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California Market for Large-Scale Renewable Projects Gains New Momentum from the Passage of California Assembly Bill 327
Posted on 29 Oct 2013 by Troutman Sanders

In a 33-5 vote on September 10, the California State Assembly passed an assembly bill that could help to rekindle the large-scale renewable energy project market in California. The bill, AB 327 [ enhanced version available to subscribers ],... Read More

This is Real Law: Green Side Up: The Current State of Renewable Energy Mandates
Posted on 23 Sep 2014 by Real Law Editorial Team

By the Real Law Editorial Team With a hundred or so empty pop cans, you can comfortably heat a small building. Perforated and sealed end-to-end, those cans become a manifold inside a wood or metal frame with a clear panel sealed on the front. Solar... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Spotlight : Cuomo In No Rush To Join Other Dems In Endorsing Fracking
Posted on 8 Oct 2013 by State Net

By Rich Ehisen Arkansas has embraced it. So has Illinois. West Virginia and Colorado have too. Maryland is strongly considering it. And now California has become the latest state led by a Democratic governor to sign off on the controversial oil and... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: 1-3 MW Solar RFP Issued in Palo Alto, California
Posted on 14 Jul 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Jason W. Allen , William D. DuFour III and Justus J. Britt The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 1-3 MW (AC) in order to create a CPAU-branded Community Solar Program. The CPAU has stated that its... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Slashed Oil Estimate Threatens Fracking In California
Posted on 12 Jun 2014 by State Net

In 2011, an energy firm hired by the state of California estimated that a 1,750-square-mile rock formation extending from Sacramento to Los Angeles could yield 13.7 billion barrels of oil, based on existing extraction technologies. That projection spurred... Read More