley's premier solar manufacturer, had a controlling stake acquired by Total. Michael Kanellos reported on the event here and drilled down to its deeper implications here . The event has the potential to bust some M&A dams, as well as to change the solar industry landscape. BrightSource , the concentrating solar power (CSP) player with a tortoise problem, filed for a $250 million IPO. General Electric and other private equity firms are bidding for Swiss smart metering company Landis+Gyr in an auction that could reach as much as $2 billion, Reuters reported. Landis+Gyr competes with companies such as Itron (ITRI.O). In a mammoth utility merger , Exelon announced it would buy Constellation Energy to form a utility that will span 38 states, parts of Canada and the Dis...

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earth911.com 02 May '11, 1pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 May '11, 2pm

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organicconsumers.org 02 May '11, 5pm

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treehugger.com 02 May '11, 4pm

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epa.gov 02 May '11, 7pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National W...

Might As Well Face It: We’re Addicted to Growth

Might As Well Face It: We’re Addicted to Growth

triplepundit.com 05 May '11, 8am

Why are we letting this happen? Why are we knowingly plunging headlong into the wall of exhausted resources and arable lan...